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CEOE Business Education: Organizing as a Function of Management Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which type of organizational structure is focused on the employees, their relationships, and the unofficial power inherent within those relationships?

Question 2 2. Why is the team organizational structure utilized?

Question 3 3. Which of these organizational structures is used in organizations that face unstable and dynamic environments and need to quickly adapt to change?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between organizational structure and organizational design?

Question 5 5. How does having a top-level executive impact divisional structures?

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Question 6 6. Which type of organizational design structure keeps the core functions of the business internal while outsourcing non-core functions to third parties?

Question 7 7. Span of Control is:

Question 8 8. Which of these is necessary to be in place before the organizing function can be carried out?

Question 9 9. Which of the following businesses would BEST benefit from work specialization?

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

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Question 11 11. Why are functional structures used by an organization?

Question 12 12. How are orders transmitted in a centralized organization?

Question 13 13. How can centralized authority be a disadvantage?

Question 14 14. All of the following are traits of the simple organizational design structure, EXCEPT:

Question 15 15. 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 16 16. 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 17 17. Fred has chosen to implement work specialization at his expanding recycling company. What could he do to prevent a negative outcome?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a network organizational design structure?

Question 19 19. Which managerial function is used by a manager to determine how they will distribute resources and organize employees according to a plan?

Question 20 20. How might new organizational design strategies negatively affect an organization's culture?

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Question 21 21. Why is a divisional design structure used?

Question 22 22. In which of these organizational structures are functional areas highly integrated and dependent on each other?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Which term is characterized by personal relationships, communities of shared interest, and social networks that arise as employees associate with one another in a workplace setting?

Question 25 25. Sales and marketing, finance and accounting, customer service, and human resources are a few examples of groupings within which organizational design type?

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Question 26 26. What is one potential outcome for an organization utilizing work specialization?

Question 27 27. How is decision-making impacted when individuals work for a large organization?

Question 28 28. Which of these is the end result of the organizing process?

Question 29 29. _____ refers to an organization's practice of assigning individual tasks into separate jobs.

Question 30 30. Marisol is using an organizing process in her business. How will the final outcome of this process address Marisol's position as the boss of the company?

CEOE Business Education: Organizing as a Function of Management Chapter Exam Instructions

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