ECE _ DSST Organizational Behavior

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differences were resolved by this means, the organization’s chief executive would be overwhelmed with resolving problems, leaving little time for other matters Another method for managing intergroup relations is the use of planning to facilitate coordination . If each work group has specific goals for which it is responsible, then each knows what it is supposed to do. Intergroup tasks that create problems are resolved in terms of the goals and contributions of each group. Planning tends to break down as a coordination device where work groups don’t have clearly defined goals or where the volume of contacts between groups is high. A task force is a temporary group made up of representatives from a number of departments, and exists only long enough to solve the problem it was created to handle. After a solution is reached, task force participants return to their normal duties. Task forces are an excellent device for coordinating activities when the number of interacting groups is more than
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