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The type of structure of an organization has considerable impact on the motivation and productivity of employees. Analyse this statement, citing suitable examples.

Organizational structure can make or break a business. Senior management and upward reporting must provide a strong base for employees so they are sufficiently motivated. When there are cracks in this structure, or a lack of forward thinking, businesses run the risk of losing their best employees due to lack of motivation in the company. When a business or company has a strong, consistent organizational structure, employees feel secure in their jobs. Second on this list is safety and security. It is safe to postulate that people who have confidence in their management structure will respond positively to their organization.

When your business has a transparent organizational structure, you have a conduit to share corporate goals and plans with your employees. When you share these goals and align them with your employee's personal goals, you can move teams forward in a productive manner. When business goals are met, employees should be notified so they can gauge their own progress against that of the company.

Effective corporate organizations have clear reporting lines. This means if an employee has an idea, challenge, issue or problem, he knows exactly who to talk to. When companies do not have a strong organizational structure, opportunities and complaints can both be lost. The more accountable your employees are, the more likely they are to work toward success.

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