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Texas State - MGT 3303 - Class Notes - Week 7

School: Texas State University
Department: Business Management
Course: MGT of Organization
Professor: A. Konopaske
Term: Fall 2015
Tags: Management
Name: MGT3303, Week 7
Description: Chapter 7 notes that will be on exam 2.
Uploaded: 03/01/2018
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background image Chapter 7: Organizing for Success
Organization Chart­ the reporting structure and division of labor in an organization
Mechanistic Organization­ a form of organization that seeks to maximize internal efficiency
Organic Structure­ an organizational form that emphasizes flexibility 
Differentiation­ an aspect of the organization’s internal environment created by job 
specialization and the division of labor
Integration­ the degree to which differentiated units are put back together so that work is 
coordinated into an overall product
Coordination­ the procedures that link the various parts of an organization for the purpose of 
achieving the organization’s overall mission
Span of Control­ the number of subordinates who report directly to an executive or supervisor
­ Narrow Spans: a tall organization with many reporting levels ­ Wide Spans: a flat organization with fewer reporting levels Authority­ the legitimate right to make decisions and to tell other people what to do Responsibility­ a task that an employee is supposed to carry out
Accountability­ the expectation that employees will perform a job, take corrective action when 
necessary, and report their performance
Delegation­ the assignment of new or additional responsibilities to a subordinate
Advantages of Delegation: Leverages managers’ energy and talent Conserves managers’ most valuable asset: time Develops subordinates’ managerial skills and knowledge Promotes subordinates’ sense of importance and commitment Decentralization Spreads, Decision­Making Power: Centralized Organization­ an organization in which high­level executives make most  decisions and pass them to lower levels for implementation Decentralized Organization­ an organization in which lower­level managers make  important decisions Line Departments­ units that deal directly with the organization’s primary goods and services
Staff Departments­ units that support line departments

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School: Texas State University
Department: Business Management
Course: MGT of Organization
Professor: A. Konopaske
Term: Fall 2015
Tags: Management
Name: MGT3303, Week 7
Description: Chapter 7 notes that will be on exam 2.
Uploaded: 03/01/2018
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