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Address the following questions and also provide the name of a company example of each structure with supporting rationale.
 
    What kinds of companies should employ the simple structure organizational configuration?
    What kind of companies should use the machine bureaucracy form of structure?
    What kinds of organizations should feature a professional bureaucracy form of structure?
    What kinds of firms should use the divisional form of structure?
    What types of organizations are best suited to the adhocracy form of structure?
 
 
“Among the weaknesses of the divisional structure is the duplication of activities and potential of counter-productive inter-market competition for customers, which is not only inefficient but can limit opportunities for cooperation across market segments and waste resources.” This statement applies to conglomerate organizations. Can you think of a form of structure that is better suited to multiproduct, multiservice companies? Defend your answer.
 

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