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Common Organizational Designs

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Simple Structure
 
- a structure characterized by a low degree of departmentalization, wide span of control, authority centralized in a single person, and little formalization
 

STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
  • simplicity
  • fast and flexible
  • inexpensive to maintain
  • clear accountability
  • difficult to maintain
  • creates information overload at top
  • decision making becomes slower or a standstill
  • lose momentum
  • eventually fail
  • dependency on one person

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