DQ_1A - The difference between organization as structure...

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The difference between organization as structure and as process is the same as the difference between result and method. Organization structure determines how an entity is modeled from top down – the formation of a group of people who have teamed up in a certain hierarchy for a purpose or a goal. The goal is usually set by the person on the top of the hierarchy and eventually broken down into set of jobs handled by the level below him, until it becomes a set of executable tasks handled by the team members. An organizational structure is the result of the organizing process. “This process involves determining what work is needed to accomplish the goal, assigning those tasks to individuals, and arranging those individuals in a decision-making framework (organizational structure)” and driving them with a method of reward. Child describes their relationship as part of the components that make up organization. He clearly states that “organization has structural, processual, and boundary-defining facets
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2011 for the course MARKETING Strategic taught by Professor Martin during the Spring '11 term at University of Liverpool.

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DQ_1A - The difference between organization as structure...

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