1. . In what ways can the informal organization and the norms and values of its culture affect the shape of an organization?
2. How can the principles of bureaucracy help managers design the organizational hierarchy?
Choose a small organization in your city, such as a restaurant or school, and draw a chart showing its structure.
Do you think the number of levels in its hierarchy and the span of control at each level are appropriate? Why or why not?
1. As organizations grow and differentiate, what problems can arise with a functional structure?
2. How do the product division structure and the multidivisional structure differ?
3. Why might an organization prefer to use a product team structure rather than a matrix structure?