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Ch 9: Organizational Management

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Watch online organizational management video lessons and learn how management principles are applied to different organizational types, designs, and structures. Each lesson is accompanied by a short multiple-choice quiz you can use to check your understanding of these business topics.

Organizational Management: Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Understanding organizational management is essential to creating a principled organization with a well-designed and effective structural foundation. In this chapter, you'll learn about the basic principles of organizational management, the different types of organizational designs, and the relationship between design and organizational structure, among other important managerial topics. Our instructor also explains the importance of role specialization, authority and delegation, job creation, and culture within an organization. Students will be introduced to many important vocabulary terms over the course of the chapter. Once you have completed this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain the basic principles of, and concepts behind, organizational management
  • Describe Max Weber's approach to organizational management and explain Henri Fayol's 14 principles of management
  • Describe the factors that affect organizational design and structure
  • Identify the differences between mechanistic and organic organizational structures
  • Identify the different types of organizational designs within traditional, contemporary, and informal organizations
  • Define Total Quality Management (TQM) and explain the considerations behind its implementation

Video Objective
Principles of Organizational Management Learn the basic principles and concepts of organizational management, including appropriate division of labor, job specialization and departmentalization, establishing procedures, and assigning authority.
Organizational Design: Theory, Principles & Definition Analyze theories and principles of organizational design.
Organizational Design and Structure Understand the relationship between organizational design and structure and the factors that affect it, including organizational size, life-cycle, strategy, environment, and technology.
Types of Traditional Organizational Designs: Simple, Functional & Divisional Designs Identify different types of traditional organizational designs.
Types of Contemporary Organizational Designs: Matrix, Team & Network Designs Identify different types of contemporary organizational designs.
Organizational Behavior Theory in Business Examine the history of organizational behavior theory and the pros and cons of its application in business organizations.
Five Principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) Understand TQM and identify its five principles.
Modern Theory of Management Discuss the three approaches in the modern theory of management.

8 Lessons in Chapter 9: Organizational Management
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Principles of Organizational Management

1. Principles of Organizational Management

Many businesses today are complex systems that require more than ad hoc design and management. In this lesson, you'll discover some of the important principles of organizational management necessary to build a successful organization.

Organizational Design: Theory, Principles & Definition

2. Organizational Design: Theory, Principles & Definition

What rules do people follow when planning a new business or organization? Find out by learning about organizational design: what it is, some theories that relate to it, and some important principles.

Organizational Design and Structure

3. 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.

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

4. 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

5. 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.

Organizational Behavior Theory in Business

6. Organizational Behavior Theory in Business

This lesson contains a brief history of organizational behavior theory in business, including core contributing theorists. Further, the lesson discusses the pros and cons of the theory and provides a case study. Find out why people act the way they do in organizations.

Five Principles of Total Quality Management (TQM)

7. Five Principles of Total Quality Management (TQM)

Total quality management (TQM) is achieved and becomes part of the overall organizational culture when the five principles - produce quality work the first time, focus on the customer, have a strategic approach to improvement, improve continuously and encourage mutual respect and teamwork - are practiced by all employees.

Modern Theory of Management

8. Modern Theory of Management

Modern management theory has changed the way managers look at their jobs. Advancements and refinements in management theory and practice have enabled managers and managerial systems to evolve. In this lesson, we will look at modern management theories.

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