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DONCILLO, RALPH ANDRE CHAPTER 28

BSHRM2A DR. FIESTA

THE FOUNDATION OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

• DEFINITION OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

• WHAT IS WORK SPECIALIZATION

• WHAT IS DEPARTMENTALIZATION

ORGANIZATONAL STRUCTURE

refers to the type of framework a company uses to distinguish


power and authority, roles and responsibilities, and the manner
in which information flows through the organization.

WHAT IS WORK SPECIALIZATION?

also called a division of labor, allows a manager to take


complex tasks and break them down into smaller more precise
tasks that individual workers can complete.

Purpose of work specialization

is to increase the effectiveness of an employee in performing a


specific task. To put it simply, it is to create experts on a
particular work or field.
DONCILLO, RALPH ANDRE CHAPTER 28
BSHRM2A DR. FIESTA
WHAT IS DEPARTMENTALIZATION

Departmentalization or Departmentation is a process wherein


jobs/teams are combined together into functional units called as
departments on the basis of their area of specialization, to
achieve the goals of the organization.

Objectives of Departmentalization

 To specialize activities.

 To simplify the process and operations of the organization

 To maintain control

Departmentalization of activities results in the increase in


efficiency of the management and ultimately the enterprise. It
is helpful in fixing responsibilities and accountability.