Business Planning & Organizational Design Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is identified in a company's mission statement?

Question 2 2. Marcy gets orders to work on clients from her supervisor. When her supervisor is away and an important decision needs to be made, Marcy is authorized to make it. Marcy works _____.

Question 3 3. Which of these organizational structures awards power and authority to lower-leveled employees?

Question 4 4. What is one potential outcome for an organization utilizing work specialization?

Question 5 5. _____ refers to an organization's practice of assigning individual tasks into separate jobs.

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Question 6 6. Which of these describes how often a mission statement should be reviewed?

Question 7 7. Which type of organizational design structure keeps the core functions of the business internal while outsourcing non-core functions to third parties?

Question 8 8. A full understanding of the mission statement is especially important for this group of people:

Question 9 9. Which of these organizational structures is based on a formal, centralized network and is best suited for companies that operate in a stable and certain environment?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is synonymous with work specialization?

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Question 11 11. Which group of people are expected to be able to identify with and commit to upholding the mission statement?

Question 12 12. Fred has chosen to implement work specialization at his expanding recycling company. What could he do to prevent a negative outcome?

Question 13 13. How does having a top-level executive impact divisional structures?

Question 14 14. Which of the following businesses would BEST benefit from work specialization?

Question 15 15. Jennifer is starting a new business and begins by writing her mission statement. Why is it important for Jennifer to write a mission statement?

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Question 16 16. How are orders transmitted in a centralized organization?

Question 17 17. How can centralized authority be a disadvantage?

Question 18 18. What does the organizational matrix structure focus on?

Question 19 19. Robert works in a large informational technology company that uses a matrix structure. Joanna is his manager in the programming department. Tristan leads the project that Robert is currently working on. Robert reports to which of these individuals?

Question 20 20. Why is a divisional design structure used?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a network organizational design structure?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between organizational structure and organizational design?

Question 23 23. How might new organizational design strategies negatively affect an organization's culture?

Question 24 24. In which of these organizational structures are functional areas highly integrated and dependent on each other?

Question 25 25. Don works for a major healthcare system in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Recently a patient was admitted for treatment who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus after returning from a trip to West Africa. Don's hospital is now in the process of training all of its staff on the proper procedures for donning personal protective equipment and notifying the proper government agencies when treating these types of patients. This is an example of a change to organizational design due to _____.

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Question 26 26. Which of these organizational structures has a well-defined hierarchy where top-level managers make most of the decisions?

Question 27 27. Span of Control is:

Question 28 28. All of the following are traits of the simple organizational design structure, EXCEPT:

Question 29 29. Sales and marketing, finance and accounting, customer service, and human resources are a few examples of groupings within which organizational design type?

Question 30 30. Which of these organizational structures is used in organizations that face unstable and dynamic environments and need to quickly adapt to change?

Business Planning & Organizational Design Chapter Exam Instructions

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