1st Edition

Organizational Structure and Design Text and Cases

By Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya Copyright 2025
    248 Pages 24 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge India

    248 Pages 24 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge India

    This textbook explores major issues and concepts in organizational structure and design. It details strategic and business issues that merit consideration while framing or designing organizational structure. 

    Working with a range of industry examples and case studies, this volume, 

    ·  Relates organizational structure and design issues with organizational culture and change management, power and politics, and policies and strategies. 

    ·  Covers several key topics which include structure-strategy debate, viable system model, issues pertaining to organizational culture, change management, power, and conflict.

    ·  Discusses various models of organizational structure like matrix, global business unit, strategic business unit, hybrid, functional and divisional, modular, networked, agile, helix, etc., in relation to organizational practices and their strategic influence over the organizations.

    ·  Enables readers to challenge organizational design in days of uncertainty.

    Concise, lucid, and engaging, this book will be useful to the students, academicians, management researchers and industry professionals from the field of general management, organizational behaviour, and human resource management and development.

    1. Introduction to Organization 2. Organization Structure and Design 3. Strategy, Organization structure and design, and organizational effectiveness 4. Organizational Life Cycles and Organizational Structure and Design 5. Influence of Environment and technology on organizational structure and design 6. Organizational structure and design managing conflict, stress, power, and politics 7. Organizational structure, design, learning and decision-making issues 8. Impact of culture on organizational design and structure 9. Organizational design and quality management practices 10. Globalization, organizational structure design 11. Organizational change, organizational structure and design 12. Research on Organizational Structure and Design


    Dipak Kumar Bhattacharyya (PhD) is Ex- Professor of Human Resource Management at XIMB, Bhubaneswar. He has served as the Director of Centre for Management Education, AIMA, New Delhi as well as the Dean of Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata. He has also previously taught at IMT, Ghaziabad and ICFAI Business School. He is currently a Visiting Professor at XLRI, Jamshedpur, IMT, Ghaziabad, DMI, Patna, Firebird, Coimbatore, IIM, Ranchi and IIM, Kozhikode.