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organisational structure

Organizational Structure The Coca-Cola Company has made a lot of changes in the last year with the structure of their company from top management to the employees at the bottom of line in terms of power in the company. In years past the Coke Company has had more of a centralized organizational structure. After Doug Ivester was pushed to resign as chairman and CEO of Coke the organization really changed the way that they ran things. Many of the most powerful people the company was tired of Ivester’s cramped management style of leadership and became concerned about his future at the company. When Doug Daft took over as chairman and CEO of the Coca-Cola Company the organizational structure really changed from the centralized type of structure to the decentralized type of structure within the Coke Company. Doug Ivester was running the show by himself and was unwilling to take advice from others and this was apparent when Doug Daft came in to replace him as CEO. The centralized style of management in the past had been everyone in the main branch in Atlanta. All areas of the business from foreign affairs in different countries and matters in the states were all centralized out of the Atlanta building. After daft took over as CEO He decided that the company would be better run if there were more of a decentralized form of management put into place. Presently there are more top executives out in different countries where coke has gone into so that the Coca Cola Company as a whole will benefit all over the world. The employees even up to the top executives can see the difference and can see the purpose and direction that the company is going in. A good CEO or any top executive to be successful has to be able to handle crises and let the people who are working for you know that they are important at all levels of the company and allow everyone to see a purpose and importance in their jobs. While Ivester was still in charge of ...

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