1200 words minimum (not including cover/reference pages)

requirement is at least three scholarly articles, one of which may be the course textbook



Daft, R. L. (2021). Organization theory & design (13th ed.). Cengage.

For the Unit 1 Complete assignment, write a narrative (minimum of 1200 words) which addresses the questions and statements below. When finished, it should demonstrate a thorough understanding of the READ and ATTEND sections. A minimum of three scholarly sources are required, and all sources should be cited and referenced in APA format.


1. Define the term “organization”. What is organizational theory and design?


2. Can an organization be efficient without being effective? Can an inefficient organization still be an effective one? Explain your answers.


3. What is scientific management? How is it used?


4. How might the top management of an organization use SWOT analysis or scenario planning to set goals and strategy? Explain.


5. Refer to the Case for Analysis, Millier Machine Parts & Services. How do you think the managers should go about resolving their differences with regard to their strategies?