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Classifying Structure

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Looking for a few example (names of organizations) for the following structues; simple structure configuration, machine bureaucracy, professional bureacracy, divisional, and adhocracy and why they fall into these categories. This will help me understand the various types of structure and how it relates to organizational design.

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Simple structure configuration: When looking at a small business such as a local law firm, landscaping company or a retail company like a Dollar store, it is evident that while they all offer different products or services, the structure their business is built on is the same. The design processes as well as the design dimensions of small businesses always follow simple structure configuration. The company structure is designed to prevent chaos through an orderly set of reporting relationship and communication channels. The company follows bottom to top ...

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Looking for a few example (names of organizations) for the following structues; simple structure configuration, machine bureaucracy, professional bureacracy, divisional, and adhocracy and why they fall into these categories. This will help me understand the various types of structure and how it relates to organizational design.

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