Managing Organizational Structure and Culture. chapter ten. Learning Objectives. Identify the factors that influence managers’ choice of an organizational structure. Explain how managers group tasks into jobs that are motivating and satisfying for employees.
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Identify the factors that influence managers’ choice of an organizational structure.
Explain how managers group tasks into jobs that are motivating and satisfying for employees.
Describe the types of organizational structures managers can design, and explain why they choose one structure over another.
Explain why managers must coordinate jobs, functions, and divisions using the hierarchy of authority and integrating mechanisms
List the four sources of organizational culture, and explain why and how a company’s culture can lead to competitive advantage.
The way an organization’s structure works depends on the choices managers make about:
How to group tasks into individual jobs
How to group jobs into functions and divisions
How to allocate authority and coordinate functions and divisions
A.C. Moore is organized with a functional structure
Examples of divisions are Marketing & Merchandising, Stores & Loss Prevention, Store Operations, Merchandise Administration, Real Estate, and Legal
How would you rate teaching according to the five characteristics that determine how motivating a job is?
Does establishing organizational culture in a school present any different challenges than establishing culture in other types of organizations?