H Mintzberg, S Ghoshal, J Lampel, JB Quinn. Mintzberg also stressed the criticality of having a sound strategy before developing a workable management system. The Canadian management expert Henry Mintzberg is an authority in the field of organizational structures and organizational design. SIDELIGHTS: Henry Mintzberg is a management expert and professor of management at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The structure of" unstructured" decision processes. The strategy process: concepts, contexts, cases. The term management roles point towards particular categories of managerial behavior which is limited to management. He has written many business books on various organisational management theories. Henry Mintzberg distinguishes ten key managerial roles that managers and executives fulfil. The key implications of Mintzberg’s configurations are that it gives us a useful model to describe how the organizational structure affects strategy. There is a great difference between a role and management role. Mintzberg talks about management literature by well known writers and says “Together perhaps they cover all the parts but even that does not describe the whole job of managing”(Mintzberg 1994, p. Mintzberg’s Model of Organizational Structure Management expert Henry Mintzberg proposed that traditionally organizations (profit making or not for profit) can be divided into five components. Of all the configurations, adhocracy shows the least respect for the classical principles of management, especially unity of command. Finally, the startups have a structure that is composed of the strategic apex and the supporting staff in their initial years of operation as the organization structure is yet to be formalized. Now in this comprehensive new volume, Mintzberg broadens his vision to explore not only the function of management, but also that of the organization itself and its meaning for society. Henry Mintzberg revolutionized our understanding of what managers do in The Nature of Managerial Work, his landmark book. Pearson education, 2003. The adhocracy must hire experts and give power to them - Professionals whose knowledge and skills have been highly developed in training programs. In practice organizational structure may differ from proposed model. Henry Mintzberg is a management theorist who has worked for many years to describe different types of business structures. A spectacular management researcher, Dr. Henry Mintzberg states that the duty of managers can be best defined by looking over their roles at work. Mintzberg: The current crisis is not simply a banking or financial sector crisis, it is a management crisis. WORK IN PROGRESS: A political pamphlet entitled Getting Past Smith and Marx: Toward a Balanced Society; Managing; and Organizing Coherently: Structure in Sevens, a revision of Structure in Fives. Mintzberg claims that while all leading management writers present some facets of management they completely ignore other facets.