ORGANIZING TO LEAD(1)

ORGANIZING TO LEAD(1) - Organization and Management Adding...

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Unformatted text preview: Organization and Management Adding Value Unit # 1 Exam Grades Posted Mean = 78; SD = 10 Median = 78 Mode = 82 Range = 98 - 44 WHAT DO YOU THINK? Large bureaucracies are evil Hierarchy It flows down Organizational Chart Chain of Command An unbroken line of authority that links all persons in an organization and shows who reports to whom. CEO CEO VP Marketing VP Marketing VP Production VP Production VP Finance VP Finance COMMON MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS Craft [bespoke]Manufacturing: Custom; tailor- made; nonstandard Mass Production: High production; Repetitive; standardized; low unit cost Flexible Manufacturing: Process more than one product style simultaneously. DIMENSIONS OF MASS PRODUCTION [e.g. assembly line] Highly Rational System- Rationalization Efficiency [productivity]: Producing the most product for the resources used-economies of scale & deskilling employees Predictability: Homogeneous products; standardized operating procedures {SOP]; costs are known; Inflexible technologies-no surprises Control: Domination over employees, technology, costs, processes, and homogeneous markets IN VIDEO, Modern Times, NOTE SIMILARITIES TO WORK TODAY Efficiency through job specialization, delegation, technology Gaining Predictability-standardized procedures Control of the production process through employees, technology, power relationships Systems effects on employees MASS PRODUCTIONASSEMBLY LINE---PARODY IN VIDEO, Modern Times, NOTE SIMILARITIES TO WORK TODAY Efficiency through job specialization, delegation, technology...
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