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18.2: Discussion- Organizational Structure

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  • You and your team are finalizing your observations and analysis of Information Systems and are preparing your recommendations for change. You believe that a different organizational structure may be necessary in order for IS to be successful again. Given that IS is a large, multinational company organized in centralized department silos, you are considering several alternatives.

    Discussion Prompt

    What are the trade-offs in moving from a mechanistic to a organic organizational model?

    Grading

    Share your opinions below and respond to two of your classmates’ thoughts.

    Criteria Not Evident Developing Exemplary Points
    Submit your initial response 0 pts
    No post made
    2 pts
    Post is either late or off-topic
    5 pts
    Post is made on time and is focused on the prompt
    5 pts
    Respond to at least two peers’ presentations 0 pts
    No response to peers
    2 pts
    Responded to only one peer
    5 pts
    Responded to two peers
    5 pts
    Total: 10 pts
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    • Discussion: Organizational Structure. Authored by: Robert Danielson. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution