Organizational Effectiveness

Examines different strategies for developing organizational effectiveness, with an emphasis on educational institutions.

This paper is a two-part discussion on organizational effectiveness. The first section discusses differing approaches or strategies for developing organizational effectiveness. The emphasis is on organizational effectiveness in nonprofit environments, such as schools. The second section suggests strategies that will make team members and an educational institution effective in developing and executing a computer-based training module.
“Tight coordination is required in quasi-total institutions, where the staff and director are highly involved. Specifically, actors need to coordinate with each other to ensure adherence to regulations as a condition for attaining effectiveness. Loose coordination is more appropriate in organizations serving heterogeneous target populations, where the goals are differential and service technologies are adapted to the different types of clientele.”