Chapter 7: Organistion & Management
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The best definition of a firm's  organizational structure is
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    it shows exactly what job everyone does
    it shows a plan of the offices and factory
    it shows the management structure & responsibilities
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is delegation?
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    Giving authority to junior managers to do a particular task
    Passing down full responsibility to subordinates
    Ordering workers to do certain jobs
    Keeping full control with senior managers
  • Question 3
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    Q. An advantage of delegation is
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    workers have less work to do
    managers can concentrate on more important tasks
    managers lose some of their responsibilities
    managers can control subordinates more  closely
  • Question 4
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    Q. One of the disadvantages of delegation is that
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    workers are given more authority
    there is less control over the work done by staff
    managers have more work to do
    workers may gain job enrichment
  • Question 5
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    Q. The chain of command in an organisation is
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    the link that exists between different departments
    the method of communication used in the organisation
    the line of authority flowing down the organisation
  • Question 6
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    Q. The span of control can be defined as
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    the number of subordinates directly controled by one manager
    the number of departments in a business
    the number of managers who report directly to each worker
    the number of levels in a firm's hierarchy
  • Question 7
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    Q. One of the benefits of wider spans of control is that
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    delegation is wanted as many people are heard by the manager
    it will lead to a long chain of command
    there will be more managers in the organisation
  • Question 8
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    Q. When businesses "delayer" their organisational structure then the span of control will
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    fall and the chain of command will lengthen
    increase and the chain of command will shorten
     fall and the chain of command will be shorter
    increase and the chain of command will be longer
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which of the following is not an example of a functional department in a business?
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     Information Technology
  • Question 10
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    Q. An advantage of a short chain of command is that
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    the company will gain unlimited liability
    managers will have greater bonuses
    fringe benefits will become more common
    communication between managers and staff will improve
  • Question 11
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    Q. In what type of leadership style do managers take all decisions?
    answer choices
    Autocratic leadership
    Democratic leadership
    Laissez-faire leadership
    Centralised leadership
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