Influence of Structure
Organizational structure can be equated to a person’s personality and physical traits. In this assignment, the student will identify an organizational structure looking at Structural Dimensions and applying Porter’s model. A decision as to what Miles and Snow Typology best describes the strategy of Ternary Software’s organization will be made.
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This assignment requires that at least two additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
Write a paper (1,000-1,250 words) that discusses the organizational structure of Ternary Software at and how the structure influenced the organizations effectiveness. Be sure to address the following in your paper:
Identify Ternary Software’s organizational structure. (Use the Brian Robertson interview as a resource. You may need to do some extra research.)
- Describe the four Structural Dimensions of Ternary Software. How did each affect Ternary Software’s efficiency and effectiveness?
- Apply Porter’s Competitive Strategies model to Ternary Software and offer support for your decisions based on evidenced-based research.
- Explain which of Miles and Snow’s Typology strategies best describes Ternary Software’s strategy.