MGMT605_Lecture_10_Spr10

MGMT605_Lecture_10_Spr10 - Session 10: Organizational...

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Lecture 10 1 Session 10: Organizational Structure Reminders & Today’s Agenda Organizational Structure Introduction Tucker Company Example Handed Back: Feedback on draft of team findings
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Lecture 10 2 Goals for Today Understand the different types of structure as well as the strengths and weaknesses of each Apply concepts to a company reorganization Discuss fit of structure with strategy
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Lecture 10 3 Some Definitions Organizing – the deployment of organizational resources to achieve strategic goals Organization structure (design) – how tasks are divided, resources deployed, and departments coordinated Organization chart – the visual representation of an organization’s structure
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Lecture 10 4 Efficiency Minimize costs, time, effort Coordination/Communication Integrate diverse organizational tasks Smooth & seamless operations, high quality Adaptation/Flexibility/Innovation Scan environment Change to meet environmental needs Timely action Goals Relevant to Structure
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Lecture 10 5 Organizing and Design Choices Work specialization – the degree to which tasks are subdivided into jobs (a.k.a. division of labor)
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course MGMT 605 taught by Professor Seminarinorganizationalbehavior during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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MGMT605_Lecture_10_Spr10 - Session 10: Organizational...

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