Business Foundations chapter 7
Business Foundations chapter 7 MGMT1053
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Date Created: 02/03/16
Business Foundations Chapter 7 Notes Organization and Communication How effectively you communicate Organized Structure -‐arrangement or relationship of positions within an organization’s part of the “organizing” function of management. -‐impacts decision making, cost, efficiency How is it Organized? -‐assigned tasks (specialized) -‐delegation of authority -‐degree of centralization Centralizaion: authority is concentrated at the top, and very little decision making authority is delegated. Decentralization: authority works down the org chart -‐departmentalization Departmentalizaion: functional, product, geographical, customer -‐span of management Span of management: how many employees report to one specific boss-‐ can be wide (flat) or narrow (tall). Organizational Communications -‐Formal: when we develop employee handbook, meetings, ect. -‐Downward: someone of higher power speaking to someone in a lower position. -‐Upward: someone of lower power speaking to someone of higher power. -‐Diagonal: someone of high power speaking to someone not in their report. -‐Horizontal: someone speaking to someone else in the same iposition. Informal: separate from formal communication. (Gossip aka the grapevine). -‐Miscommunication can be a killer -‐CYA (cover your ass): follow up things you say with an email. -‐Follow up to avoid email miscommunications.
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