ch12 - MGT 325 Management Skills Organizational Structure...

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Unformatted text preview: MGT 325 Management Skills Organizational Structure Prof. Paul A. Rubin Department of Management Spring 2008 Management Skills (MGT 325) Organizational Structure Spring 2008 1 / 6 Coordinating Activities Mutual adjustment : interpersonal communication leading to consensus Direct supervision : authorized entity assigns/adjusts tasks Standardization : formal rules delineate tasks Behavioral standardization dictates worker behaviors Job analysis Formal job description Output standardization documented goals Skill standardization specify worker skill sets that allow workers to function autonomously Norm standardization shared beliefs that foster coordination Management Skills (MGT 325) Organizational Structure Spring 2008 2 / 6 Substructures and Hierarchy Departments : group workers by function May be divided into subgroups assigned to specific products or clients Divisions : group workers (and departments) by product/service, customer or geography Departmental structure mirrored in each division...
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This note was uploaded on 05/13/2008 for the course MGT 325 taught by Professor Roth during the Spring '07 term at Michigan State University.

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