Ch 9: CSET Business - Organizational Culture and Structure

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to increase your understanding of organizational culture and structure. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes provide examples and instruction to help you correctly answer related questions on the CSET Business test.

CSET Business Subtest I: Organizational Culture and Structure - Chapter Summary

Develop your proficiency in organizational culture and structure as you prepare for the Business CSET with the lessons in this chapter. The videos explain topics such as the following to help ready you for related test questions:

  • Identifying and understanding the seven components of organizational culture
  • Understanding the contingency theory in business
  • Comprehending organizational design
  • Defining and differentiating among traditional organizational business designs
  • Recognizing various contemporary organizational designs

Individual videos provide specific instruction in each area, giving you manageable chunks of information to support your exam preparation. Recognizing these concepts can give you a broader understanding of how businesses function and help you answer correlative questions correctly on the CSET.

Objectives of the CSET Business Subtest I: Organizational Culture and Structure Chapter

The CSET Business test is designed to assess potential teachers' readiness to receive business teaching certification in the state of California. Subtest I of the test, which accounts for approximately 33% of the full exam, tests candidates on topics addressed in the lessons of this chapter. The self-assessment quizzes included with each tutorial allow you to assess your understanding of the material and take a look at the types of questions the CSET contains.

Of the 42 questions on Subtest I, 40 are multiple-choice. The remaining two questions are open-ended and require the composition of an original response. All the Subtest I questions relate to either marketing or business management.

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: CSET Business - Organizational Culture and Structure
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What is Organizational Culture? - Definition & Characteristics

1. What is Organizational Culture? - Definition & Characteristics

An organization's system of beliefs which govern behavior is known as an organizational culture. Gain an understanding of the definition, characteristics, and broad applications through familiar examples.

Contingency Theory: Definition and Significance to Organizational Behavior

2. Contingency Theory: Definition and Significance to Organizational Behavior

Contingency theory gives insight into why organizations behave the way they do. Learn the definition and significance of this theory, as well as the independent and dependent variables that affect organizational behavior.

Organizational Design and Organizational Behavior

3. Organizational Design and Organizational Behavior

An organization is defined as a group working together toward a common goal or purpose, but in order to work efficiently an organization needs structure, clear roles and relationships. This lesson will dive into the ways that organizational design and behavior, work specialization, and centralization can affect employee performance and an organization's success.

Organizational Design and Structure

4. Organizational Design and Structure

Changes in organizational design affect organizational structure, and vice-versa. Explore the factors that form a complete organization and how they affect this relationship between organizational design and structure.

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

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

Managers use organizational designs to find the best way to group people together to help them achieve their goals. Learn about the three types of traditional organizational designs, including simple, functional, and divisional designs.

Types of Contemporary Organizational Designs: Matrix, Team & Network Designs

6. Types of Contemporary Organizational Designs: Matrix, Team & Network Designs

There are a number of organizational structures that can be chosen and implemented by managers or businesses. Learn about three of these contemporary organizational designs: matrix design, team design, and network design.

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