A manufacturing process in which parts are added to a product in a sequential manner to create a finished product much faster than with handcrafting-type methods
In work, the power to decide what and how one performs one's daily tasks, free of close supervision
an organization that has rules and responsibilities for each position, in which selections into those positions occurs on the basis of merit (not election of inheritance). many are also responsible for setting out policies and procedures that are to be adhered to by others.
government decides what kinds of goods and services should be produced and how much will be charged. Commonly practiced in communist countries such as soviet union, china, and eastern europe.
similarities between organizations that arise out of legal or other requirements. Organizations become similar because they have no choice
process of breaking down the tasks involved in the production of good or services into parts that can be done by someone without specialized trainig