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New Organizational Configurations?

Are there any new organizational configurations? Which?

  Farah Mneimneh

New Organizational Configuration: The Virtual Organization

Actually in his more recent book (The Strategy Process, 2003), Mintzberg et al. include an excerpt by Herber et al. (the design of new organizational form) defined by unique configurations, e.g. the "virtual organization" in which employees, suppliers, and customers are geographically dispersed but united by technology...

  Y. S. Ganesh

New Organisation Configurations

Good article about configuration. It has incorporated retrospective (classical) thinkers view as well as prospective thinkers views. Henry Mintzberg's analysis is direct & simple to understand for organisation theory & structure researchers. Recently firms are also using project/ matrix structure (adhocracy /innovative structures which is potential area for research. I feel the classical principles of organisation need to be aligned with new principles considering latest structures that have been used in operating organisations. Developing modern organisation principles is a potential area for research.

  Tim Dolan
Professor, Korea (South)

Building Upon Mintzberg

By using Mintzberg's well-articulated descriptions (...)

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