Chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Principles of Organizing Organizing...

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Chapter 7 – Principles of Organizing Organizing Defined o Determining Tasks to be done, how tasks are grouped Who is to do them Who reports to whom Where decisions are to be made Organizational Structure – basic functions o Product organizational outputs and achieve organizational goals o Minimize and regulate individual variations from organizational requirements o Define which positions will exercise power over other positions, and how Classical principles of organizing o Specialization – individuals in an organization perform tasks that are narrow in scope Contributes to efficiency Necessary because 1 person does not have time, energy, or knowledge to complete all tasks required of an organization o Span of control – factors that affect: Type of work done Employee competence/expertise Supervisor competence/expertise Relationship between supervisor and employees Pressure for production Flat or Tall Structures o Departmentalization
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