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Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

1. Organizations are created for achieving complex goals and bringing different skills sets. Evaluate the different features of an organization, which are commonly found irrespective of the size of business. Add appropriate examples. (10 Marks)

2. The McKinsey’s 7-S Framework helps managers identify potential changes for improving organizational performance. Analyze the importance of the various internal aspects that must be focused on, according to this framework. Give suitable examples. (10 Marks)

3. Organizational effectiveness helps managers answer key questions for growth like leadership cohesiveness, recruiting right people and developing future capabilities. Keeping the above scenario in mind, explain with examples:

a. Which parameters help companies measure their organizational effectiveness? (5 Marks)

b. Discuss the pros and cons of the Goal Approach for understanding organizational effectiveness. (5 Marks)