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Copy of Copy of AB InBev
Transcript of Copy of Copy of AB InBev
Anheuser-Busch InBev is a publicly traded company in Leuven, Belgium. It is the leading global brewer and is one of the worlds top five consumer product companies. AB-InBev has more than 150,000 employees in 25 countries worldwide. There are more than 200 beer brands, and three global beers Budwiser, Stella Artois and Becks.
What does AB-InBev make?
Anheuser-Busch is a divisional structured company in regards to the levels of the organizational chart. Divisional structure is an organizational structure made up of separate, semi autonomous units or divisions. Anheuser- Busch main focus is its clients. AB breweries are spread across the United States and Canada, and use various vendors. There is a huge umbrella of products for clients to choose from. But each department has a vice president that orchestrates the direction in which that company should go. (List dept.) AB wholly builds a legacy of corporate social responsibility by focusing on three key areas: promoting alcohol responsibility, preserving and protecting the environment, and supporting local communities.
Span of control
Anheuser-Busch is a tall organization. It operates 12 breweries across the U.S., manages agricultural facilities, and is a major manufacturer of aluminum cans. Anheuser-Busch is also the one leading aluminum recyclers for more than 30 years.There are 15 levels of hierarchy on the board of Anheuser-Busch. The CEO is at the top of the list and the zone presidents of the 12 countries are on the board as well. The rest of the levels include; chief marketing officer, chief strategy officer, chief sales officer, chief supply officer, chief people officer, chief procurement officer, chief legal and corporate affairs, and chief financial and technology affair.
This organization has a centralized decision making process. They have a list of who is over what and who is involved in the decision making, but there are no lower level people who make decisions.
Non-management employees really do not participate unless they are a member of the group or under someone in charge.
Our organization makes extensive use of rules and procedures to organize and coordinate our work actives by using our code of commercial communications.
Examples: We implement our commitment through internal activities of posters, print advertisements, and tv advertisements.
We implement our commitment through external activities. Playing an active role in seeking to ensure 7 operational standards, credible and effective self-regulation are implemented in all European markets. The rule in our corporate governance establish a framework of best practices and ways of thinking.
Span of control cont.
The organization is rapidly increasing their span of control. The company also created the Global Management Trainee Program for undergraduate and graduate levels. The company states that, "In a constantly evolving industry, we take the development of high quality future leaders very seriously." While many can apply the normal way, college students are now able to intern for 10 months with a mentor, getting the experience of working at the company and getting leadership skills needed to progress in the business.
Anheuser-Busch does use a matrix structure as an organizational structure. The functional units that are involved are the zone presidents of the different countries that they are located in and the different department sections in the company.
The organization does make much use of this structure. They outsource the election of the four major board members EPs, SCA, and BRC Luxembourg companies.