ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY
Phase 1 of technical rept.
STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CA
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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.
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