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    Integrate the attached Organizational Change Paper and the references and the Outline: to address organizational dimensions.

    2. Project: Part Three: Flat Organizations
    Having analyzed the attached documents please prepare a 2 page outline for the project that compares/contrasts the hierarchy within the old organizational structure with the features of the flat hierarchical structure of the modern organization.

    Research at least five current sources (within the last five years)

    NB: Only the outline is require at this time. This is like brain storming and listing your points in bullet points.

    Thanks

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    Integrate the attached Organizational Change Paper and the references and the Outline: to address organizational dimensions.

    2. Project: Part Three: Flat Organizations
    Having analyzed the attached documents please prepare a 2 page outline for the project that compares/contrasts the hierarchy within the old organizational structure with the features of the flat hierarchical structure of the modern organization.

    Research at least five current sources (within the last five years)

    NB: Only the outline is require at this time. This is like brain storming and listing your points in bullet points.

    Thanks

    The old hierarchical structure of Wal-Mart had several problems. It encouraged close supervision of employees at every level but that did not produce improved productivity. In fact it was bad for the morale of the employees and increased the turnover of employees at Wal-Mart. The old hierarchical structure imposed close control over employees however, it did not encourage innovation and self-initiative. At Wal-Mart the new flat structure will lead to less supervision and a lower level of control over the employees but will encourage decentralization, initiative and self-control. In the new structure at Wal-Mart there will be lower level of control over employees but the employees will have greater flexibility.

    When the old hierarchical structure at Wal-Mart is replaced with a new horizontal structure the employees will be compelled to become more flexible, tackle shifting responsibilities and ...

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