Chapter8_OL-1

Chapter8_OL-1 - Chapter 8: Outline Two theories of...

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Chapter 8: Outline Two theories of organizations Organizations Classical theory Four basic components to any organization A system of differentiated activities People Cooperation toward a goal Authority Four major structural principles Functional principle Scalar principle Unity of command Line/staff principle Span-of-control principle Main contribution of classical theory Neoclassical theory Critique of the four major structural principles of classical theory Functional principle Scalar principle Line/staff principle 1
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Span-of-control principle Main contribution of neoclassical theory Organizational structure Structure Coordinating mechanisms Mutual adjustment Direct supervision Standardization of work processes Standardization of work output Standardization of skills and knowledge Mintzberg's seven basic parts of an organization Operating core Strategic apex Middle line Technostructure Support staff Ideology Politics Components of social systems Social system 2
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