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ERIC Number: ED466583
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 6
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Information Technology and New Forms of Organisations.
Ghasemiyeh, Rahim; Li, Feng
This paper evaluates the impacts of the Internet on organizational structures and identifies new forms of organizations in light of information technology (IT) advances. Four traditional forms of organizations are summarized, i.e., the bureaucratic hierarchy, the entrepreneurial organization, the matrix organization, and the adhocacy. The following characteristics and imperatives of emerging forms are then described: globalization; entrepreneurship and innovation; customer or service orientation; flexibility; cost reduction; outsourcing; improving quality; cooperation through IT; and developing human capital. (Contains 36 references.) (MES)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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