Galaxy Toys Case Study

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George Jepson and Jack Mercury are the founding fathers of Galaxy Toys Inc. They founded this organization the year 1956. Galaxy Toys Inc. is an exceptional shop which deals in toys. They specialize in LEGO© new and old. Previously, George was working in a plant which manufactured barrel in Toledo. It was during this time that he developed interest in construction of toys. This was due to the advancements in space exploration witnessed at that time. George started by making a spacecraft toy for Russ, his son, to entertain him. Several parents including Jack got attracted and paid Jepson to make similar toys for their kids. At that time Jack owned a leading toy production plant that was supplying toys to many toy stores in Ohio. Enthralled …show more content…
In a company such as the Galaxy Toys Inc. managers have such a big role to play in driving the vision, mission and core objectives of the company. Managers not only oversee the daily operations of the company but they are the ones charged with the development of the organizational system as well as masterminding the integration of the organization’s operations to ensure efficiency in production. It is important to note that managers have four major roles including planning, organizing, leading and controlling. This paper, however will delve into the organizing role of the manager. But first and foremost it is important to define the term manager. A manager is the person in control of a business, a department, a section or a group of staff. A manager organizes and coordinates the caily operations of a company, business, or organization in order to ensure the set objectives are achieved. The organizing role of the manager describes how the manager synchronizes and combines financial, physical and human resources in order to cohesively work towards the institution’s goals and objectives. It describes how the manager defines roles of various positions and co-ordinate …show more content…
Those in the higher echelons of management are charged with setting the objectives and giving direction to the company. The other managers must execute the set objectives in their various units. As such there is proper flow of information in the management. An organizational structure is very useful in dividing the operations in the organization in specialized units. This empower the departmental managers. Such a company as Galaxy Toys is currently at a crucial point and needs a smooth flow of information. That is why such a simplified structure is necessary. This structure reduces the number of stages through which information has to go through before reaching those at the top. Similarly, dissemination of information to those in the lower ranks and to the staff is easier. This reduces distortion of information and above all boosts the decision making authority of the

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