Internal Environment: Strengths and Weaknesses (SWOT)

IV. Internal Environment: Strengths and Weaknesses (SWOT)

Ford motor Corporate Structure

1.     How is the corporation structured at present?

a.      Is the decision-making authority centralized around one group or decentralized to many units?

b.     Is the corporation organized on the basis of functions, projects, geography, or some combination of these?

2.     Is the structure clearly understood by everyone in the corporation?

3.     Is the present structure consistent with current corporate objectives, strategies, policies, and programs, as well as with the firm’s international operations?

4.     In what ways does this structure compare with those of similar corporations?

answer each question in a paragraph