Division of Labor
Week 6 Discussion –
Chapter 9 in the eBook states ” linkages show the lines of responsibility through which a supervisor delegates authority to subordinates, oversees their activities, evaluates their performance, and guides them toward improvement when necessary.” Understanding these linkages helps managers better organize the different functions within an organization. Select an organization or firm that you are familiar or associated with and describe two formal linkages and one informal linkage that can be encountered.
· Did the informal linkage have an influence on the operation? Explain why or why not?