Gnc Inc.

2538 Words Jul 27th, 2013 11 Pages
Absolutely amazing, that 's all I can say about the corporate structure of GNC. As with any jumping on fads there are always going to be someone to try to take advantage of consumers; welcome to the wonderful world of GNC. This company is no different than any other company, low paying part-time employees, medium range pay for managers, and large pay for regional sales directors and so on. First of all let me explain my background: I am a part-time sales associate, I have been lifting for about 4 years, have taken three nutritional classes in college, along with two personal trainer classes and four types of chemistry classes. I have since switched my major from nutrition so no I do not have a degree in dietetics?.
Second let me explain
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GNC at least in corporate stores, has sales goals in certain areas that all employees are required to reach
The mechanistic organizational form, or bureaucracy, is a structure that is high in specialization, formalization, and centralization. It was the natural result of combining the six elements of structure. While organic organizational form, is an adhocracy. It is a structure that is low in specialization, formalization, and centralization. Organic organization is highly adaptive, loose and flexible. The loose structure allows organic organization to change rapidly as required.

In organic organization, employees are usually professionals who are technically proficient and trained to handle diverse problems. Because the organic organization is low in centralization, the professionals can respond quickly to problems. This is efficient because the top management cannot be expected to possess the expertise required to make necessary decisions.

Name | Age | Since | Current Position | Joseph Fortunato | 59 | 2012 | Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer | Michael Nuzzo | 41 | 2008 | Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President | Thomas Dowd | 48 | 2011 | Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer, General Manager | Gerald Stubenhofer | 42 | 2007 | Senior Vice President, Secretary, Chief Legal Officer | Darryl Green | 51 | 2011 | Senior Vice President - International and Domestic Franchising | Michael Locke | 66

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