Introductory course on strategic organizational diagnosis and design delivered at the Tallinn University of Technology, School of Economics and Business Administration by Marko Rillo
The slides include - introduction of the course and house rules. Thereafter aim to develop introductory understanding on theoretical framework of multiple contingency organization design (Burton & Obel). The multiple contingencies under review in the theoretical framework cover the contingencies of size, technology, environment, and strategy, as well as leadership style and organizational climate and culture. These contingencies aree mapped into design parameters such as organizational configuration, specialization, decision authority, information processing, coordination and control, and incentives. Introduction to the underlying components of organization design (based on Pugh, Hickson, Hinings, Turner (1968) Dimensions of Organization Structure): specialization, standardization, formalization, centralization and configuration.