Organizational Structure and Culture

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Unformatted text preview: Organizational Structure and Culture Organizational structures defines how job tasks are formally divided, grouped and coordinated Organizational chart a drawing chart that represents every job in the organization the formal reporting relationships between those jobs Product/Service Divisional Departmentalization Customer Divisional Departmentalization Process Departmentalization Mechanistic organizations tend to be more successful in relatively stable and certain environments o Minimal social, political and economics pressures on the organization o Infrequent technological breakthroughs in the industry o Reliable source of resources and supplies o Highly stable demand for the organizations product or service Organic organizations tend to be more successful in unstable and uncertain environments with higher levels of creativity and innovation, quicker to detect changes in the environment and quicker to respond to changes in te environment Organizational Culture:...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course BADM 066 taught by Professor Bailey during the Fall '07 term at GWU.

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