Centralized Organization: Definition & Explanation

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Which of the following is a feature of a centralized organization?

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1. Which is an advantage of a centralized organization?

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of organization that probably is centralized?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of the characteristics of a centralized organization. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the features of a centralized organization as well as knowing the advantages of a centralized organization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Features of a centralized organization
  • Advantages of a centralized organization
  • Examples of organizations that are likely centralized
  • Disadvantages to a centralized organization
  • Common examples of organizations that are not centralized

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related management lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characteristics of a centralized organization and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the pros and cons of a centralized organization

Additional Learning

To learn more about the type of organization in which most decisions are made at the top, review the corresponding lesson titled Centralized Organization: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Describe the idea behind a hierarchy
  • Identify the features of a centralized organization
  • Know the advantages of a centralized organization
  • Learn examples of organizations that are likely centralized
  • Appreciate the disadvantages to a centralized organization
  • Understand common examples of organizations that are not centralized
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