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Running head: ORGANIZATIONAL BOUNDARIESOverviewOrganizational structure is the formal pattern of how people and jobs are grouped in anorganization where the organizational design is the decisions and actions that result inorganizational structure. The purpose of information technology is to monitor, process, anddisseminate information to assist in managing, decision making, and controlling the organization.The implementation of information technology produced change in an organization and itsstructure because the relationship between information technology and organizational structuresis dynamic (Lu, et al., 2018). The impact of information technology on the organizationalstructure and its performance will be discussed and analyzed. The technical structure of anorganization includes the process to collect data and knowledge, information storage, and a safeenvironment where this data can be stored. Further, to ensure the organizational structure and itsviability, the organization needs to adopt technological operations and change its infrastructurewithin the allowed boundaries (Jung & Vakharia, 2019). Many organizations employ experts or awhole team in order to design a new technology structure for the organization that will meet themarket as well as customers' needs. Similarly, organizational boundaries are set up byorganizations in order to separate them from the external environment. Organizationalboundaries also allow organizations to gain an edge over others and stay ahead in the market.Therefore, organizations should adopt a technological structure that is capable to transform itselfaccording to the social boundaries of an organization (Lu, et al., 2018).SENSITIVE1
ORGANIZATIONAL BOUNDARIESHow do each of these apply to the three perspectives (natural, rational, and open).
1.Natural perspective:Focus on the behavioral structure that produce a view of organizations quitedifferent from that proffered by the rational system theorists. The goals pursued becomemore complex, diffuse, differentiated, and subject to change; participants appear asmotivated by their own interests and seek to impose these on the organization (Mori,2017). It is recognized that the organization itself is a major asset, a valuable resource tobe captured. Rather than being only a means, an instrument to pursuing other ends, themaintenance and strengthening of the organization becomes an end. Informal andinterpersonal structures are seen to be of greater importance than are formal structures,which often serve only as a decorative facade concealing the “real” agenda and structure(Lawrence, & Lorsch, 2015). Power is recognized as stemming from many sources other

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The Bible, Lawrence, Gustafsson, Yusof

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