Acorn Industries

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1. How should Acorn organize now, considering both their commercial business and their growing government business? Following pure project organization is more appropriate for the organization at his moment. This will allow the new projects to function independently and hence their success or failure would not affect the existing lucrative commercial business. As the new defense projects require more of R&D and collaboration with production planning, a pure project organizational approach would allow for the synergy and would provide holistic view of the project. It will put client as focus of activity and Project manager will have full control over the project which is of at most importance for long term projects. But this approach need …show more content…

That way, even the positive bias can also be handled to certain extent. Also, some fixed tenure should be fixed for employees who get into the projects which would then reduce the positive bias arising out of the need to retain them. 5. As Acorn continues to grow, should it consider adopting a matrix structure? Acorn should definitely strive toward a matrix structure as it grows. It will allow for high technology areas to integrate several functional

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