Ch 12: CEOE Business Education: Organizing as a Function of Management

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Understand the importance of organizing as a function of business management before you need to answer related questions on the CEOE Business Education exam. Our videos offer a fun approach to re-learning the fundamentals of this topic.

CEOE Business Education: Organizing as a Function of Management - Chapter Summary

Explore types of organizational design and structures and learn about different organizations as you prepare for the CEOE Business Education exam. Each of our lessons covers a topic you could be asked about on the exam, such as:

  • Organizational structure and design
  • Organic and mechanistic business structures
  • Work specialization
  • Role of authority in centralized and decentralized organizations
  • Traditional and contemporary organizational design
  • Informal organizations' characteristics

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Objectives of the CEOE Business Education: Organizing as a Function of Management Chapter

Organizing as a function of management is a concept that you'll be tested on in the business management subarea of the CEOE Business Education exam. Designed to test your competency in essential business areas as you prepare to earn a teaching license, this exam uses primarily multiple-choice questions to determine your readiness to teach business to students. Representing one of five subareas on the exam, business management questions make up about 25% of the exam (including the single constructed-response question on the test). You can get familiar with the style of questions you'll see on the exam by first taking our quizzes that come with each lesson and mirror the format of the exam.

8 Lessons in Chapter 12: CEOE Business Education: Organizing as a Function of Management
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Organizing as a Function of Management

1. Organizing as a Function of Management

Once a plan is in place, a manager must put it into action. This lesson explains the role of organizing as a function of management as well as its relationship with planning.

Organizational Design and Structure

2. Organizational Design and Structure

There is a relationship between organizational design and structure because of different factors. Organizational size, organizational life cycle, strategy, environment and technology work together to form a complete organization.

Mechanistic & Organic Organizational Business Structures

3. Mechanistic & Organic Organizational Business Structures

Different organizations require different structures. This lesson describes the differences between mechanistic and organic organizational structures by looking at the specifics of organizations.

Work Specialization in Organizations

4. Work Specialization in Organizations

One of the most important decisions an organization will need to make is how to get work done. This lesson will explain the purpose of work specialization in an organization and how it is used to organize separate jobs.

Authority in Centralized & Decentralized Organizations

5. Authority in Centralized & Decentralized Organizations

There are several approaches to authority. In this lesson, learn about the centralized organization, where authority is top-down through a chain of command. Contrast that with the decentralized organization, where authority is assigned at different levels in the hierarchy.

Types of Traditional Organizational Designs: Simple, Functional & Divisional Designs

6. Types of Traditional Organizational Designs: Simple, Functional & Divisional Designs

Choosing an organizational structure is an ongoing design process. In this lesson, you will learn to identify types of traditional organizational designs, including simple, functional and divisional designs.

Types of Contemporary Organizational Designs: Matrix, Team & Network Designs

7. Types of Contemporary Organizational Designs: Matrix, Team & Network Designs

Choosing an organizational structure is an ongoing design process. In this lesson, you will learn to identify types of contemporary organizational designs, including matrix, team and network designs.

Characteristics of Informal Organizations: The Grapevine & Informal Groups

8. Characteristics of Informal Organizations: The Grapevine & Informal Groups

Have you ever thought about how important the relationships you have with your coworkers are to your organization? This lesson will discuss the common elements of informal organizations including their characteristics, informal groups, and the grapevine.

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