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Module 8 Organization Organization Structure and Design Structure and Design
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Module 8 What is organizing as a managerial responsibility? What are the most common types of organization structures? What are the trends in organizational design?
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8.1 Organizing Organizing is one of the management functions Organization charts describe the formal structures of organizations Organizations also operate with informal structures Informal structures have good points and bad points
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ORGANIZING Management Functions Organizing Arranges people and resources to work toward a goal
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ORGANIZING Organizational Charts Structure system of tasks, reporting relationships, and communication that links people and positions within an organization. Organization Charts describe the formal structure, how an organization should ideally work.
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ORGANIZING Organizational Charts What You Can Learn from an Organization Chart
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ORGANIZING Formal Structure
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ORGANIZING Formal Structure Division of Labor People and groups performing different jobs. Formal Structure The official structure of the organization. Informal Structure The unofficial relationships that develop among an organization’s members.
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ORGANIZING Informal Structure Informal Structure Unofficial but important working relationships between members.
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ORGANIZING Informal Structure Informal Structures have good and bad points Social network analysis identifies communication relationships Good points include problem solving, support, friendship and fill gaps in the formal structure Bad points include rumors, inaccurate information and resistance to change
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8.2 Common Types of Structures Functional structures group together people using similar skills Divisional structures group people by products, customers or locations Matrix structures combine the functional
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course MGT 3315 taught by Professor Waner during the Spring '11 term at UCM.

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