Traditional Organizational Structure Study

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Running head:PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONSPeople and OrganizationsName of the Student:Name of the University:Author’s Note:
1PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONSTable of ContentsQuestion 1........................................................................................................................................2Question 2........................................................................................................................................3Question 3........................................................................................................................................3Reference List..................................................................................................................................5
2PEOPLE AND ORGANIZATIONSQuestion 1Over the last 50 years, organizational structure has evolved drastically with the changingbusiness requirements of businesses. Moreover, with the globalized nature of business,organizations felt increasing needs of changes in the organizational structure. Traditionalorganizational structure was quite rigid and formalized. The leaders used to orders to the lowlevel employees and the employees were to follow the strict instruction of the leaders. However,contemporary organizational structure is less formalized, where low-level employees can easilyinteract with their upper managers (Fan, Wong and Zhang 2013). They can easily share theirissues and concern with the managers for getting immediate solution on it. Organizations are lesslikely to face any conflicting situation in such contemporary organizational structure.Over the last 50 years, organizational structure has also evolved in terms of its simplicity.Moreover, unlike the complex traditional organizational structure of traditional organizationalstructure, contemporary organizations are simpler in its approach. Leaders are always there forthe employees to help them in overcoming any barriers faced in their works. Apart from that,with the globalized nature of business, the managers of contemporary organizations have startedto decentralize their authority to respective department either nationally or internationally.Moreover, the departmental managers of contemporary organizations can take prompt andnecessary decision as required by business without much intervention of upper level managers(Guadalupe, Li and Wulf 2013).
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