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Organizational and Structure and Design
the key elements
divide into separate job tasks
most managers today see work specialization as an important organizing mechanism because it helps employees be more efficient
authority and responsibility
chain of command
unity of command
span of control
centralization and decentralization differ
a bureaucratic organization; a structure that's high in specialization, formalization, and centralization.
a structure that's low in specialization, formalization, and centralization.
4 contingency variables
technology affect organization design
an organizational design with low departmentalization, wide spans of control, authority centralized in a single person, and little formalization.
an organizational design that similar or related occupational specialties together.
an organization structure made up of separate business units or divisions.
matrix and project structure
boundary less organization
compressed workweeks, flextime, and job sharing