Background Note | HBS Case Collection | December 1975 (Revised January 1987)

Note on Organization Design

by Jay W. Lorsch

Abstract

Deals with the organizational designer trying to create a structure, rewards, and a system of measurement that are compatible with the external environment, strategy, tasks, the members of the organization, management style, and the existing culture.

Keywords: Organizational Design;

Citation:

Lorsch, Jay W. "Note on Organization Design." Harvard Business School Background Note 476-094, December 1975. (Revised January 1987.)