About Organizing as a Management Function

Functions of Management (POSDCORB)
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic

Functions of Management (POSDCORB) > Best Practices

Prasanna, Student (University), Sri Lanka
About Organizing as a Management Function
Organizing is the framework of dividing, grouping and/or coordinating job tasks. The primary aim of organizing is to
  1. Divide jobs into departments
  2. Coordinate them
  3. Cluster the jobs into the units
  4. Establish relationships
  5. Establish formal lines of authority
  6. Allocate and deploy resources
Most organizations are based on such a design. Major organizational changes have to address the above 6 things as well. For example, it is possible to address following changes via the organizational design: - Departmentalization (practiced by most of the org) - Work specialization (practiced after the industrial revolution up to now) - Chain of command (practiced by most of autocratic organizations) - Span of control (this will not be in use anymore in future due to virtual org) - Centralised or decentralised (mostly in government versus private sector) - Formalization. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

Please register now to read all responses and to join this discussion yourself. It's easy and 100% free.

Sign up for free     Log in


  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Typical Steps in Organizing (in Management)

These are the main steps in dividing work into sec (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Goals of Organizing (in Management)

The goals or purposes of organizing are the follow (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Assigning Authorities in Organizing (in Management)

We can broadly distinguish 3 types of authorities (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Organizing or Organising?

Organise and organize are simply different spellin (...)

  Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
 

Etymology of Organizing and Organization

The term organization ("act of organizing") is der (...)

 
More on Functions of Management (POSDCORB)
Summary
Forum
Changes in Management Functions in Modern Time
🔥How Managers can Boost Productivity
POSDCORB Assessment on School Management
Best Practices
🥇10 Managerial Roles by Mintzberg
🥈Does Directing include Leadership?
🥉Mintzberg Critique on POSDCORB
POSDCORB: The B of Budgeting is Important
About Organizing as a Management Function
Add 8th Function of a Manager to POSDCORB: Communication
Planning as Quintessence
The History of POSDCORB
About Budgeting in POSDCORB
Special Interest Group Leader

Are you an expert in Functions of Management (POSDCORB)? Sign up for free


Functions of Management (POSDCORB)
Knowledge Center

 

Next Topic



About 12manage | Advertising | Link to us / Cite us | Privacy | Suggestions | Terms of Service
2020 12manage - The Executive Fast Track. V15.6 - Last updated: 1-10-2020. All names of their owners.