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- Briefly introduce the organisation

Honda Motor Co., Ltd is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation


primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power
equipment. Honda has been the world's largest motorcycle manufacturer since 1959, as
well as the world's largest manufacturer of internal combustion engines measured by
volume, producing more than 14 million internal combustion engines each year. Honda
was the eighth largest automobile manufacturer in the world behind Toyota, Volkswagen
Group, Hyundai Motor Group, General Motors, Ford, Nissan, and FIAT in 2015.[7]
- its size

By revenue, Hondas Automobile segment is the companys largest


division. In fiscal 2016,1 ~73% of the companys total revenues came
from the Automobile segment
Honda motorcycles are well-known worldwide, and the company is the
worlds largest motorcycle manufacturer by volume
level of complexity
Honda is a highly complex organization because it is a large multinational organization.
it may have hundreds of product offerings and thousands of employees, investors,
customers and suppliers.
primary functions

market sector

North America is the largest single market for Honda Motor Company
(HMC). In fiscal 2016,1North America accounted for 56% of its total
revenues.
Honda enjoys a strong brand image in the Asian market. In terms of
revenues, Asia is the second-largest geographical market for Honda
Using Mintzbergs configuration model, classify chosen organisations structure
identifying its key part and its prime coordinating mechanism

The Diversified Organisation


The strategic apex is top management and its support staff. Fumihiko Ike
(Chairman)
Takahiro Hachigo
(President and CEO)

The operative core are the workers who actually carry out the organizations
tasks. Workers constitute the operative core in Honda
The middle line is middle- and lower-level management. CEO in every
country are the middlelevel managers in Honda
The technostructure are analysts such as engineers, accountants, planners,
researchers, and personnel managers. In Honda, divisions such as instruction,
business, personnel, public relations, research and development, and the like
constitute the technostructure.
The support staff are the people who provide indirect services. In Honda,
similar services include engineer, , legal counsel, and consulting to provide
support.
1. Direct Supervision the use of managers to directly supervise and
control the work of employees
2. Standardization of Work exists when the content of work is specified or
programmed. this refers to job descriptions how to make products in all
countries
3. Standardization of Skill exists when the kind of training necessary to
do the work is specified. this refers to certificates or level of skill
required for employees
4. Standardization of Output the measurement of output to ensure
consistency but allow flexibility in its attainment
5. Mutual Adjustment the informal mechanism of simply
communication with others and adjusting performance on an ongoing
basis
6. Standardization of Norms the use of culture as the basis for
controlling behaviour