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Explain the differences between centralization and decentralization and between standardization and mutual adjustment.

What factors determine the ability to strike a balance between these mechanisms?

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// Organization deals with the different types of mechanisms namely centralization, decentralization, mutual adjustment and standardization. This paper will help in understanding the difference between Centralization and Decentralization and also between Standardization and Mutual Adjustment.//

Centralization is the process in which top authority has the power of decision making and all other levels have to follow the decisions which are taken by the top level managers. In centralized organization, the decision making moves from top to bottom level. The span of control of top managers is high in the centralized structure organization. Decentralization is the process in which the top management delegates the ...

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