Note on Organization Structure

ABOUT THIS CONTENT

Provides the reader with a basic understanding of organization structure. The first section provides a brief history of the main ideas pertaining to organization structure. The second section outlines some of the concepts and factors that must be taken into account while designing organization structure. Some of the prototypical forms of organization structure and their strengths and weaknesses are described in the third section. Finally, some emerging trends in how organizations are structured are discussed in the last section.
Source: Nitin Nohria, Harvard Business School Note 491-083 (1991)
Subjects: Article Summaries, Organizational Behavior
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