Could the three levels of an organization—corporate, business unit, and functional unit—each have a different organizational structure? Why or why not?

Discussion Post

Read chapters 10 and 11 then answer the following questions:

1. How does organizational structure influence the strategies an organization develops?

2. Why is there no optimal structure?

3. Could the three levels of an organization—corporate, business unit, and functional unit—each have a different organizational structure? Why or why not?

4. What are the corporate office’s key concerns in creating and implementing strategy? Why?

Textbook:
Walston, S. (2018). Strategic healthcare management: Planning and execution (2nd ed.). Health Administration Press.

Could the three levels of an organization—corporate, business unit, and functional unit—each have a different organizational structure? Why or why not?