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15 Cards in this Set

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functional departmentalization
departmentalization according to groups' functions of activities
organizational structure
specification of the jobs to be done within an organization and the ways in which they relate to one another
duty to perform an assigned task
job specialization
the process of identifying the specific jobs that need to be done and designating the people who will perform them
process departmentalization
departmentalization according to production processes used to create a good or service
process of gropuing jobs into logical units
liability of subordinates for accomplishing tasks assinged by managers
chain of command
reporting relationships within a company
power to make the decisions necessary to complete a task
profit center
separate company unit responsible for its own cots and profits
geographic departmentalization
departmentalization according to areas served by a business
organization chart
diagram depicting a company's structure and showing employees where they fit into its operations
assignment of a task, responsibility, or authority by a manager to a subordinate
product departmentalization
departmentalization according to specific products being created
customer departmentalization
depertmentalization according to types of customers likely to buy a given product