Session 07 - Org Structures Part 3 Fall 2009

Session 07 - Org Structures Part 3 Fall 2009 - IOE 421 Work...

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IOE 421 Work Organizations IOE 421 Work Organizations Session 07 Organizational Structures (Part 3) September 30, 2009
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IOE 421 Work Organizations Turn in Team Task 03 Assignment Lecture – Organizational Structures Concluded Brief on Flying Frisbee Activity Next Class Assignments Our Agenda This Afternoon
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IOE 421 Work Organizations Our Trajectory, Past and Present Functional Organization Divisional (Product) Organization Geographic Organization Matrix Organization Hybrid Organization Horizontal (Process) Organization Modular Organization Example: “20 Hubs” model Information Processing Alternatives (Today, 07): Vertical Linkages Horizontal Linkages Criticality of Communication Modes Appropriateness of Organizational Design (Today, 07) Guidelines for Designing Formal Structure
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IOE 421 Work Organizations From Lecture 06: Organization Structure Three Key Components of Organization Structures An Organization Structure: Designates formal reporting relationships, including the number of levels in the hierarchy and the span of control of managers and supervisors. Identifies the grouping together of individuals into departments, and departments into the total organization. Includes the design of systems to ensure effective communication, coordination, and integration of effort across departments.
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IOE 421 Work Organizations Organizational information processing requirements of goals, environment, technology, and size Information processing capacity of structural design choices - vertical and horizontal linkages, departmental grouping Organizational effectiveness Integrated “Fit” Information Processing Requirements & Capabilities
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IOE 421 Work Organizations Why is information processing and communications critical in all organizations? Organizations use information strategically in 3 arenas: To make sense of ongoing change in its environment To acquire new knowledge for innovation creation To make decisions about future courses of action 1 / 1 / Choo, C.W., “The Knowing Organization: How Organizations use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge and Make Decisions”, International Journal of Information Management, Vol. 16, no. 5, October 1996. Information Processing Capabilities
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IOE 421 Work Organizations Information Processing Linkages Vertical Information Linkages: Used to coordinate activities between the top and bottom of the organization Designed primarily for control of the organization Horizontal Information Linkages: Used to coordinate across organizational departments Designed to overcome barriers and provide opportunities for coordination and unity of effort
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Vertical and Horizontal Information Linkages Engineering Mechanical Shop Electrical Shop
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Session 07 - Org Structures Part 3 Fall 2009 - IOE 421 Work...

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