The Importance Of Organizational Structure

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Register to read the introduction… Every organization structure has its own strengths and weaknesses which addresses the requirements of the different organizations.
Environmental changes of an organization such as Government(e.g Fiji) and advancement in technology will impact greatly what Organizational Structures of the future is going to be.
Drucker (1992:95) and Peters (1992:103) both agree that tomorrow's enterprises are going to be flatter, less hierarchical and more decentralized. Benton and Lloyd (1992:116) see that in the future the key challenge for any enterprise as being able to keep the responsibility at the top while effectively delegating authority for action further down.

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