Mintzberg also stressed the criticality of having a sound strategy before developing a workable management system. Mintzberg: The current crisis is not simply a banking or financial sector crisis, it is a management crisis. There is a great difference between a role and management role. Of all the configurations, adhocracy shows the least respect for the classical principles of management, especially unity of command. 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’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. The adhocracy must hire experts and give power to them - Professionals whose knowledge and skills have been highly developed in training programs. Henry Mintzberg is a management theorist who has worked for many years to describe different types of business structures. In practice organizational structure may differ from proposed model. Henry Mintzberg distinguishes ten key managerial roles that managers and executives fulfil. The strategy process: concepts, contexts, cases. SIDELIGHTS: Henry Mintzberg is a management expert and professor of management at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The term management roles point towards particular categories of managerial behavior which is limited to management. 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. Henry Mintzberg revolutionized our understanding of what managers do in The Nature of Managerial Work, his landmark book. 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. H Mintzberg, S Ghoshal, J Lampel, JB Quinn. Pearson education, 2003. The Canadian management expert Henry Mintzberg is an authority in the field of organizational structures and organizational design. Mintzberg claims that while all leading management writers present some facets of management they completely ignore other facets. 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. The structure of" unstructured" decision processes. He has written many business books on various organisational management theories. The key implications of Mintzberg’s configurations are that it gives us a useful model to describe how the organizational structure affects strategy. 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.