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Organizational Structure and Design

The Key Point

Organizations are collections of people working together to achieve common goals. In this chapter, we discuss how organizations design and structure themselves to reach their goals. Effective managers need to know how to establish a hierarchy and control it, and how to organize the work to be done and effectively coordinate with others. image

What's Inside?

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FLATTENING STRUCTURES BY CROWDSOURCING PEER EVALUATIONS

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DO FLEXIBLE FACTORIES HAVE STAYING POWER?

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FLATTENED INTO EXHAUSTION

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DENISE WILSON KEEPS STRUCTURE SIMPLE AT DESERT JET

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HIERARCHY AND RATATOUILLE

Research Insight

COORDINATION IN TEMPORARY ORGANIZATIONS ...

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