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Lesson_09_Assignment_v2 - (1) Large organizations are able...

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(1) Large organizations are able to achieve economies of scale and global reach. The small organization offers better responsiveness and flexibility in fast-changing markets but its reach is usually only regional. Large organizations are standardized, complex and mechanistic with emphasis on the vertical hierarchy, though successful large organizations are often decentralized. Giant companies are designed for optimization rather than innovation and tend to breed “organization men.” The large organization is more complex and likely to breed organization men, while the small organization can be kept simple in a relatively simple environment, and foster entrepreneurs. The organizational complexity provides for hundreds of functional specialties within the organization to perform multifaceted tasks and to produce varied and complicated products. Small organizations tend to be simpler with a flat structure and an organic, free-flowing management style that encourages entrepreneurship and innovation. The personal involvement of employees in
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