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    There are six key elements to consider when discussing organization structure considerations which are:

    - Work specialization
    - Departmentalization
    - Chain of command
    - Span of control
    - Centralization and decentralization
    - Formalization

    Can you pick one and discuss its significance within the context of your current firm?

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    The chain of command, as part of the organizational structure, is extremely important to our firm. Because we are a large firm with thousands of clients, the employees are instructed to follow the chain of command as it is set forth in the organizational structure of the firm for a few reasons. One of main reasons is that when the chain of command is properly followed, it creates a workplace that is more efficient, because there is a proper upward progression. The main reason ...

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