Assignment 6 - Chapter 5: The Inter-organizational Context...

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Chapter 5: The Inter-organizational Context of Public Administration Tiffany Watt Assignment 6 October 27, 2011 PA 101 – E01 Instructions: Define these terms: bounded rationality, functional principle, organizational culture, scalar principle, scientific management. 1. Bounded rationality – seeking the best possible solution, but not necessarily the most rational, from a purely economic standpoint. 2. Functional principle – third of the four main principles for structuring large organizations; describes the horizontal division of labor. 3. Organizational culture – the basic pattern of attitudes, beliefs, and values that underlie the organization’s operations; consists of shared assumptions that members of the organization hold. 4. Scalar principle – second of the four main principles for structuring large organizations; describes the vertical division of labor among various organizational levels. 5.
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