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Unformatted text preview: of overall conception may lead to adjusting difficulties. Moreover, Compartmentalizing tasks can stifle cooperation. View2: However, team work is not to simply add one component to another, but to organically conform all components together. The stated opinion is that the most effective way for managers to assign work is to divide complex tasks into their simpler component parts. This strategy is probably cost­effective in many situations. However, I think that it works against important organizational values over time. Distinct divisions of labor are efficient for a number of reasons. First of all, workers with few highly specific skills are usually cheaper to hire than those with broader education and experience. Secondly, it is less expensive to train employees in narrow areas. Finally, strict compartmentalization of tasks makes it easier for managers to control employees, and, therefore, to control and increase productivity. But however profitable this strategy might be in the short run, it can ultimately work against the organization. To begi...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course ECAS asdfasdf taught by Professor Asdfaf during the Spring '09 term at Academy of Art University.

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