8 Fundamentals of Organizing

Target Skill

Organizing Skill: the ability to establish orderly uses for resources within the management system

Objectives

To help build my organizing skill, when studying this chapter, I will attempt to acquire:

  1. An understanding of the organizing function

  2. Knowledge regarding the benefits and costs of bureaucracy

  3. Insights into the advantages and disadvantages of division of labor

  4. An appreciation for the complexities of determining appropriate organizational structure

  5. An appreciation for the advantages and disadvantages associated with the different types of departmentalization

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