Background Note | HBS Case Collection | December 1992 (Revised September 1994)

Note on Organizational Effectiveness

by Michael Beer

Abstract

Discusses what is meant by organizational effectiveness. First, the concept of organizations as social systems is introduced. Second, a model of organization effectiveness is introduced and discussed.

Keywords: Organizational Design; Performance Efficiency;

Citation:

Beer, Michael. "Note on Organizational Effectiveness." Harvard Business School Background Note 493-044, December 1992. (Revised September 1994.)