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Authority-based Power

“Organizational theorists argue that organizational goals are only rarely established by people in positions of formal authority” (Shafritz et al., 2005). Using Kenney’s From Pablo to Osama, comment on the previous quote and examine how power relations are established and … Continue reading

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Financial Crisis of 2007-08

During the financial crisis of 2007-08 Wall Street’s five biggest banks paid $39 billion in bonuses to their employees for 2007. Some of these companies had accepted government bailout money. As a result President Obama announced a salary cap of … Continue reading

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Automobiles Productive Efficiency–Specializaiton

Consider organizations that produce automobiles in the United States. These organizations typically employ the specialization and division of labor. What are the key concepts and theoretical propositions from the perspective of classical organizational theory as it relates to this industry? … Continue reading

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