BCOR 370 EXAM 2 Study Guide

BCOR 370 EXAM 2 Study Guide - BCOR 370 EXAM 2 Study Guide...

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Organizing : The process of structuring both human and physical resources to accomplish organizational objectives Organizing involves Authority, Responsibility, and Delegation Span of Control Centralization : Decentralization : Organizational Structure : The framework of jobs and departments that directs the behavior of individuals and groups towards achieving the organization’s efforts. Work Specialization : Subdivision of tasks into specialized jobs Departmentalization : Basis for grouping jobs together Chain of Command Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Executive Vice President President Executive Vice President Vice President Vice President Vice President Vice President Vice President Region 1 Region 2 Region 3 Region 4 Region 5 District A District B District C District D District E District F Mechanistic Organizations Rigid hierarchical relationships Fixed Duties Many Rules Formalized Communication Channels Centralized Decision Authority Taller Structures Organic Organizations Horizontal and Vertical Collaborations Adaptable Duties Few Rules Informal Communication Decentralized Decision Authority Flatter Structures Functional Departmentalization Plant Manager Manager, Engineering Manager, IS Manager, Purchasing Manager, Accounting Manager, Human Resources Product Departmentalization President Vice President, Fuels Vice President, Lubricants Vice President, Chemicals Marketing Marketing Marketing
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course MANAGEMENT 370 taught by Professor Houghton during the Spring '12 term at WVU.

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BCOR 370 EXAM 2 Study Guide - BCOR 370 EXAM 2 Study Guide...

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