Lyndall Urwick Principles of organization

Lyndall Urwick Principles of organization

Lyndall Urwick identified eight principles of Administration to all organizations.

The principles are:

  1. The principle of objectives, that the organization should have a clear goal.
  2. The principle of correspondence, that the authority and responsibility should be equal.
  3. The principle of responsibility, that the superior is absolutely responsible for the work of subordinates.
  4. The scalar principle that a pyramedical type of structure is built up in an organization.
  5. The principle of span of control
  6. The principle of specialization, that the limiting one’s work to a single function.
  7. The principle of coordination
  8. The principle of definition, that the clear prescription of every duty.