search for an organizational chart of a manufacturing, service, or technology company looking specifically for one that shows a change in the operations function. Typically, such charts can be found in published annual reports of public companies.
Based on your analysis of the chart, respond to the following:
Identify the components of the operations function in the organizational structure of the company.
Review the annual reports over the past three years and see how the operations management function has changed.
Examine the financial reports to understand the competitive and market challenges the organization is facing and then analyze the importance of operations in the organization.
Explore how the organizational function has evolved to keep pace with the changing competitive and business landscape.
If possible, identify an event that caused the organization to change the role of the operations function in the organizational structure and offer an explanation of how the new operational function is better suited to compete in the current business environment.
By the due date assigned, post your responses to the Discussion Area. Through the end of the module, comment on at least two of your peers’ responses.
Write your initial response in 300–500 words. Your response should be thorough and address all components of the discussion question in detail, include citations of all sources, where needed, according to the APA Style, and demonstrate accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation