Organizational Design

What is organizational design, where did it from, and why does it exist?
Organizational design focuses on the organizational processes of the organization (Jones, 2010). The organizational processes are the flow of information within the organization and the sources of this power. Organizational design focuses on how the system is interacting and adapting to dynamically changing internal and external environmental processes (Jones, 2010). Organizational design focuses on the subsystems of the organization such as operations, production, finance, marketing, etc (Jones, 2010). The organizational design will provide the organization with a tool for analyzing the organizational dynamics without providing a specific theory about how an organization should be managed.
What positive and negative influences has organizational design had on organizations which you are familiar? Provide examples from your own or your organization’s experience to support your explanation.
When leadership addresses issues relating to change, leaders need to address the issues regarding human capital during the change process. According to Kuhn (1996), “proponents of competing paradigms practice their trade in different worlds – the two groups see different things (i.e., the facts are differently viewed)” (p. 150). Collaboration should be part of the equation during the change process. Introducing training and restructuring issues during the collaboration process could help an organization to deal with the human capital aspect of change. Many philosophers present different philosophic ideas to change, but the similarities of each philosophical theory fits together and attempts to present an organization with a deeper concept of change issues to identify before implementing processes for change within an organization.

Leaders should also remember consequences of an organization’s attempt for a shift in paradigm change. Consequences of an organization’s failed attempts at change can be...