Salvation Army Organisational Analysis

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Introduction “Doing the Most Good” is exactly what The Salvation Army has been doing for 151 years. The Salvation Army was founded on William Booth’s passion for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. A movement that started as evangelistic meetings turned into one of the biggest non-profit organizations. The Salvation Army is now working in all corners of the world, providing help to those in need. Their mission statement is, “The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination” (The Salvation Army-Home). The Salvation Army helps people meet these human needs through their services. A few services they offer are soup kitchens, rehabilitation centers, human trafficking safe havens, disaster relief, and many more. The …show more content…
All of the positions are appointed, besides the role as “General”. The top of the hierarchy is International Headquarters. This is followed by Territorial Headquarters. These headquarters are broken down into Divisional Headquarters per Territorial. Lastly, these Divisional Headquarters each have a Corps and Social service position (Organisational Structure). The top level of the hierarchy is the International Headquarters, located in London, England. This headquarters oversees all operations of The Salvation, around the world. These operations are carried out by the General and the departments under him. “The main responsibilities of the International Headquarters is to deal with strategic, long-range planning; acting as resource centre for the worldwide Army; being facilitator of ideas and policies; and allocation of resources” (Organisational

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