Chapter 13 - Chapter 13 I) Organizational Structure and...

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Chapter 13 I) Organizational Structure and Culture a. The Strategic i. Organizational Structure 1. Definition a. Work roles and authority relationships that influence behavior in an organization. ii. Organizational Culture 1. Definition a. The values shared by associates and mangers in an organization. b. Fundamental Elements of Organizational Structure i. Structural Characteristics 1. Defintion a. Refers to the tangible, physical properties that determine the basic shape and appearance of an organization’s hierarchy. 2. Height a. Definition i. The number of levels in the organization, from the CEO to the lower level associates. 3. Span of Control a. Definition i. The number of individuals a manager directly oversees. 4. Departmentation a. Definition i. The grouping of human and other resources into units, typically based on functional areas or markets. b. Different Styles
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i. Functional 1. Style in which resources related to a particular functional area are grouped together. ii.
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