ADMS 1000 Lecture Notes - Hierarchical Organization, Ideo, Flattening

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Identify 4 broad trends in the changing nature of organizational design (comparing modern to bureaucratic model) Rationale of downsizing methods and purposes. A key feature of many contemporary organizations is how they are changing: It is essential to understand not only how but also why they are changing. The trends of organizational change point to problems with large scale bureaucracy. Flat organizations (p. 129) flattening = getting rid of. Flat organizations have wide spans of control compared to tall org. which = narrow spans of ctrl. Phenomena here has been downsizing = flattening the organizational hierarchy (layers of management: ex. Toyota eliminated 3 of its 7 layers of management ibm canada cut from 10 to about 4 in the 90s. Increase in decision making speed as info takes less time to travel across levels of management. This increases reaction speed to the changing environ.

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