IUB SPH-R 311 - Formal Organizational Structure (2 pages)

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Lecture number:
6
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Indiana University, Bloomington
Course:
Sph-R 311 - Management in RPT
Edition:
2

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SHP R 311 1nd Edition Lecture 6 Outline of Last Lecture I Organization Culture and Change A Organizational Cultures B Multicultural Organizations C Organizational change Outline of Current Lecture I II Organizational Structure Six Elements of Formal Structure A Work Specialization B Departmentalization C Chain of Command D Centralization E Span of Control F Formalization III Design of Formal Structure Current Lecture I Organizational Structure Process of arranging people and other resources to work together to accomplish a goal Formal organization structure is a system of tasks reporting relationship and communication linkages Organizational chart defines how job tasks are formally divided grouped and coordinated II Six Elements of Formal Structure A Work Specialization Describes how narrow the focus of the job is B Departmentalization Jobs are grouped according to function product location or customer III Functional departmentalization most basic form employees who do the same or similar jobs are brought together in one department Product departmentalization good for large organizations Location departmentalization based upon geographic areas Customer departmentalization based upon identifiable target markets C Chain of Command Describes lines of authority and who answer to whom in the organization D Centralization Extent to which decision making is concentrated at one or few points in the organization Top managers make all the decisions Less delegation of authority E Span of Control The number of people or operations that a manager can control effectively Example small span small number of employees E Formalization The level of standardization in a job High standardized job little control Less formalized structure freedom and creativity flourish Work formalization number of tasks performed Formalization how tasks are performed Design of Formal Structure Configuration taller structures tend to be more centralized and formalized with narrower span of control flat



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