Fit - The Key to Organizational Design

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

Abstract

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.

Published
2014-12-30
How to Cite
Donaldson, L., & Joffe, G. (2014). Fit - The Key to Organizational Design. Journal of Organization Design, 3(3), 38-45. https://doi.org/10.7146/jod.18424
Section
Translational Article