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Chapter 9 Designing Adaptive  Organizations
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Departmentalization Functional Product Customer  Geographic Matrix Authority in organizations Job design approaches 2 Outline of lecture
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Organizational Structure The vertical and horizontal configuration of departments, authority, and jobs within a company. 3 Introduction Organizational Process The collection of activities that transform inputs into outputs that customers value.
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4 Departmentalization A method of subdividing  separate organizational units  that take responsibility for completing  particular tasks
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5 Functional departmentalization
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Functional departmentalization Advantages Disadvantages Work done by highly  skilled specialists Lowers costs through  reduced duplication Communication and  coordination  problems are  lessened ü Cross-department  coordination can be  difficult ü May lead to slower  decision making ü Produces managers  with narrow  experiences 6
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7 Product departmentalization General Electric Appliances Aviation Energy Consumer Electronics Adapted from Exhibit 9.4 Healthcare Media & Entertainment
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Product departmentalization Advantages Disadvantages Managers specialize,  but have broader  experiences Easier to assess  work-unit  performance Decision-making is  faster ü Duplication of  activities ü Difficult to coordinate  across departments 8
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9 Customer departmentalization U.S.
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY 1310 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at Texas State.

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