Organizational Structures
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Simple structures are flexible and inexpensive, but are often only effective in small organizations.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is NOT one of the four basic organizational levels?

    answer choices

    Top Management

    Supervisors

    Middle Managers

    Lower Managers

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    A __________ structure is composed of self-contained units or divisions.

    answer choices

    Matrix

    Learning

    Simple

    Divisional

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is the correct order of organizational levels?

    answer choices

    Middle managers, supervisors, operative employees, top management

    Operative employees, supervisors, middle managers, top management

    Middle managers, operative employees, supervisors, top management

    Operative employees, middle managers, supervisors, top management

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following types of organizational structures is normally found in a smaller business with fewer employees?

    answer choices

    Informal structure

    Employer-based structure

    Formal structure

    Employee-based structure

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    __________ is the principle in which an employee should have only one supervisor to whom he or she is responsible.

    answer choices

    Supervision

    Span of control

    Chain of command

    Work specialization

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    An assembly line is an example of __________.

    answer choices

    Chain of command

    Supervision

    Span of control

    Work specialization

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    A __________ organization structure combines the elements of functional and product-based departmentalization.

    answer choices

    Divisional

    Simple

    Matrix

    Learning

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Which of the following types of authority can create problems of overlapping authority?

    answer choices

    Functional authority

    Line authority

    Department authority

    Employer authority

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following requires an individual to complete the same small task over and over again in order to contribute to a final project?

    answer choices

    Span of control

    Work specialization

    Chain of command

    Multitasking

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A company divides employees into eastern, southern, western and central regions. Which of the following describes such departmentalization?

    answer choices

    Geographic departmentalization

    Product departmentalization

    Target market departmentalization

    Process departmentalization

  • Question 12
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    Which of the following types of departmentalization involves grouping of individuals into departments based on different tasks?

    answer choices

    Product departmentalization

    Target market departmentalization

    Process departmentalization

    Functional departmentalization

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
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    Which of the following is NOT one of the considerations when selecting a business structure?

    answer choices

    Customers’ demographics

    Size of the business or organization

    Worker skills and responsibilities

    Business purpose

  • Question 14
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    Which of the following types of business structures consists entirely of work groups and teams which perform an organization’s work?

    answer choices

    Productivity structure

    Team-based structure

    Employee-based structure

    Divisional structure

  • Question 15
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    Authority is shared between two supervisors in which of the following types of business structures ?

    answer choices

    Matrix organization

    Employee-based structure

    Divisional structure

    Customer-based structure

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