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Organizational Size: Impacts on Structure and Design of an Organization

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Choose the answer that best describes how the size of an organization affects the structure of the organization.

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1. Which statement below is true regarding work specialization in large and small organizations?

2. Choose the answer below that best characterizes departmentalization in large or small organizations.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Focusing on what happens to a business when it grows, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of how organizational size impacts structure and design. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the characteristics of a large organization as well as knowing the characteristics of work specialization in large and small organizations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Features of a large organization
  • Characteristics of work specialization
  • How departmentalization is handled
  • What formalization might involve
  • When size affects structure at a decreasing rate

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding how departmentalization is handled and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of work specialization
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related small and big business structure lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about what to look forward to in your business, review the corresponding lesson Organizational Size: Impacts on Structure and Design of an Organization. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what dictates the structure of an organization
  • Explain how a large company can differ from a small business
  • Identify the three organizational structures
  • Describe the characteristics of each type of structure
  • Appreciate which structure is most appropriate for a given company
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