MBA 6001 Unit IV Case Study and Discussion Board Question
Unit IV Discussion Board
Review Chapter 5 in the course textbook. Itemize reasons why a hierarchy of authority emerges in an organization, and explain the process of vertical differentiation. How might these constructs apply to the organizational structure and culture?
Unit IV Case Study
Read and reflect on the case study involving the CEO of Xerox on page 145 of your textbook. In a two-to-three- page, APA formatted paper, describe the principles of the bureaucratic structure. Explain why flattening hierarchies and empowering teams is a strategy. Analyze what divisional structures are presented (product, geographic, and market). Conclude with your thoughts on how organizational design models and structures impact organizational development.
Your paper should be at least two pages in length, not including the title page or reference page. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.