chap 7 - Chapter 7 Definitions Organizing-the deployment of...

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Chapter 7 Definitions Organizing -the deployment of organizational resources to achieve strategic goals Organization Structure -the framework in which the organization defines how tasks are divided, resources are deployed, and departments are coordinated Organization chart -the visual representation of an organization’s structure Work specialization -the degree to which organizational tasks are subdivided into individual jobs; also called division of labor Chain of command -an unbroken line of authority that links all individuals in the organization and specifies who reports to whom Authority -the formal and legitimate right of a manager to make decisions, issue orders and allocate resources to achieve organizationally desired outcomes Responsibility -the duty to perform the task or activity an employee has been assigned Accountability -the people with authority and responsibility are subject to reporting and justifying task outcomes to those above them in the chain of command Delegation -the process managers use to transfer authority and responsibility to positions
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MGMT 3001 taught by Professor Someguy during the Spring '08 term at Minnesota.

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