Organisational Structure of Northrop Grumman -
February 5th, 2011
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is an American aerospace and defense technology company formed by the 1994 purchase of Grumman by Northrop. The company was the fourth-largest defense contractor in the world as of 2010, and the largest builder of naval vessels. Northrop Grumman employs over 122,000 people worldwide. Its 2007 annual revenue is reported at US$32 billion. Northrop Grumman ranks #61 on the 2010 Fortune 500 list of U.S. industrial companies. It is headquartered in the Century City area of Los Angeles, California.
In January 2010, Northrop Grumman announced plans to move its headquarters to the Washington, D.C. area by 2011, then in April 2010 narrowed the location to Northern Virginia and finally in July 2010 announced its new location would be in Falls Church, Virginia
Chairman of the Board
Acting, Human Resources
Maritime & Tactical Systems
Control & Accounting
Secretary & Deputy Legal
The functional areas within this said structure may be centralized or separated by product lines.
Divisional Organizational Structure has its strategic business unit or SBU or the structure that are arranges into group by division (, 1996, ). It is organized by markets, products, shared resources and profit responsibilities (, 1996, ).
The biggest example for this type of organizational structure is the Procter and Gamble. Procter and Gamble management divide its overall production into three categories or what they called as the three Global Business Units or GBU, that are responsible for manufacturing, marketing and spreading product innovation throughout the company’s product categories and geographic markets: the Facial and Homecare; the Beauty Care; the Baby and Family Care; the Health Care; and the snack and beverages (, 2004, ). Using this type of structure, the management of Procter and Gamble will be enabled to identify specific profits and losses in a particular product category
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