Centralized Authority: Definition & Explanation

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Which one of the following is not a characteristic of centralized authority?

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1. Which of the following organizations probably does not use centralized authority?

2. Why is delegation important to an organization using centralized authority?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of centralized authority. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the fundamental characteristics of centralized authority as well as knowing the organizations which use and do not use centralized authority.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • The fundamental characteristics of centralized authority
  • The organizations which use and do not use centralized authority
  • Why delegation is important to an organization using centralized authority
  • The advantages of centralized authority
  • The disadvantages of centralized authority

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as centralized authority and job satisfaction
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related centralized authority lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding centralized authority and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about centralized authority

Additional Learning

To learn more about the type of organization which relies on a hierarchical structure, review the corresponding lesson on Centralized Authority: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind job satisfaction
  • Identify the fundamental characteristics of centralized authority
  • Know the organizations which use and do not use centralized authority
  • Learn why delegation is important to an organization using centralized authority
  • Appreciate the advantages of centralized authority
  • Understand the disadvantages of centralized authority
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