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Managerial Economics: Identify 3 components of Organizational Architecture

1) Identify the 3 components of organizational architecture. Provide 3 real world examples of how the lack of one or more of the components caused dysfunctional behavior at an organization.

2) Define economic darwinism. How does it apply to organizational architecture?

3) Identify the alternative models of behavior. Which of these models is proven empirically (supported by real world evidence)?

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1) Identify the 3 components of organizational architecture. Provide 3 real world examples of how the lack of one or more of the components caused dysfunctional behavior at an organization.

Ans-- The organisation chart describes in diagrammatic form the structure of the organisation. It is the skeleton upon which every other activity depends, more importantly, it is the framework which explains the communication pattern, process and the linking mechanisms between the roles. It illustrates to everyone who communicates with whom, how the control system works, who is in control, who has authority and above all, who is responsible. It explains how the organisation is coordinated and how individual departments relate. Formal structures are often based on specific tasks and it is how these tasks are allocated and the authority which they carry is explained by the organisational structure.

A business organisation may be structured in many different ways, depending upon the ...

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