Week 8 Organizational Structure and Design

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1 Week 8 - Organizational     Principles of  Management 
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2 Definitions Organizational Structure The formal arrangement of jobs within an  organization Work specialization The degree to which tasks are divided into  separate jobs (division of labor) Departmenalization The basis by which jobs are grouped together Geographical, functional, product, process, customer Cross-functional teams
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3 Definitions Chain of command The continuous line of authority Span of control Number of employees a manager can effectively manage Centralization The degree to which decision making is concentrated at a  single point in the org Decentralization - the degree to which lower-level  employees provide input or actually make decisions Formalization The degree to which jobs are standardized The degree to which employee behavior is guided by rules  and procedures
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2010 for the course BUSINESS busi1007 taught by Professor Prof during the Spring '10 term at HKU.

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