Because Starbucks offers a much broader variety of specialty coffees,lattes,and teas,each which is customized to satisfy every unique customer,it can be said that an employee at Starbucks has a "larger" job than someone serving coffee at Tim Hortons.
A product structure requires that corporate managers supervise each division's day-to-day operations directly; this prevents corporate managers from creating the best corporate-level strategy possible.
If the external environment of an organization is stable and if uncertainly is ________,then ________ coordination among workers is needed to obtain resources,and managers can bring ________ formality to the design of the organizational structure.
A teacher who sees the effect of his or her efforts in a well-educated and well-adjusted student enjoys high ____________ compared to a dishwasher who monotonously washes dishes as they come to the kitchen.
Which of the following structures is described as one where authority is centralized at the top of the managerial hierarchy,and the vertical hierarchy of authority is the main means used to control subordinates' behaviour?
Strategic alliances and B2B network structures are two recent innovations in organizational design.What advantages do they bring to the organization? Describe how changes in information technology have impacted their growing popularity.