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Business Management for Organization's Structure

1) An organization's structure can have significant effects on its members. What might those effects be? Examine the behavioral implications of different organizational designs and use at least three examples.

2) Is it possible to generalize and say that a certain structure is better than others? That is, is there a structure that is superior in terms of its effects on its members?

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An organization with a hierarchical structure that is rigid and that fosters authoritarian leadership is one type of structure that can be used to determine effects on its members. Usually those at the bottom and those in middle management feel confined to their work without input on the job or their concerns. They are told what to do and how to do it. In this rigid structure, the ability to file complaints or be heard is limited to the person directly above them in the hierarchy. Employees will not feel part of the company decision making process and will usually have less loyalty, displaying their lack of involvement through absenteeism and lower productivity.
In an organization that uses a quality control and management system, groups are formed and work together as a team to ensure quality ...

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Business management for organization's structures are examined. Whether it is possible to generalize a certain structure for others is determined.