Organizational Theory

  
Fundamentals of Organization Structure

Lesson Objectives
By the end of this lesson, students should be able to:
· Explain how task forces and teams effect organizational structure.
· Create a pros and cons list of different organizational structures.
· Describe the environmental uncertainty model.

 
· Explain how organizations adapt to changes in society.
· Describe how financial resources 
· Specify how organizations depend on financial resources.

Introduction
This week introduces basic concepts of organization structure and shows how to design structure as it appears on the organization chart.
 Reading Assignment

Read Common Organizational Structures

Common Organizational Structures


Read Factors to Consider in Organizational Design

Factors to Consider in Organizational Design


View Organizational Environment | Sources of      Organizational Uncertainty
View Organizational Environment | Adapting to the      Environment
Read What Kinds of Changes Do Companies Make in Response      to Environmental Uncertainty?
https://smallbusiness.chron.com/kinds-changes-companies-make-response-environmental-uncertainty-71519.html

 Reading Assignment

Read Common Organizational Structures
Read Factors to Consider in Organizational Design
View Organizational Environment | Sources of      Organizational Uncertainty
View Organizational Environment | Adapting to the      Environment
Read What Kinds of Changes Do Companies Make in Response to Environmental Uncertainty?

Supplemental Resources

Mechanistic Organization vs.      Organic Organization

Mechanistic Organization vs. Organic Organization


Summary:
Pick one of the following terms for your research: collaboration, divisional structure, functional structure, horizontal structure, matrix structure, outsourcing, reengineering, teams, vertical linkages, or virtual team.

A summary should be the output of the paper 
With reference & APA by 10/27 noon 

find the cost of your paper

reply with your opinion in 3 hours:

Reply to the student with 200 words and a citation. You may quote something they said in order to help the word count. Two primary schools of thought arguing either….

Week 2

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Week 4

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