Analyze the behavioral implications of different organizational designs

Analyze the behavioral implications of different organizational designs.

Topics:

  • Organizational Structure.

After studying this week, students should be able to:

  • Identify seven elements of an organization’s structure.
  • Identify the characteristics of the functional structure, the divisional structure, and the matrix structure.
  • Identify the characteristics of the virtual structure, the team structure, and the circular structure.
  • Describe the effects of downsizing on organizational structures and employees.
  • Contrast the reasons for mechanistic and organic structural models.
  • Analyze the behavioral implications of different organizational designs.

Assignments:

Discussion: Discuss the characteristics of the functional, divisional, and matrix structures? Discussion the characteristics of the virtual structure, the team structure, and the circular structure? How might downsizing affect organizational structures and employees? What are the behavioral implications of different organizational designs?

2 pages.

APA style.

At least two references

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