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Chapter 3

Managing info system (wade)

Assumptions unobservable since they reflect organizational values that have becomes so taken for granted that they guide organizational behavior without any of the group members thinking about them
Beliefs Are the perceptions that people hold about how things are done in their community
Culture Is defined as the set of "shared values and beliefs" that a group holds and that determines how the group perceives, thinks about, and appropriately reacts to its various environments.
Decision rights Indicate who in the organization has the responsibility to initiate, supply information for, approve, implement, and control various types of decsions
Enacted values Are the values and norms that are actually exhibited or displayed in employee behavior.
Espoused values The explicitly stated preferred organization values
Flat organization structure Has less well-defined chain of command
Hierarchical Organization structure An organizational form based on the concepts of division of labor, specialization, spans of control, and unity of command
Matrix organization structure Assigns workers to two or more supervisors in an effort to make sure multiple dimensions of the business are integrated
Networked organization structure Characteristically feel flat and hierarchical at the same time
Observable artifacts Physical manifestations as traditional dress, symbols in art, acronyms, awards, myths and stories told about the group, rituals, and ceremonies and so on.
Organizational strategy Includes the organization's design, as well as the managerial choices that define, set up, coordinate, and control its work processes
Social Network Is an IT- enabled network that links individuals together in ways that enable them to find experts, get to know colleagues, and see who has relevant experience for projects across traditional organization lines
Values Reflect the community's aspirations about the way things should be done
Created by: starnema