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CSET Business - Organizational Culture and Structure Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How might new organizational design strategies negatively affect an organization's culture?

Question 2 2. Elaine is hired by a telemarketing company to sell burial plots over the phone. The culture of the organization places a high value on achievement orientation. How would Elaine's manager reinforce this with her?

Question 3 3. Why is a divisional design structure used?

Question 4 4. Sales and marketing, finance and accounting, customer service, and human resources are a few examples of groupings within which organizational design type?

Question 5 5. Which statement captures the downside to a high level of work specialization?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is true regarding the seven characteristics of organizational culture?

Question 7 7. How does having a top-level executive impact divisional structures?

Question 8 8. Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between organizational structure and organizational design?

Question 9 9. 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 _____.

Question 10 10. Which type of organizational design structure keeps the core functions of the business internal while outsourcing non-core functions to third parties?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is a dependent variable?

Question 12 12. The structure of an organization can impact the organization's members in which of the following ways?

Question 13 13. A culture that is rule-oriented and bureaucratic in nature is likely to place a high value on which of the characteristics of organizational culture?

Question 14 14. Patricia works for a company that manufacturers DVD players. The company is experiencing a decrease in profits since most consumers who were interested in purchasing a DVD player have already done so. Patricia's company is in which of the following stages of the organizational life cycle?

Question 15 15. The contingency theory:

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Question 16 16. Tammy is employed at a beverage company and is free to develop new flavors and concepts for sodas targeted towards teenagers. If one of her new drinks flops in a test market, she is not chastised for her efforts and is encouraged to go back to the drawing board to develop a new beverage. Her organization places a high value on _____.

Question 17 17. Which statement is NOT true regarding centralization in organizational structure?

Question 18 18. Which of the following are the cause of the change in the dependent variable?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of an independent variable?

Question 20 20. New employees to an organization are expected to learn the system of shared values, beliefs, and assumptions that govern how people behave, which is known collectively as _____.

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

Question 22 22. What is the contingency theory?

Question 23 23. Why should you NOT generalize when linking elements of organizational structure to employee performance and satisfaction?

Question 24 24. Why are functional structures used by an organization?

Question 25 25. Of the six elements of organizational structure, how many can be shown to be consistently tied to employee performance and behavior?

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Question 26 26. How is decision-making impacted when individuals work for a large organization?

Question 27 27. Why is the team organizational structure utilized?

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

Question 29 29. What does the organizational matrix structure focus on?

Question 30 30. 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?

CSET Business - Organizational Culture and Structure Chapter Exam Instructions

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