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.
Bringing OB to LIFE
FLATTENING STRUCTURES BY CROWDSOURCING PEER EVALUATIONS
Worth Considering . . . or Best Avoided?
DO FLEXIBLE FACTORIES HAVE STAYING POWER?
Checking Ethics in OB
FLATTENED INTO EXHAUSTION
Finding the Leader in You
DENISE WILSON KEEPS STRUCTURE SIMPLE AT DESERT JET
OB in Popular Culture
HIERARCHY AND RATATOUILLE
COORDINATION IN TEMPORARY ORGANIZATIONS ...