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Submitted Mar 18 at 4:20pm

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Question 1

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Functional departmentalization refers to:

  •   Grouping employees together on the basis of work flow (e.g., testing, payment, etc.).
  •    Grouping employees together based on the location served.
  •    Grouping employees together based on customers’ needs.
  •    Grouping employees together based on the type of work performed (e.g. engineering, accounting, etc.).

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 Question 2

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Responsibility refers to:

  •   An obligation to performed assigned duties.
  •    The rights inherent in a managerial position to give orders and expect that they are followed.
  •    The line of authority extending from upper organization levels to lower levels, which clarifies who reports to whom.
  •    Teams of individuals from various departments.

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 Question 3

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Which is not a characteristic of mechanistic organization?

  •   Rigid hierarchical relationships
  •    Informal communication
  •    Many rules
  •    Centralized decision authority

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 Question 4

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What best describes an organizational structure with low departmentalization, wide spans of control, centralized authority in a single individual, and little formalization?

  •   Functional structure
  •    Divisional structure
  •    Simple structure
  •    None of the above

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Question 5

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Decentralization is the degree to which decision making takes place in the upper levels of the organization.

  •   True
  •   False

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 Question 6

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The two dimensions in Bozeman’s publicness model are:

  •   Political and economic authority
  •    Economic and individual authority
  •    Group and activist authority
  •    None of the above

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 Question 7

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Power in an organization setting is an individual’s capacity to influence decisions.

  •   True
  •    False

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 Question 8

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Why do we have public organizations?

  •   To provide public goods and address the issue of free riders.
  •    To protect consumers from information asymmetries.
  •    To project individual liberty and freedom.
  •    All of the above.

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 Question 9

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Geographic departmentalization:

  •   Grouping employees together on the basis of work flow (e.g., testing, payment, etc.).
  •    Grouping employees together based on the location served.
  •    Grouping employees together based on customers’ needs.
  •    Grouping employees together based on the type of work performed (e.g. engineering, accounting, etc.).

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 Question 10

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Imagine an organization where the top managers allocate decision making responsibilities to employees in the lower levels of the organization. What can we say about this organization’s decision making?

  •   It is efficient.
  •    It is centralized.
  •    It is decentralized.
  •    All of the above.

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 Question 11

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The primary strength of the matrix structure is that it can facilitate multiple sets of complex and interdependent projects while still retaining the economies that result from keeping functional specialists grouped together.

  •   True
  •    False

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Question 12

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Process departmentalization refers to:

  •   Grouping employees together on the basis of work flow (e.g., testing, payment, etc.).
  •   Grouping employees together based on the location served.
  •   Grouping employees together based on customers’ needs.
  •    Grouping employees together based on the type of work performed (e.g. engineering, accounting, etc.).

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Question 1

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Functional departmentalization refers to:

  •   Grouping employees together on the basis of work flow (e.g., testing, payment, etc.).
  •    Grouping employees together based on the location served.
  •    Grouping employees together based on customers’ needs.
  •    Grouping employees together based on the type of work performed (e.g. engineering, accounting, etc.).

 Good work

 Question 2

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Responsibility refers to:

  •   An obligation to performed assigned duties.
  •    The rights inherent in a managerial position to give orders and expect that they are followed.
  •    The line of authority extending from upper organization levels to lower levels, which clarifies who reports to whom.
  •    Teams of individuals from various departments.

 Good work

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