Author(s)Murray, Peter A.
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AbstractLearning Objectives: After studying this chapter, you should be able to: • distinguish between the basic principles that determine the structural characteristics of complex human organisations • discuss the role and importance of structural building blocks for structural arrangements • examine the difference between mechanistic and organic structural features • distinguish between specialisation, coordination and cooperation • apply the principles of hierarchy in organisational design to specific tasks and business environments • illustrate and discuss types of organisational structure and their strengths and weaknesses • apply the principles of organisation design • understand the role of management systems for coordination and how these can be applied.
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Murray, Peter A. (2014) Organisational structure and strategic control. In: Contemporary strategic management: an Australasian perspective, 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd., Milton, Queensland, pp. 315-354. ISBN 978-1-118-36255-6