LESSON 4: Organizing

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Differentiation in Organizations

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Nature of Organizations, Organization Theories & Applica

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Differentiation in Organizations

Involves division of labor and specialization

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Division of Labor

Assigning different tasks to different people in the organization

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Integration

Collaboration and coordination of different work units/division

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Coordination

Procedures that connect the work activities of the different units/divisions of the firm

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Structural Mechanisms

Mechanisms that may be devised to increase collaboration and coordination

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Organization Structure

System made up of tasks to be accomplished, work moements from one work level to other work levels, reporting relationships, and communication passageways

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Vertical, Horizontal, Network

Types of organization structures

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Vertical Structure

Structure that clears out issues related to authority rights, responsibilities,a nd reporting relationships

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Authority Rights

Legitimate rights of individuals appointed in positions to give orders to their subordinates

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Horizontal Structure

Departmentalization of an organization into smaller work units

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Horizontal Organization Chart

Selection of independent, usually single-function organizations that work together to produce a product/service

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Line Departments

Departments that deal directly with the firm's primary goods and services; responsible for manufacturing, selling, and providing services to clients

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Staff Departments

Departments that support the activities of the line departments by doing research, attending to legal matters, performing public relations duties, etc.

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Functional Approach

Approach formed based on specialized activities

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Divisional Approach

Approach formed based on management of their products, customers, or geographic areas covered

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Matrix Approach

Hybrid form of departmentalization; managers and staff report to the functional and divisional manager

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Network Structure

Collection of independent, usually single function organizations that work together to produce a product/service

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Organizational Design

Way of a management achieves the right combination of differentiation and integration of the organization's operations, in response to the level of uncertainty in its external environment

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Traditional, Modern

Organizational design theories

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Traditional Theories

Usual, old fashioned ways

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Simple, Functional, Divisional

Traditional theories

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Simple Organizational Design

Few departments, wide spans of control, big number of subordinates directly reporting to a manager, centralized authority figure, used by companies that start out as entrepreneurial ventures

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Functional Organizational Design

Groups together similar/related specialties, utilized and put into practice in an entire organization

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Divisional Organizational Design

Separate business divisions/units, parent corporation acts as overseer to coordinate and control different divisions and provide financial and legal support services

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Moderm Theories

Contemporary/new design theories

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Team, Matrix Project, Boundary-less

Modern theories

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Team Design

Organization is made up of work groups/teams

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Matrix Project Design

Specialists from different departments work on projects that are supervised by a project manager

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Boundary-less Design

Not defined/limited by vertical, horizontal and external boundaries; no hierarchal levels, departmentalization

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Virtual Organization Designs

Small groups of full-time employees and outside specialists are temporarily hired to work

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