Write a two
three page description of your ideal
Important issues to be specific about the
organizational characteristics are:
-Products and services
What industry or sector is the enterprise involved in?
What markets does it serve?
Who are its customers?
Does it provide products or services?
Are you working in an organization or are you self employed?
What size is the organization?
Does it have a single organization or is it made up of multiple sub organizations(i.e. divisions, business units, etc.)
Is organization local or does it operate in a global market?
Is the organization for profit, not for profit, or government?
What is the organization’s vision and mission?
How do they communicate these to employees?
What is the working atmosphere like?
How do you prefer to be supervised?
How should management ensure accountability and quality work?
Is the organization more formal or informal in terms of its ways of operating?
What do you see yourself doing in the organization?
What level of responsibility do you have?
Will you be supervising the work of others?
How does the organization interact with its employees?
What does the organization, interact with the community and the environment?
What values are important to the organization?
How would it embody those values?
How frequently will I be evaluated?
What methodology will be used?
Are evaluations by supervisors, peers, or both?
How does the organization reward its members?
What are its policies for compensation, promotions, and benefits?
Will it provide performance related incentives in the form of raises, bonuses, stock options, etc?
THE IDEAL ORGANIZATION
There are various organizations around the globe, both for profit and not-for-profit, governmental or non-governmental. Out of these, there are some that have very exemplary structures that make one’s dream organization. Apple is one such example. It was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak with the aim of selling computer products. It has it’s headquarter in California.
Its mission statement is “…committed to bringing the best perso