Lecture 5 Organizational Structure1

Lecture 5 Organizational Structure1 - SESSION5...

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1 What are the elements of organizational structure?  How has the organizational landscape been changing  changes? SESSION 5 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Chapter 4: Karakowsky Case: Pixar (p.167)
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2 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE A deliberately planned network or pattern of  relationships that exists among individuals in  various roles or positions
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3 Work specialization / Division of labour Functional – Social / Narrow – Wide Centralization High – Low Span of control Narrow – Wide Formalization High – Low ELEMENTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL  STRUCTURE
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4 Organizations as  Machines  ( classical  management approaches ) Rational and goal-oriented entities Emphasizes control, efficiency, formal rules  and structures Mechanistic structure Organizations as  Open Systems  ( behavioural  management approaches ) Social entities Interact with their environment Organic structure ORGANIZATIONAL METAPHORS
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5 ORGANIZATIONAL ARCHETYPES   Mechanistic Organic Division of labor Narrow Wide Centralization Centralized Decentralized Span of Control Narrow Wide Formalization High Low
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6 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE STRATEGY TECHNOLOGY ENVIRONEMNTAL UNCERTAINTY SIZE THE RATIONAL PERSPECTIVE
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7 DETERMINANTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL  STRUCTURE : SIZE  SMALL LARGE Division of Labor Wide  Narrow Centralization Centralized Decentralized Span of control Wide Narrow Formalization Low High
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DETERMINANTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL  STRUCTURE What kind of structure would be appropriate for the  following strategies: Focus on Innovation Cost leadership What kind of structure would be appropriate for  routine or non-routine technology ? What kind of structure would be appropriate for 
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