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Leadership & Organization Development Journal

ISSN: 0143-7739
Incorporates: Participation and Empowerment: An International Journal

Online from: 1980

Subject Area: Organization Studies

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Organizational Structures: Design in the Nineties

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Title:Organizational Structures: Design in the Nineties
Author(s):Rachid Zeffane
Citation:Rachid Zeffane, (1992) "Organizational Structures: Design in the Nineties", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, Vol. 13 Iss: 6, pp.18 - 23
Keywords:Downsizing, Management theory, Organizational change, Organizational Structure
DOI:10.1108/01437739210021875 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd
Abstract:Reviews and discusses some major issues and controversies of the early 1990s. Focuses on issues pertaining to organizational restructuring and design in the face of emerging contemporary forces and examines corporate responses to those forces. Examines, in particular, the problem of choice of appropriate structures and the controversies and implications relating to downsizing in the light of dominant suggestions and various research findings from different platforms of management thinking. Concludes with suggestions for organizational success in these areas.

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