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PLACE Business Education: Organizing as a Management Function Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is completed as part of the organizing function?

Question 2 2. Why is a divisional design structure used?

Question 3 3. If a company had primarily a formal organization with very little informal organizational structure, how would this be bad?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of a network organizational design structure?

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

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

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. How are orders transmitted in a centralized organization?

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Question 11 11. Which managerial function is used by a manager to determine how they will distribute resources and organize employees according to a plan?

Question 12 12. _____ refers to an organization's practice of assigning individual tasks into separate jobs.

Question 13 13. Fred has chosen to implement work specialization at his expanding recycling company. What could he do to prevent a negative outcome?

Question 14 14. How does having a top-level executive impact divisional structures?

Question 15 15. Span of Control is:

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Question 16 16. 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 17 17. Which type of organizational structure is focused on the employees, their relationships, and the unofficial power inherent within those relationships?

Question 18 18. Which of these organizational structures has a well-defined hierarchy where top-level managers make most of the decisions?

Question 19 19. Which of the following businesses would BEST benefit from work specialization?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is synonymous with work specialization?

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Question 21 21. Which of these organizational structures is used in organizations that face unstable and dynamic environments and need to quickly adapt to change?

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

Question 23 23. Why is the team organizational structure utilized?

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

Question 25 25. All of the following are traits of the simple organizational design structure, EXCEPT:

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Question 26 26. In a centralized organization, policies and procedures are usually _____.

Question 27 27. What is one potential outcome for an organization utilizing work specialization?

Question 28 28. How can centralized authority be a disadvantage?

Question 29 29. How might new organizational design strategies negatively affect an organization's culture?

Question 30 30. Sales and marketing, finance and accounting, customer service, and human resources are a few examples of groupings within which organizational design type?

PLACE Business Education: Organizing as a Management Function Chapter Exam Instructions

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