Organizational Structure

Provide a description of Walmart.

As part of your description include a discussion of the type of organizational structure.

Describe an agency problem within the firm and discuss what you think is causing the problem and how the problem might be better controlled.

Describe the job dimensions of the firm and discuss whether or not you believe the current design is appropriate for the firm.

Discuss any suggestions you might have for improving the job design; for example grouped by function or by product or geography or a matrix organization?

Provide a diagram if helpful to illustrate. Is this organization effective? Describe the compensation package for executives and employees within the firm.

Discuss whether or not you believe that the compensation package is effective and any suggestions that you might have for improving the compensation package.

While these questions focus on the latter half of the course, you should remain mindful of the economic concepts that were developed in the beginning of the course. All page margins should be the default margins for your word processing program. Use only the LEFT margin justification setting. Please use page numbering for all pages except the cover page. All 7 pages should be single spaced only (this includes spacing between paragraphs) and a 12 point font