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3 Strategy Frameworks of Organizational Structure

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Organizational Structure

An organizational structure defines how job tasks are formally divided, grouped, and coordinated.

What does Organizational Structure look like?

At the end of this module, you will be able to identify the three different frameworks of organizational culture.

3 Strategy Frameworks

Innovation

A strategy that emphasizes the introduction of major new products and services.

Cost-Minimization

A strategy that emphasizes tight cost controls, avoidance of unnecessary innovation or marketing expenses, and price cutting.

Immitation

A strategy of moving into new products or new markets only after their viability has been proven.

Is this an example of an Innovation Strategy?

  • Apple releases a new version of the iPhone roughly every year.

Which company is an example of using a cost-minimizing strategy?

  • Wal Mart
  • Coach
  • Fossil

Is this an example of an Imitation Strategy?

  • H&M uses styles from other designer brands to promote their own company.

Match the types of Strategies

  • Innovation
    A strategy that emphasizes the introduction of major new products and services.
  • Cost Minimization
    A strategy that emphasizes tight cost controls, avoidance of unnecessary innovation or marketing expenses, and price cutting.
  • Imitation
    A strategy of moving into new products or new markets only after their viability has been proven.

References

Langton, N., Robbins, S. P., Judge, T., Breward, K., & Langton, N. (2016). Organizational behaviour: concepts, controversies, applications (7th ed.). Toronto: Pearson.