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Work teams composed of individuals from various functional specialties are known as ________________ teams. a. weak b. product c. differentiated d. cross-functional Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 d.cross-functional

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In recent years, there has been a movement to make organizations more flexible and responsive through _____________. a. customer-based structure b. alternative organizational structure c. centralization d. decentralization Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 d.decentralization

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In describing the degree to which tasks in an organization are divided into separate jobs, managers use the term ___________. a. departmentalization b. chain of command c. span of control d. work specialization Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 d.work specialization

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On a. b. c. d.

what basis are jobs grouped in order to accomplish organizational goals? centralization departmentalization formalization coordination 1 b.departmentalization

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The theory that a person should report to only one manager is called ____________. a. responsibility factor b. unity of command c. chain of command d. authorized line of responsibility Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 b.unity of command

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The degree to which jobs are standardized and guided by rules and procedures is called ______________. a. decentralization b. work specialization c. centralization d. formalization Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 d.formalization

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The line of authority that extends from the upper levels of management to the lowest levels of the organization is ____________. a. responsibility factor b. chain of command c. unity of command d. authorized line of responsibility Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 b.chain of command

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The concept that defines the number of subordinates that report to a manager and that indirectly specifies the number of levels of management in an organization is called _____________. a. span of control b. responsibility factor c. authorized line of responsibility d. unity of command Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 a.span of control

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A(n) ____________ organization is rigidly controlled and efficient. a. organic b. learning c. horizontal d. mechanistic Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 d.mechanistic

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In Joan Woodward's study of the relationship between technology and structure, the structure that was the most technically complex was ______________. a. unit production b. technological production c. process production d. mass production Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 c.process production

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A(n) ____________ organization is able to change rapidly as needs require. a. organic b. mechanistic c. vertical d. horizontal Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 a.organic

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According to Woodward's studies, what type of production works best with a mechanistic structure? a. unit b. product c. process d. mass Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 d.mass

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Structure is related to the size of the organization, such that larger organizations tend to have ____________ than smaller organizations. a. more specialization b. less departmentalization c. fewer rules and regulations d. less centralization Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 a.more specialization

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Global competition, accelerated product development by competitors, and increased demands by customers for better service have encouraged organizations to become more _____________. a. technologically pure b. task oriented c. mechanistic d. organic Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 d.organic

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A __________________ organization is a small core organization that outsources major business functions such as manufacturing, allowing the firm to concentrate on its core competencies. a. network b. virtual c. modular d. learning Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 a.network

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When an organization assigns specialists to groups according to the projects they are working on, this is called a ________________. a. product structure b. functional structure c. matrix structure d. divisional structure Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 c.matrix structure

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What type of organizational structure is made up of autonomous, self-contained units? a. simple b. divisional c. functional d. bureaucratic Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 b.divisional

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A small business with low departmentalization, wide spans of control, centralized authority, and limited formalization can be said to possess a ________________ structure. a. divisional b. functional c. simple d. matrix Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 c.simple

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A ______________ organization consists of a small core of full-time employees and temporarily hires outside specialists to work on emergent opportunities. a. network b. modular c. virtual d. learning Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 c.virtual

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A ____________ structure is an advanced version of the matrix organization, where employees continuously work on assignments that are oriented to completion of a task. a. functional b. weighted c. project d. conservative Grade: User Responses: Feedback: 1 c.project