Essay on Mintzberg ( 1981 ) Type Two Types Of Adhocracy
This structure is adaptive, flexible and innovation-driven that popularize it nowadays. However, the disadvantage is high liaison devices’ cost due to intensive communication throughout organisation (Mintzberg, 1981).
Generally, Mintzberg pointed out the importance of correspondence of characteristics for each structure, and also prevalence, which is influential of choosing an appropriate structure.
2. Advance understanding beyond scientific management
In fact, Mintzberg’s contribution also furthers our knowledge about scientific management in some senses.
“Scientific management means knowing exactly what you want men to do and seeing that they do it in the best and the cheapest way”, Frederick Winslow Taylor, the founder of scientific management/Taylorism (Kumara and Sharma, 2000, p.39). It is…