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  1. 1. Part 3: Organizing PowerPoint Presentation by Charlie Cook Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. Chapter 5 Basic Organization Designs
  2. 2. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–2 L E A R N I N G O U T C O M E S After reading this chapter, I will be able to: 1. Identify and define the six elements of organization structure. 2. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of work specialization. 3. Contrast authority and power. 4. Identify the five different ways by which management can departmentalize. 5. Contrast mechanistic and organic organizations. 6. Summarize the effect of strategy, size, technology, and environment on organization structures.
  3. 3. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–3 L E A R N I N G O U T C O M E S (cont’d) After reading this chapter, I will be able to: 7. Contrast the divisional and functional structures. 8. Explain the strengths of the matrix structure. 9. Describe the boundaryless organization and what elements have contributed to its development. 10. Explain what is meant by the term learning organization. 11. Describe what is meant by the term organization culture.
  4. 4. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–4 Organization Design and Structure • Organization design A process in which managers develop or change their organization’s structure • Work specialization A component of organization structure that involves having each discrete step of a job done by a different individual rather than having one individual do the whole job
  5. 5. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–5 Economies and Diseconomies of Work Specialization EXHIBIT 5.1
  6. 6. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–6 Organizational Structure: Control • Chain of command The management principle that no person should report to more than one boss • Span of control The number of subordinates a manager can direct efficiently and effectively  Influenced by: similarity and complexity of employee tasks, proximity of employees, presence of standardized procedures, capabilities of the information management system, strength of the firm’s value system, and preferred style of management.
  7. 7. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–7 Organizational Structure: Control (cont’d) • Authority The rights inherent in a managerial position to give orders and expect them to be obeyed • Power An individual’s capacity to influence decisions • Responsibility An obligation to perform assigned activities
  8. 8. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–8 Types of Organizational Authority • Line authority The position authority (given and defined by the organization) that entitles a manager to direct the work of operative employees • Staff authority Positions that have some authority (e.g., organization policy enforcement) but that are created to support, assist, and advise the holders of line authority
  9. 9. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–9 Chain of Command EXHIBIT 5.2
  10. 10. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–10 Line Versus Staff Authority EXHIBIT 5.3
  11. 11. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–11 Authority Versus Power EXHIBIT 5.4a
  12. 12. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–12 Authority Versus Power (cont’d) EXHIBIT 5.4b
  13. 13. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–13 Types of Power EXHIBIT 5.5 Coercive power Power based on fear. Reward power Power based on the ability to distribute something that others value. Legitimate power Power based on one’s position in the formal hierarchy. Expert power Power based on one’s expertise, special skill, or knowledge. Referent power Power based on identification with a person who has desirable resources or personal traits.
  14. 14. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–14 Centralization And Decentralization • Centralization A function of how much decision-making authority is pushed down to lower levels in an organization; the more centralized an organization, the higher the level at which decisions are made • Decentralization The pushing down of decision-making authority to the lowest levels of an organization
  15. 15. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–15 Types of Departmentalization EXHIBIT 5 .6 Functional Product Customer Geographic Process
  16. 16. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–16 Departmentalization • Functional departmentalization  The grouping of activities by functions performed • Product departmentalization  The grouping of activities by product produced • Customer departmentalization  The grouping of activities by common customers • Geographic departmentalization  The grouping of activities by territory • Process departmentalization  The grouping of activities by work or customer flow
  17. 17. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–17 Mechanistic and Organic Organizations • Mechanistic organization The bureaucracy; a structure that is high in specialization, formalization, and centralization • Organic organization An adhocracy; a structure that is low in specialization, formalization, and centralization Structure follows strategy
  18. 18. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–18 Mechanistic versus Organic Organizations • Rigid hierarchical relationships • Fixed duties • Many rules • Formalized communication channels • Centralized decision authority • Taller structures • Collaboration (both vertical and horizontal) • Adaptable duties • Few rules • Informal communication • Decentralized decision authority • Flatter structures EXHIBIT 5.7
  19. 19. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–19 Technology and Structure • Unit production Production in terms of units or small batches • Mass production Production in terms of large batch manufacturing • Process production Production in terms of continuous processing
  20. 20. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–20 Organization Design Applications • Simple structure An organization that is low in specialization and formalization but high in centralization • Functional structure An organization in which similar and related occupational specialties are grouped together • Divisional structure An organization made up of self-contained units
  21. 21. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–21 Bureaucracy and Functional Structure EXHIBIT 5.8
  22. 22. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–22 Divisional Structure EXHIBIT 5.9
  23. 23. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–23 Other Organizational Structures • Matrix structure An organization in which specialists from functional departments are assigned to work on one or more projects led by a project manager
  24. 24. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–24 Sample Matrix Structure EXHIBIT 5.10
  25. 25. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–25 Other Organizational Structures • Team-based structure An organization that consists entirely of work groups or teams • Boundaryless organization An organization that is not defined or limited by boundaries or categories imposed by traditional structures
  26. 26. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–26 Learning Organization • An organization that has developed the capacity to continuously adapt and change because all members take an active role in identifying and resolving work-related issues. Organization design Information sharing Leadership Organizational culture
  27. 27. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–27 Characteristics of a Learning Organization EXHIBIT 5.11 Source: Based on P.M. Senge. The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of Learning Organizations (New York: Doubleday, 1990); and R. M. Hodgetts, F. Luthans and S. M. Lee. “New Paradigm Organizations: From Total Quality to Learning to World Class,” Organizational Dynamics (Winter 1994) pp. 4–19
  28. 28. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–28 Organization Culture • Organization culture A system of shared meaning within an organization that determines, to a large degree, how employees act Shared values are shown in cultural elements:  Stories, rituals, material symbols, and language unique to the organization Results from the interaction between:  The founders’ biases and assumptions  What the first employees learn subsequently from their own experiences.
  29. 29. Copyright © 2004 Prentice Hall, Inc. All rights reserved. 5–29 Ten Characteristics of Organization Culture • Member identity • Group emphasis • People focus • Unit integration • Control • Risk tolerance • Reward criteria • Conflict tolerance • Means-end orientation • Open-systems focus EXHIBIT 5.12

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