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Organizational design : a step-by-step approach

Auteur : Richard M Burton; Børge Obel; Gerardine DeSanctis
Éditeur: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Anglais : 2nd edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
"In today's volatile business environment, it is more important than ever that managers, whether of a global multinational or a small team, should understand the fundamentals of organizational design. Written specifically for executives and executive MBA students, the new edition of this successful book provides a step-by-step 'how to' guide for designing an organization. It features comprehensive coverage of the  Lire la suite...
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Type d’ouvrage: Ressource Internet
Type de document: Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Richard M Burton; Børge Obel; Gerardine DeSanctis
ISBN: 9781107004481 1107004489 9780521180238 0521180236
Numéro OCLC: 695683660
Notes: Notes de University of KwaZulu-Natal Library:
2 18 21
Description: xiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenu: Step 1 Geetting Started 1 --
1 Define the scope of the organization and assess its goals 3 --
Introduction: The executive challenge of designing the organization 3 --
Overview of this book 4 --
The information-processing view 6 --
Select an organization for analysis 9 --
Define the scope of the organization 9 --
Assess the organization's goals 11 --
Diagnostic questions 14 --
Misfits and balancing competing design dimensions 15 --
Summary 17 --
Glossary 18 --
Where are you in the step-by-step approach? 18 --
Step 2 Strategy 21 --
2 Strategy 23 --
Introduction 23 --
Reactor 25 --
Defender 26 --
Prospector 28 --
Analyzer without innovation 29 --
Analyzer with innovation 31 --
Diagnostic questions 32 --
Fit and misfits 35 --
Summary 36 --
Glossary 37 --
3 Environment 38 --
Introduction 38 --
Calm environment 45 --
Varied environment 46 --
Locally stormy environment 47 --
Turbulent environment 48 --
Diagnostic questions 48 --
Fit and misfits 51 --
Summary 53 --
Glossary 53 --
Where are you in the step-by-step approach? 54 --
Step 3 Structure 57 --
4 The configuration and complexity of the firm 59 --
Introduction 59 --
Configuration 60 --
Simple configuration 61 --
Functional configuration 63 --
Divisional configuration 65 --
Matrix configuration 68 --
Organizational complexity 71 --
Blob 72 --
Tall 73 --
Flat 74 --
Symmetric 75 --
Diagnostic questions 75 --
Fit and misfits 77 --
Summary 83 --
Glossary 83 --
5 Distributed organizations 85 --
Introduction 85 --
Structures for spanning geography 87 --
Global 89 --
International 90 --
Multi-domestic 91 --
Transnational 93 --
Structures for managing knowledge exchange 94 --
Ad hoc communications 96 --
Informated 97 --
Cellular 97 --
Network 98 --
Diagnostic questions 99 --
Fit and misfits 102 --
Summary 105 --
Glossary 105 --
Where are you in the step-by-step approach? 106 --
Step 4 Process and People 109 --
6 Task design 111 --
Introduction 111 --
Orderly 115 --
Complicated 116 --
Fragmented 117 --
Knotty 118 --
Diagnostic questions 119 --
Fit and misfits 120 --
Summary 123 --
Glossary 123 --
7 People 124 --
Introduction 124 --
Shop 127 --
Factory 128 --
Laboratory 129 --
Office 130 --
Diagnostic questions 131 --
Fit and misfits 132 --
Summary 135 --
Glossary 136 --
8 Leadership and organizational climate 137 --
Introduction 137 --
Leadership style 138 --
Maestro 139 --
Manager 140 --
Leader 141 --
Producer 141 --
Organizational climate 142 --
Group 145 --
Internal process 145 --
Developmental 147 --
Rational goal 148 --
Diagnostic questions 149 --
Fit and misfits 152 --
Adapting for better performance in the short run 155 --
Transforming climate in the longer run 157 --
Summary 159 --
Glossary 159 --
Where are you in the step-by-step approach? 160 --
Step 5 Coordinational and Control 163 --
9 Coordination, control, and information systems 165 --
Introduction 165 --
Coordination and control systems 167 --
Family 169 --
Machine 170 --
Market 171 --
Clan or mosaic 172 --
Information systems 174 --
Event-driven 176 --
Data-driven 177 --
People-driven 177 --
Relationship-driven 179 --
Diagnostic questions 180 --
Fit and misfits 183 --
Summary 187 --
Glossary 188 --
10 Incentives 190 --
Introduction 190 --
Personal pay 195 --
Skill pay 196 --
Bonus-based 197 --
Profit-sharing 199 --
Diagnostic questions 200 --
Fit and misfits 202 --
Summary 205 --
Glossary 206 --
Where are you in the step-by-step approach? 206 --
Applying the Step-by-step Approach in a Dynamic World 209 --
11 Design dynamics: managing change 211 --
Introduction 211 --
Where are you in the step-by-step approach? 211 --
What should you change first? Make changes within each step 214 --
What should you change second? Make changes between steps 215 --
Why change? Should we live with some misfits? .215 --
What are the benefits of change? 216 --
What are the difficulties of change? 217 --
Managing misfits over time 220 --
The financial crisis 2008-10 224 --
Dynamic fit and time 226 --
The organizational life cycle 230 --
Summary 232 --
Glossary 232 --
12 New forms and multi-unit organizations: Building on the fundamentals 233 --
Introduction 233 --
Multi-organization: multiple units of analysis 234 --
The multi-organization step-by-step approach 236 --
Joint venture 237 --
Merger 239 --
Strategic alliance or partnership 243 --
Summary 245 --
Glossary 245 --
References 246 --
Index 252.
Responsabilité: Richard M. Burton, Børge Obel, Gerardine DeSanctis.
Numéro bib. du système local:
(Sirsi) i9781107004481
(Sirsi) 988883

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