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Common Organizational Designs

What is an Organizational Structure?
Key Elements of Organizational Structure
Common Organizational Designs
Other Design Options
Why do structures differ?
True or False
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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

  • 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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