Fit - The Key to Organizational Design

Keywords: Fit, misfit, organization design, strategy, organization size, task uncertainty, contingenciy theory, multinational organizational structures


The design of an organization needs to fit its situation. Designs that fit produce higher organizational performance than designs that do not.  This article uses the concept of fit to show how to align organizational designs to three important situational factors: competitive strategy, organization size, and task uncertainty.

How to Cite
Donaldson, L., & Joffe, G. (2014). Fit - The Key to Organizational Design. Journal of Organization Design, 3(3), 38-45.
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