History of Hr

Connor, McFadden and McLean highlighted the following common types of organisational structures3:
  * functional (by the different functions present in the organisation, for example, sales, production, HR)
  * geographical (by location of operation, therefore, enabling local decision-making)
  * product-line based
  * customer/market based
  * matrix (combining hierarchical and functional approaches, typically with multiple reporting lines).
Middle managers are subordinate to the Principal and Senior Management Team, but they hold a position above the staff who work in their teams. The layers of management and leadership give a clear understanding of the chain of command so that employees know who they directly report to. This, Weber (1964) would argue was a bureaucratic and hierarchical structure with rigid levels of authority that meant only those higher in the hierarchy were able to give instructions to those lower down.   However, this structure does allow also for a clear direction when one is looking for promotion within the organisation.

is also seen as a functional organisation as it is arranged around traditional management functions to include: Finance, IT, marketing, Sales, as well as the less traditional MIS and Employer Engagement departments. Within each of these sectors there are varying levels of leaders or managers who are responsible for the functions. Appendix x shows the Organisational chart for the management depicting the Principal, Deputy Principal, and the Corporate Director at the top

1.1 Explain types of organisations and the roles of management in them.

  * Types of organisation (Public sector, Private sector, third sector, centralised/decentralised. is Hierarchical, structured by function of what they do ie finance, MIS, workbased learning
  * Roles of management (see Mintzberg)
  * Functional areas of HR and management (Ulrich? ) Small centralised team

An Organisation is social arrangement,. Pursues collective goals,...