Accession Number:

AD0662634

Title:

ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY

Descriptive Note:

Phase 1 of technical rept.

Corporate Author:

STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA

Report Date:

1967-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

187.0

Abstract:

The objective of Phase I is to specify preliminary design criteria based upon analysis of organizational theory and prior experiences in organizational design. Relevant literature is reviewed data are used from a previous five-year study of scientists and organizations and four organizational design case studies are analyzed -- a fundamental research organizations, b emergency public services, c a manpower development program, and d a mass-production factory. Preliminary design criteria relating to 1 the role of the designer, 2 major organizational variables, and 3 evaluative indicators, along with analytic tools, are indicated.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE