TEAM WORK IN APPLE INC.
One of the biggest focuses of Apple Inc is its team work. In its mission statement, Apple says that its main desire is to work together and improve the environment by working together with its employees and the rest of the world. Teamwork is essential to Apple's success, for the job is too big to be done by one person. Individuals are encouraged to interact with all levels of management, sharing ideas and suggestions to improve Apple's effectiveness and quality of life. It takes all of employees to win. We support each other and share the victories and rewards together. We are enthusiastic about what we do. Steve Jobs, as CEO of the world's largest tech company, was often identified as the singular face of Apple. It was considered that he was the man who is the energy and creative spirit behind the company, but Apple is much more than just Steve Jobs. Jobs himself has said so in the past."Apple is an incredibly collaborative company. Teamwork is dependent on trusting the other folks to come through with their part without watching them all the time. We're great at figuring out how to divide things up into these great teams that we have and all work on the same thing, touch bases frequently and bring it all together into a product." At another place, jobs went like "That’s how I see business. Great things in business are never done by one person; they’re done by a team of people." 1. Cross Functional Teams at Apple Inc.:
Apple is now almost the most valuable company in the world due in large to the organizations ability to keep innovating. Year after year, Apple keeps coming out with revolutionary and beautiful products such as the iPhone and the iPad and the iPod Nano and the list goes on and on. Yet, Apple seems to stick to a very strict hierarchical organization structure filled with top secret research and projects where one employee has no idea what another one is doing. However, If looked closely, one will find a different story....
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