Work Specialization in Organizations


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Which of the following is synonymous with work specialization?

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this worksheet and quiz combo, you can assess your understanding of organizational structure and workplace specialization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • Benefits of workplace specialization
  • Disadvantages of workplace specialization
  • How workplace specialization is carried out in an organization
  • Concepts synonymous with workplace specialization

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the benefits of workplace specialization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the cons of workplace specialization
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on workplace specialization

Additional Learning

To learn more about workplace specialization, review the lesson called Work Specialization in Organizations. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the purpose of workplace specialization
  • Examine the pros and cons of workplace specialization
  • Compare and contrast cross-functional structures at work and team structures