Considering Organisation Structure and Design from a Complexity Paradigm Perspective

  title={Considering Organisation Structure and Design from a Complexity Paradigm Perspective},
  author={m. e. mcmillan},
  • m. e. mcmillan
  • Published 2002
1. ABSTRACT This paper argues that the nature and importance of organisation structure and the underpinning design principles are not well understood and yet they play a key role in organisational performance. Existing organisational forms and their design principles are examined via a brief history of the development of modern forms of organisation. There is evidence to suggest that classical science has provided many of the underlying principles for organisation design. Comparisons are made… CONTINUE READING
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