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Organizing Management chapter 11
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An organizational structure in which the entire organization is made up of work teams
An organizational structure that assigns specialists from different functional departments to work on one or more projects
An organizational structure in which employees continuously work on projects
An organization whose design is not defined by ,or limited to ,the horizontal, vertical, or external boundaries imposed by a predefined structure
An organization that consists of a small core of full-time employees and outside specialists temporarily hired as needed to work on projects
An organization that uses its own employees to do some work activities and networks of outside suppliers to provide other needed product components or work processes
An organization that has developed the capacity to continuously learn,adapt,and change
Cross functional team
A work team composed of individuals from various functional specialties.
or ad hoc committee
A temporary committee or team formed to tackle a specific short-term problem affecting several departments
Communities of practice
Groups of people who share a concern,a set of problems, or a passion about a topic and who deepen their knowledge and expertise in that area by interacting on an ongoing basis.
Opening up the search for new ideas beyond the organization's boundaries and allowing innovations to easily transfer inward and outward
Collaborative relationships between two or more organizations in which they combine their resources and capabilities for some business purpose.
A work arrangement in which employees work at home and are linked to the workplace by computer
A workweek where employees work longer hours per day but fewer days per week.
Flextime (or flexible work hours)
A scheduling system in which employees are required to work a specific number of hours a week but are free to vary those hours within certain limits
The practice of having two or more people split a full-time job
Temporary , freelance, or contract workers whose employment is contingent on demand for their services
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