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Business Foundations chapter 7

by: Jordan Calvert

Business Foundations chapter 7 MGMT1053

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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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