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The company uses this structural characteristic to support regional strategies.
For example, each product type division has its semi-autonomous capabilities to develop products that directly suit the needs in consumer goods market segments. This corporate structure is also advantageous because it enables Unilever to differentiate its products despite the large size of its global operations.
Even though geographic divisions are one of its structural features, the company focuses more on product type divisions. As a result, there is limited support for market-specific or regional strategic reforms.
Thus, to improve this organizational structure, a recommendation is that Unilever must increase its emphasis on geographic divisions to empower regional managerial teams. Such structural change improves strategic effectiveness in regional consumer goods markets.
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The following are the main characteristics of Unilever’s organizational structure: Product type divisions (most significant feature).
A Decade of Organizational Change at UNILEVER Unilever is an Anglo–Dutch multinational consumer goods company. Its products include foods, beverages, cleaning agents and personal care products. It is the world 's third-largest consumer goods company measured by revenues and the world 's largest maker of ice cream.
Unilever Home & Personal Care (HPC) is one of the two main business divisions within consumer goods giant Unilever. It is the world leader in personal wash and deodorants, and among the leaders in laundry detergents, haircare and surface cleaning.
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