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y Motivation and innovation are decreased.
Ideas tend to be functionally oriented with
little regard for ongoing projects. Slide 14
y y y Slide 15 Functional organizations tend to
emphasize the separate functional
elements at the expense of the whole
Under functional departmentation there is
no group that effectively integrates the
various functions of an organization and
monitors them from the “big picture
Functional organizations do not tend to
develop “general managers.” Functional Weaknesses
y Functional organizations emphasize
functional relationships based on the
vertical organizational hierarchy.
Functional organizations tend to fragment
other management processes.
Functional organizations develop a strong
resistance to change. Slide 16 Functional Weaknesses
y y y Slide 17 Slide 18 Functional segregation through the
formal organization process encourages
conflict among the various functions.
The emphasis on the...
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