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Organizational Structure and Design

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Amelia Thies

on 29 November 2012

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What is Organizational Design The process of aligning an organization’s structure with its mission. Good vs. Bad Organizational Structure Good organizational structure
Improves communication
Increases productivity
Inspires innovation
Which results in more efficient work. Poor organizational structure
Results in confusion with in roles
Lack of coordination among functions
Failure to share ideas Types of Organizational Structure Two main types of
organizational structure

Organic Examples of Hierarchical organization structures Functional Structure
Divisional Structure Examples of Organic structures Simple Structure
Matrix Structure
Network Structure Factors affecting organizational design Strategy
Incentives Strategy The organization's design must support your strategy. Size The design must take into account the size of your organization. Environment If the market environment you work in (customers, suppliers, regulators, ect.) is unpredictable, then the organization needs to be flexible enough to react to this. Control What level of control is right for your business? Incentives Incentives and rewards must be aligned with the business's strategy and purpose. Organizational Life Cycle Birth (Start-Up)
Youth (Growth)
Mid-Life (Slow growth or no growth
Maturity (Decline) Types of Organizational Life Cycles Span of Control Broad Span of Control Narrow Span of Control Span of Control Through a Church Strategy execution has proven to be the Achilles’ heel of most organizations. In fact, a 1999 Fortune story based on prominent CEO failures concluded that it is poor strategy execution, not strategy itself, that is the real problem behind corporate failure. #1 Reason Organizations Fail Organizational Structure and Design Factors Influencing Span of Control 1. Environmental Stability
2. Nature of Work
3. Experience Level
4. Budget Constraints Christian Perspective What do Organizational Structures Do? Turns groups of individuals into teams
Helps orient new employees to the company
Helps understand the complex nature of the structures and helps to simplify relationships
Empowering people to understand the strategic vision of the company Multinational Organizations By: Amelia, Nicole, and Pedro Is there such a thing as a Christian structure, or a structure that is more in line with Christian Values? How to help people understand the companies organizational structure. An organizational chart is a diagram that depicts the structure of an organization in terms of relationships among employees or departments. Sources
192 Million Habitants
The 5th biggest country in the world
"Country of the future"
3rd world Country
USA as a model Brazil Differences Organizational Chart
SBU (Strategic Business Unit)
Defending the Nature Organization Design. 2012. 1 November 2012. <http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newPPM_95.htm>. http://www.dineshbakshi.com/igcse-business-studies/business-organisation/revision-notes/881-organisational-structure Wilson, John H. "The Serving Organization: Jesus Vs. Hierarch in Matthew 20:20-28." Journal of Biblical perspectives in Leadership (2011): 91-98.
Gustafson, Richard J. Martinez and Loren. Teaching Strategic Management From A Christian Perspective. n.d. 16 November 2012. <http://www.cbfa.org/Martinez_Gustafson_Paper.pdf>. Jim Riley Is the number of subordinates for whom a manger is directly responsible. <http://faithtechnologies.com/blog/blog_entries/the-importance-of-organizational-design-and-structure>.
<http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newPPM_95.htm>. http://www.methodframeworks.com/blog/2012/corporate-strategy-multinational-organizations/index.html Subsidiary Model
Geography-Based Model
Product alignment Model
Function Model
Matrix Model The 5 common models 1 Corinthians 14:10
But all things should be done decently and in order. Habakkuk 2:2
And the Lord answered me: "Write the vision, make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it." <http://www.methodframeworks.com/blog/2012/corporate-strategy-multinational-organizations/index.html>. <http://faithtechnologies.com/blog/blog_entries/the-importance-of-organizational-design-and-structure>. Terri Luebke Terri Luebke Jon L. Pierce
John W. Newstrom <http://tutor2u.net/business/gcse/people_span_of_control_html>. http://christianchurchdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/structurechurch.jpg Organizational Chart
www.un.org Matrix Organizational Structure
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