Assignment- Week 10- Chapter 8
1. a. What is departmentalization?
Departmentalization is the process wherein people and activities are grouped into departments. It
is the practice or manner wherein individual activities are allocated to work groups to create a
specialized functional area different from other areas in a company.
1.b. What are the different types of departmentalization ( organization structures) defined in your
The different types of departmentalization include:
1. Functional Departmentalization
Functional Departmentalization refers to departmentalization by functions such as purchasing or
2. Geographical Departmentalization
Geographical Departmentalization refers to departmentalization based on geographical ar