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Unformatted text preview: 1. Instead of an organization having all of the functional units within itself. Design manufacture, etc. the organization finds what is does best and find partners that do those functions better than they do. This creates a NETWORK ORGANIZATION. Many of these things are communicate electronically. 2. Dynamic network: It has a temporary nature. Created for a purpose, serves its purpose and then it dies off. a. E.g. Movies. There used to be 5 major studios. Eg metro, warner, paramount, 20ths century fox i. All these movie places owned everything needed to make a movie in the olden days. Actors, theater, film, etc. ii. Boeing got their wings from someplace, engine comes from someplace. When you place all the things together you get a Boeing dream line. 3. Decentralization: The vertical dimension of an organization. In a decentralized organization, people lower down have substantial authority to make decisions. In centralized, just people at the top have the formal authority to make decisions. authority to make decisions....
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- Spring '08