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Diagram showing how employees and tasks are grouped and where the lines of communication and authority flow
Company whose structure, policies, and capabilities allow employees to respond quickly to customer needs and changes in the business environment
Specialization in or responsibility for some portion of an organization's overall work tasks; also called division of labor
Chain- of- command system that establishes a clear line of authority flowing from the top down
Organization system that has a clear chain of command but that also includes functional groups of people who provide advice and specialized services
Grouping people within an organization according to function, division, matrix, or network
Grouping workers according to their similar skills, resource use, and expertise
Grouping departments according to similarities in product, process, customer, or geography
Structure in which employees are assigned to both a functional group and a project team ( thus using functional and divisional patterns simultaneously)
Structure in which individual companies are connected electronically to perform selected tasks for a small headquarters organization
A unit of two or more people who share a mission and collective responsibility as they work together to achieve a goal
Team that meets to find ways of improving quality, efficiency, and the work environment
Team whose members come from a single functional department and that is based on the organization's vertical structure
Team of people from several departments who are temporarily brought together to address a specific issue
Team that may become a permanent part of the organization and is designed to deal with regularly recurring tasks
Team that uses communication technology to bring geographically distant employees together to achieve goals
Uniformity of thought that occurs when peer pressures cause individual team members to withhold contrary or unpopular opinions
List of topics to be addressed in a meeting, the person( s) responsible for each topic, and the time allotted to each topic
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