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five configurations - sample model: Mintzberg, Henry

five configurations - sample model

Mintzberg, Henry

  • topic: org. design & development
  • period: 1979
The Canadian academic, Henry Mintzberg, synthesised organisational design literature into five ideal organisational forms or configurations that do not exist in the real world, but provide consultants and managers a framework to understand and design organisational structures. Mintzberg defined organisational structure as 'the sum total of the ways in which...
hawthorne effect - sample model: Mayo, Elton

hawthorne effect - sample model

Mayo, Elton

  • topic: change management
  • period: 1933
Between 1924 and 1933, research teams from Harvard University conducted field studies on worker productivity at the Western Electric Hawthorne plant near Chicago, one of the most advanced manufacturing facilities that employed 29,000 workers to produce telephones and telecommunications equipment for AT&T.  The experiments initially...