Is a Hospital a Mechanistic or an Organic Organization?


 
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Is a Hospital a Mechanistic or an Organic Organization?
Alder, Student (University), Germany

How would you characterize a hospital as an organization in terms of Burns & Stalkerís typology?
 

 
Is a Hospital a Mechanistic or an Organic Organization Form?
Cornelissen, Student (University), Netherlands
Sounds like you are attending the course organization sciences.. I am too. Did you find the answer? I was thinking the organization would be a typical mechanistic form.
 

 
Hospital is a Mechanistic Form of Organization
Helmond, Netherlands
@Cornelissen: Yes I found the answer and I agree that it is a mechanic type if we go to the Minzberg`s classification of the organization, we also see that a hospital has many layers of of hierarchy and bureaucracy.
 

 
A Hospital is a Mechanistic Organization
A. Ifu Andenyang, Teacher, Nigeria
A hospital can indeed be pictured as a mechanistic form of an organization in terms of Burns & Stalker's typology. The nature of the tasks performed and the way they are distributed clearly puts them in this class. Thanks.
 

 
 

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