عنوان مقاله [English]
Standardization has many profits for organizations that one of these profits is cost savings. Hence, according to the importance of standardization for enterprises, in this paper the issue of standardization as a way to reduce costs is studied. Accordingly, before anything else and in the introduction, we focused on the importance of standardization on cost savings. Then the standardization based on subjects including decisions tend to standardization, the areas of standardization of organization, standardization theoretical abutments, organizational structures, standardization and enforcement of standard practices, has been studied.
The results show that in order to save costs organizations can standardize in the areas such as structured decisions, inputs, processes and outputs by benefiting from the theoretical literature of rational view to organizations and mechanical structures and entrusted with to standardization activities enforcement, which is adaptability. Although generally standardization has a negative impact on creativity, but among the triple standardization (input, process and output), standardization of output supports creativity.