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Organizing as a Management Function Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is correct regarding hierarchies and organizational charts?

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Question 2 2. Which of these is an example of a matrix design structure?

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Question 3 3. Which of these is an example of a team design organizational structure?

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Question 4 4. Which of these is an example of a network organizational design structure

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Question 5 5. Capacity to separate large sections of the business into semi-autonomous units is a characteristic of which of these organizational design structures?

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Question 6 6. When choosing an organizational structure managers need to keep in mind which of the following?

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Question 7 7. Which of the following situations is an example of environment as a major factor in the organizational design and structure?

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Question 8 8. Which of the following situations is an example of organizational size as a major factor in the organizational design and structure?

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Question 9 9. Which of these represents the organizational life cycle?

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Question 10 10. Which of these is an example of chain of command?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is a good definition for fixed work?

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Question 12 12. All of the following are traits of the simple organizational design structure, EXCEPT:

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Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Why is a divisional design structure used?

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Question 15 15. How are orders transmitted in a centralized organization?

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Question 16 16. How can centralized authority be a disadvantage?

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Question 17 17. In a centralized organization, policies and procedures are usually _____.

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Question 18 18. How might new organizational design strategies negatively affect an organization's culture?

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Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between organizational structure and organizational design?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is completed as part of the organizing function?

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Question 22 22. Which managerial function is used by a manager to determine how they will distribute resources and organize employees according to a plan?

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Question 23 23. Which of these is necessary to be in place before the organizing function can be carried out?

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Question 24 24. Why is the team organizational structure utilized?

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Question 25 25. 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 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a network organizational design structure?

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Question 27 27. Why is an organizational chart a useful tool for a company?

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Question 28 28. Which of the following best explains the general communication flow in a hierarchical organization?

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Question 29 29. A/An _____ is an organizational structure that utilizes various levels of authority and a chain of command between superior and subordinate levels of the organization.

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Question 30 30. Why are functional structures used by an organization?

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Organizing as a Management Function Chapter Exam Instructions

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