MOS180.Chapter 13 Notes

MOS180.Chapter 13 Notes - Chapter 13 Notes Organizational...

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Chapter 13 Notes Organizational Structure Organizational Structure- how job tasks are formally divided, grouped, and coordinated -6 key elements managers need to address when they design their OS :work specialization, departmentalization, chain of command, span of control,  centralization and decentralization, and formalization Work Specialization -the degree to which tasks in the organization are subdivided into  separate jobs Departmentalization - the basis on which jobs are grouped together -functional: grouping by functions preformed -product: grouping by the type of product the O produces -geographic -process -customer: grouping by types of customers the O seeks to reach Chain of Command -the unbroken line of authority that extends from the top of the  organization to the lowest echelon and clarifies who reports to whom Delegation -assignment of authority to another person to carry out specific duties,  allowing the employee to make some of the decisions Span of Control -the number of employees that report to a manager
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course MOS 180 taught by Professor Dr.nat during the Winter '08 term at UWO.

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MOS180.Chapter 13 Notes - Chapter 13 Notes Organizational...

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