Types of Traditional Organizational Designs: Simple, Functional & Divisional Designs


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

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1. Why are functional structures used by an organization?

2. Why is a divisional design structure used?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo is designed to help you practice identifying basic organizational designs. Key concepts you will be tested on include how each of the organizational designs differ and their advantages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will be tested on:

  • Your ability to identify each organizational design
  • Distinguishing key characteristics of organizational designs
  • Groupings within specific organizational design types

Skills Practiced

You will also be able to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on simple, functional and divisional organizational designs
  • Distinguishing differences - identify elements that make each organizational design type different
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the elements of each organizational design and structures.

Additional Learning

To learn more about basic organizational designs, refer to the lesson called Types of Traditional Organizational Designs: Simple, Functional and Divisional Designs. This lesson discusses these objectives:

  • Learn about organizational design and how it is different from organizational structure
  • Identify the most basic of organizational designs
  • Understand more complex organizational designs and their advantages