Organizational Systems, Structure, and Design

After going through this chapter, you will be able to understand:

  • the systems view of organizations
  • the organizational structure and its relationship with the systems
  • the various principles of organizational systems
  • the viable systems approach in an organization
  • socio-technical systems thinking
  • the business process approach to an organization
  • the relationship of organizational culture to organizational design

Systems Drive Results

Cisco Systems, Inc. is a worldwide leader in Internet infrastructure. Cisco's organizational transformation was achieved primarily by incubating future leaders within the organization and empowering them to drive the organization through change. To achieve ...

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