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Environmental and technological determinants of organization design

a case study

by Jay R. Galbraith

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Published by M.I.T. in [Cambridge, Mass.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boeing Commercial Airplane Co.,
  • Organization.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Jay R. Galbraith.
    SeriesM.I.T. Alfred P. Sloan School of Management. Working paper -- 352-68, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 352-68.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 leaves
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18078371M
    OCLC/WorldCa14399230

    ADVERTISEMENTS: Factor for Organizational Design: Environmental, Technological and Internal Contingency Factors! 1. Environmental Factors: An organization operates in an external environment along with the internal environment. ADVERTISEMENTS: Some of the external environmental factors are customers, competitors, vendors, financial institutions, trade organisations and the government. Factors Impacting Organizational Design. Identify aspects of the internal environment that influence the design of an organization’s structure. The high-tech and software industries would be considered unstable because of the relative ease for new software and technology companies to enter and take over an existing market.

      There are several accepted definitions regarding eco-innovation which have required a clarification process in the long run (Moisoiu, ). It is generally accepted that eco-innovation brings up all types of innovation, such as technological and non-technological ones (Ciocoiu et al., ), new devices, materials and services as well as new business practices (James, ) which create new. Organizational architecture or organization design: the creation of roles, processes, and formal reporting relationships in an organization. Organizational space describes the influence of the spatial environment on the health, the mind, and the behavior of humans in and around organizations. [2].

    An effective organizational design helps communications, productivity and innovation. It creates an environment where people can work effectively. vi According to Capelle Associates Inc., an Organization Design consulting firm in Toronto and Montreal, the benefits of Organization Design include: Improved employee satisfactionFile Size: KB. Technological convergence allows firms to use a variety of strategies to implement innovations in an environment in which the technology boundaries are ambiguous [24].


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r,where LawrenceandLorschreport on cross-sectional data, theevidencereported here is from a longitudinalviewpoint. Technology: Technology is the set of processes that an organization uses to transform various resources such as materials and labor into products or services.

Joan Woodward was the first person to see the link between technology and organizational design. In particular. DETERMINANTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN: DETERMINANTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN The factors which affect the organization in its becoming fit in all conditions for the attainment of organizational goal are called determinants of organization design.

These factors may be identified as: A. Strategy and Goals B. Environment C. Technology D. Determinants of. Organizational Structure. Determinants of Organizational Structure Environmen t.

Size. Technology Environment. Internal Factors. External Factors. Organizational structure depends upon the environment, specially External Environment/Factors. Customer. i.e. whether the external5/5(5). Determinants of organizational performance: the case of Romania In the next section we detailed the ten variables of this model, namely a review of the empirical studies aimed at analyzing one or more variables present in our model.

Literature review The variables used to illustrate the internal environment are discussed below. Strategy. This lesson outlines the four important determinants of organizational structure: the nature of an organizational environment, the type of strategy the organization pursues, technology, and the.

Technology: The organisation structure of an enterprise depends upon the type and nature of technological process adopted for the production. Therefore, technology is a factor for consideration in determining the structure of an organisation.

Environment Environment - anything outside the boundaries of an organization Task Environment - the elements of an organization’s environment that are related to its goal attainment Environmental Uncertainty - the amount and rate of change in the organization’s environment   The present paper aims to analyze empirically the determinants of structural inertia and organizational change.

As far as we know, this work constitutes the first attempt to directly address such issues through econometric estimates based on a large, longitudinal dataset at plant by: Managerial approaches toward environmental issues are heterogeneous because they depend on a plethora of determinants, such as managerial values, organizational resources, or market and industry conditions (Aragón-Correa and Sharma,Delmas et al., ).

These approaches have frequently been categorized in a linear manner that ranges Cited by: This paper adds to the scant literature on the internal structure of organizations by focusing on the organizational design of nongovernmental development organizations (NGDOs).

Specifically, we evaluate prominent Spanish NGDOs during to determine the balance of two key organizational design choices at the NGDO’s project department: delegation of authority to lower-level employees Author: Victor Martín-Pérez, Natalia Martín-Cruz, Juan Hernangómez-Barahona.

IT and Organizational Design Page 1 1. Introduction Technological innovation is rarely neutral in its effect on different organizational forms. In the early 20th century, small electric motors provided the greatest benefit to “horizontal” factory designs that distributed machinery and work (David, ).File Size: KB.

An Examination of Technological, Organizational, and Environmental Determinants Conference Paper (PDF Available) April with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Another one of the five determinants of organizational design deals with your business's strategy and the critical success factors you've chosen for meeting your goals.

If your small business manufactures basic clothing, your strategy may be to do so more cheaply and quickly than your neighborhood's competitor, so you'd choose an organizational structure focused on reducing waste. In conclusion, the selection of organizational structure depends largely on the technology and environment it faces.

Even though a lot of modern theorists of technology do not consider that technological determinism is an accurate concept to express the relationship between organization structure and technological improvements, it makes a.

The Determinants of User Resistance to Adopting e-Books: Based on Innovation Characteristics and User Attitude The Journal of Society for e-Business Studies, Vol. 17, No. 4 User switching of information technology: A theoretical synthesis and empirical testCited by:   Abstract.

Environmental factors contribute in direct and indirect ways to the causes, consequences, and overall burden of injury. In this chapter, we review a range of ways in which the physical and social environments that influence injuries can be conceptualized, from the Haddon matrix through to the social determinants of health, and ecological and life course approaches.

Organizational size. The larger an organization becomes, the more complicated its structure. When an organization is small — such as a single retail store, a two‐person consulting firm, or a restaurant — its structure can be simple.

In reality, if the organization is very .Organizational change is pervasive today, as organizations struggle to adapt or face decline in the volatile environments of a global economic and political world. The many potent forces in these environments—competition, technological innovations, professionalism, and demographics, to name a .Organizational design is dictated by a variety of factors, including the size of the company, the diversity of the organization ‘s operations, and the environment in which it operates.

According to several theories, considerations of the external environment are a key aspect of organizational design.