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Organizational Structure [electronic resource]

Holk & Lassenius
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
The fourth chapter of The Prince cites governmental structure as the reason why the Persians, defeated by Alexander the Great, did not revolt after Alexander's death. This program examines different organizational styles in terms of communication, decision making, and accessibility to top management. With Lynda Curtis (executive director, Bellevue Hospital Center), who favors the flat model for day-to-day work but top-down for emergency preparedness, and Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, Jokke, Dame Anita Roddick, John Dunn, Katie Ford, Steven Hilton, Richard Valdemar, Jim Buckmaster, and Bruce Cohen.
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28 min.
10 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on June 17, 2012.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
The Mind of a Leader 1: Lessons in Management from Niccolo Machiavelli's The Prince
Mind of a Leader 1
Series Statement
Mind of a Leader. 1
  • Niccolo Machiavelli, the Devil's Servant (1:43)
  • Organizational Structure (1:09)
  • Two Organizational Pyramids (3:46)
  • Limiting Hierarchy in Companies (2:09)
  • Unstructured Organization (1:22)
  • Structures that Allow Employee Communication (2:31)
  • Situational Organization (5:08)
  • Two Types of Gang Organizational Structure (2:35)
  • Assuming Control in an Organized Structure (2:02)
  • Coherence, a Platform of Leadership (1:00)
  • Summary of "Organizational Structure" (2:07)
  • Credits: Organizational Structure: The Mind of a Leader 1 (2:49)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2011
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  • 48913s Films Media Group
  • 48917 Films Media Group
1streaming video file (28 min.) : d., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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