v366 Organizational Design and Structure

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Organizational Design and Structure/Ch15 00:44 Outline: Define differentiation ad integration as organizational design process Discuss six basic design dimensions of an organization Briefly describe five structural configurations for organizations Describe four contextual variables for an organization Explain the four forces reshaping organizations Discuss emerging organizational structures Identify two cautions about the effect of organizational structures on people Organizational Design  The process of constructing and adjusting an organizations structure to achieve its  goals Process begins with organizations goals Goals broken into tasks as the basis for jobs Jobs are grouped into departments Departments linked ot organizational structure Organizational structure The linking of departments and jobs within an organization Designed to prevent confusion in the organization Contextual Design A set of characteristics that influence the organizations design process Examples: size, technology, environment, and strategy and goals When theses characteristics change the organization must redesign itself to met new 
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SPEA-V 366 taught by Professor Sergiofernandez during the Spring '09 term at Indiana.

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