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the process of positioning the organization in its competitive environment and implementing actions so it can compete successfully 
Begins with deciding ___ it will serve 
Begins with deciding ____ it will serve 
Critical strategic choices start with formation of _____ 
Goals then form basis of further _________ regarding how to allocate resources and how best to structure the organization to accomplish the goals 
a written statement of an organization’s purpose 
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Desirable missions increase employee motivation through shared sense of _______ 
Organization’s claim to society’s ________ becomes more legitimate 
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Each organization has one for its business success, i.e., one group that benefits (e.g., shareholders 
Define how the organization will accomplish its mission; they define the type of business the organization is in 
define desirable conditions in the organization that are expected to increase the organization’s survival potential (e.g., flexibility, quality, innovation, productivity)  
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Formal structure of firm is also known as ______(1)_____ 
(1) defines: ___ to be done... 
..._______ designated to perform specific duties... 
...and ___ tasks of organization are to be accomplished 
visually depicts the formal structure (or skeleton) of the organization 
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A hierarchical division of labour that distributes formal authority 
Division of labour by forming work units or work groups within organizations 
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plans overall strategy, plots future, and acts as final judges 
guides daily operations, helps formulate policy 
supervises subordinates to ensure strategies implemented and policies followed 
listing of who reports to whom up and down the organization 
traditional belief that each individual should have only one boss and each unit only one leader 
(2): the number of individuals reporting to a supervisor 
Type of (2) best suited for complex tasks, inexperienced or poorly trained subordinates 
Type of (2) that goes along with flatter structures (fewer levels) 
(3): work groups that conduct the major business of the organization 
groups that assist the line units by performing specialized services in the organization 
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Set of mechanisms an organization uses to ensure that actions and outputs respect predetermined limits 
a type of (CATEGORY NAME) that focuses on desired targets and allow managers to use their own methods for reaching these targets 
a type of (CATEGORY NAME) that tries to specify how tasks are to be accomplished 
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One of the three types of (CATEGORY NAME) 
One of the three types of (CATEGORY NAME) 
One of the three types of (CATEGORY NAME) 
a guideline for action, noting important objectives and broad indication of performance approach 
indicates the best method for performing a task, shows which aspects of a task are most important, or outlines how an individual is to be rewarded 
a specific, rigid guideline for action, typically indicating how something should be done or what should not be done 
refers to the written documentation of work rules, policies, and procedures 
the degree to which the range of actions in a job or series of jobs is limited 
Deming’s process approach focused on continual improvement through use of statistical analyses of all firm’s operations 
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authority to make decisions is restricted to higher levels of management 
authority to make decisions is given to lower levels in an organization’s hierarchy 
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This style of structure makes use of ____(4)______ 
A pure form of (4) 
A pure form of (4) 
A pure form of (4) 
A pure form of (4) 
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Common grouping of individuals by skill, knowledge, and action yields 
Name an advantage 
Name a disadvantage 
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Grouping individuals and resources by products, territories, services, clients, or legal entities 
Name an advantage 
Name a disadvantage 
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Combination of functional and divisional patterns which assigns an individual to more than one type of unit 
Name an advantage 
Name a disadvantage 
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Common to blend two or more forms of departmentation to take advantage of different benefits 
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Originally conceived by Weber as an ideal form of organization that emphasizes importance of legal authority, logic and order as basis for design as opposed to a firm based on charisma or cultural tradition 
Type of (CATEGORY NAME) 
Type of (CATEGORY NAME) 
Type of (CATEGORY NAME) 
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Emphasizes horizontal specialization, extensive use of personal coordination, and loose rules, policies, and procedures, decentralization 
Emphasizes _____ 
Name a challenge of this design 
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Emphasizes horizontal specialization, extensive use of personal coordination, and loose rules, policies, and procedures, decentralization 
Staff units placed toward _____ here than at top 
Less ______ than mechanistic  
less ________ to direction from central management  
better for.... 
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Different divisions in divisional departmentation can differ in how mechanistic or organic they are 

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