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Organizing as a Management Function Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements best describes the relationship between organizational structure and organizational design?

Question 2 2. Sales and marketing, finance and accounting, customer service, and human resources are a few examples of groupings within which organizational design type?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a network organizational design structure?

Question 4 4. Which of these is necessary to be in place before the organizing function can be carried out?

Question 5 5. Which of these is the end result of the organizing process?

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Question 6 6. In a centralized organization, policies and procedures are usually _____.

Question 7 7. Which of these is completed as part of the organizing function?

Question 8 8. How is decision-making impacted when individuals work for a large organization?

Question 9 9. What does the organizational matrix structure focus on?

Question 10 10. Which of the following organizations would benefit from the use of a hierarchy?

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Question 11 11. How might new organizational design strategies negatively affect an organization's culture?

Question 12 12. Why are functional structures used by an organization?

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

Question 14 14. 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.

Question 15 15. In the following organizational chart, who does employee Kathy Rome ultimately report up to in the sales division?

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Question 16 16. Which managerial function is used by a manager to determine how they will distribute resources and organize employees according to a plan?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. 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 19 19. 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?

Question 20 20. Span of Control is:

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. 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 23 23. How can centralized authority be a disadvantage?

Question 24 24. The following is an example of a/an _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following best explains the general communication flow in a hierarchical organization?

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Question 26 26. How does having a top-level executive impact divisional structures?

Question 27 27. Which type of organizational design structure keeps the core functions of the business internal while outsourcing non-core functions to third parties?

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

Question 29 29. Why is the team organizational structure utilized?

Question 30 30. How are orders transmitted in a centralized organization?

Organizing as a Management Function Chapter Exam Instructions

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