MNG201_study_units_8_to_10

MNG201_study_units_8_to_10 - MANAGEMENT STUDY UNIT 8...

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MANAGEMENT STUDY UNIT 8 ORGANIZING ORGANISING AND DELEGATING Explain concepts: Organising process of creating a structure for the organisation that will enable its people to work effectively towards its vision, mission and goals Organization end result of the organizing process. Process of organizing consists of assigning tasks necessary to achieve goals to relevant departments & providing co-ordination to ensure departments work synergistically. Organizational structure Task of dividing up the work & allocating responsibility. Basic framework of formal relationship between responsibilities, tasks & people in an organization. REASON FOR ORGANISING Allocation of responsibilities Organizing leads to an organization structure. Indicates clearly who is responsible for what tasks. Accountability Implies that the responsible employees will be expected to account for outcomes, positive or negative, for that portion of the work directly under their control Establishing clear channels of communication Ensures that communication is effective and that all information required by managers and employees at all levels of the organization perform their jobs effectively reaches them through the correct channels Resource deployment Helps managers to deploy resources meaningfully Division of work The total workload is divided into activities to be performed by an individual or a group of individuals
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The principle of synergy Enhances the effectiveness and quality of the work performed Organizing means systematically grouping a variety of tasks, procedures, and resources Entails an in-depth analysis of work to be done, so each person is aware of his or her duties Departmentalization. The related tasks and activities of employees are grouped together meaningfully in specialized sections, departments or business units so that experts in various fields can deal with their specialized tasks Co-ordination Structure is responsible for creating a mechanism to co-ordinate the activities in the entire organization THE ORGANISING PROCESS 5 Phases: 1. 2. 3. 4. define worker relationships 5. developed organizational design 6. control mechanism
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each employee reports to only one supervisor Chain of command links every employee with someone at a higher level Span of control Number of subordinates reporting to a manager Division of work How should work be divided? Employees have specialized jobs Standardization When structuring the organisation process of developing uniform practices that employees must follow in doing their jobs Co-ordination All departments, sections and individuals should work together to accomplish organisations goals. Integrating all organizational tasks &
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2011 for the course MNG 2016 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at University of South Africa.

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MNG201_study_units_8_to_10 - MANAGEMENT STUDY UNIT 8...

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