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Unformatted text preview: vantages (Continued) Continued) y y Motivation and innovation are decreased. Ideas tend to be functionally oriented with little regard for ongoing projects. Slide 14 Functional Weaknesses y y y Slide 15 Functional organizations tend to emphasize the separate functional elements at the expense of the whole organization. Under functional departmentation there is no group that effectively integrates the various functions of an organization and monitors them from the “big picture standpoint.” Functional organizations do not tend to develop “general managers.” Functional Weaknesses (Continued) y y 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 (Continued) 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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