Operating in the energy segment since 1875, ConocoPhillips is a company that appeared from a merger of Conoco Inc. and Phillips Petroleum Company, which occurred in August 2002. Nowadays, the American company is among the fifth worldwide largest energy corporations and in top six as a “supermajor vertically integrated oil companies” (ConocoPhillips official website).
– ConocoPhillips Organizational Structure Compared to other Organizational Structures
Discussing about the company’s organizational structure, Daft, Kendrick and Vershinina observe that ConocoPhillips integrates a flexible structure, handling complex areas of business through a diversified and sophisticated technology (2010).
ConocoPhillips is structured on