International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Comparative Study of Organizational Structure of Urban Rail Transit Operating Company
Yonghong-Xu, Zhigang-Liu, Xiaofang-Mu

The urban rail transit has developed for more than sixty years and it has been operated in nearly twenty cities in China. In different stages of the development of urban rail transit, the companies’ organizational structures have their respective characteristics. The existing organizational structures can be divided into two modes: one is typical of Shanghai and Beijing for the M-type organization mode, and the other one is U-type organization mode, which is typical in Nanjing and Shenzhen. This paper analyzes the two main structure types and characteristics, so it provides some references for the construction and optimization of organizational structures of city rail transit operators.

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