Principles of Organizational Management Video


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Which of the following statements best describes organizational management?

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1. Why might a decentralized model of authority be advantageous for an organization?

2. Walt is an IT manager who works for a large financial institution. When he needs to implement a coding change, he must first send an email to Linda, his supervisor. She then seeks approval from Mike, the Department Vice President. Mike presents the change request in a meeting with the change review board, ultimately sending the request to a Quality Control Manager for final sign-off. What is the name of this organizational structure?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Focusing on how a company needs to set itself up to do business properly, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of organizational management principles. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the best explanation of organizational management as well as knowing the types of departmentalization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of organizational management
  • Types of departmentalization
  • Finding the correct authority structure
  • Characteristics of delegation
  • How informal authority might look

Skills Practiced

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

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the types of departmentalization and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of delegation
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve authority structure problems

Additional Learning

To learn more about the ingredients to a successful business, review the corresponding lesson Principles of Organizational Management. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand what organizational management is
  • Describe how the parts of the organization interact
  • Identify the role of specialization and division of labor in a company
  • Explain from where the authority in a business can be derived
  • Appreciate how a business sets its organizational policy