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interorganizational perspective focusing on diversity and adapting
Population Ecology
Supply chains are examples of this (Dissimilare organizations working cooperatively)
Collaborative Networking
Wal-Mart and the Govt use this type of force
Coercive Force
organizations surviv and succeed through congruence between and organization's environmental expectations
Institutionalism
the three stages of population ecology
Variation
Selection
Retention
This structure works best for and export strategy
International Division
This structure works best for a company whit a global strategy only
Global Product Structure
This structure works best for a company with a multidomestice strategy only
Global Geographic Structure
This structure works best for a company pursuing global and multi domestic strategies
Global Matrix Structure
Firms go global for these three reasons
Economies of Scale
Economies of Scope
Cheaper production
how much mechanization in process
Technical Complexity
assembly lines are this type of process
Large Batch
Designing new parts/processes o a computer
Computer aided design
The two dimensions of the technology framwork
Variety and Analyzability
Tasks which are high variety and high analyzability
Engineerng
A company's ability to meet its goals
Effectiveness
Relies heavily on human operators
Small Batch
Organizational structure with combines 2 or more structures
Hybrid
Sectors that don't directly impact daily operations, but which influence indirectly
General Environment
Mass production to exact customer specifications
Mass Cusomization
Term meaning an organization interacts with its environment
Open System
Label describing / characterizing the whole organization
Structural Dimension
Labels describing the internal characteristics of an organization
Contextual Dimension
Name 3 stakeholders
Empolyees
Managers
Government
Community
Deals with the amount of resources used to achieve goals
Efficiency
An organizations reason for existance
Mission statement
A plan for interacting with the competitive environment to achieve goals
Strategy
Porter's strategy - A company with a broad scope and uniqueness advantage
Differentiation
Miles & Snow A company with no strategy
reactor
Organizational effectiveness approach focusing on outputs
Goal approach
Common structure where the organization is grouped by departments
Functional
organization is grouped around products
divisional
organization is grouped around processes
Horizontal
Organizational structure which uses outsourcing
Modular
Disadvantages of this structure include dual authority, extra training, tim, power balance
Matrix
Lack of information about the environment
Incertainty
organizations depend on the environment and they try to acquire control over resources
Resource dependencey
The territory an organization stakes out for itseld
Domain
sectors with which an organization directly interacts and can affext its ability to achieve goals
Task Envirnment
The two dimensions of the incertainty matrix
Environmnetal Change
Environmental Complexity