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- MGT3150 Principles of Management Fall 2007 Exam#2 Sample Questions Questions Related to Organizational Design 1(True/False In more centralized

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MGT3150 Principles of Management Fall 2007 Exam #2 Sample Questions Questions Related to Organizational Design 1) (True/ False ). In more centralized organizations employees at all levels of the organization are involved in the decision-making process. 2) (True/ False) . An organic organization is one that is highly structured, has many layers and levels of management and a narrow span of control. 3) ( True /False). The strength of the functional structure lies in the advantages that accrue from work specialization. 4) (True/ False ). The principle of specialization maintains that no person in an organization should report to or be supervised by anyone else other than one’s boss. 5) (True/ False) . Departmentalization by product is defined as the grouping of activities by the functions performed in an organization. 6) Three basic approaches to departmentalization are by: a) formalization, decentralization, and centralization b) function, division, and matrix c) geography, customer, and product d) authority, accountability, and responsibility 7) A construction supervisor site who sees an impending thunderstorm, tells workers to go home, and secures the site is demonstrating a) authority. b) delegation. c) accountability. d) responsibility 8) _________ involves the delegation of decision-making and authority to lower levels in the organization. a) Decentralization b) Departmentalization c) Specialization d) Centralization In Answering the Next 5 Questions Consider the Following Scenario. 9) Jim Johnson is the CEO of a major manufacturer of farming equipment. His company has been in business for the last 100 years and has been very profitable. The company is very formal and tall with formalized communication channels and rigid hierarchical relationships. Mr. Johnson makes all major decisions. This has worked very well until lately. It has begun to have some major global competition. Companies overseas are bringing new products into the United States at a lower price. Furthermore, just yesterday, the new vice-
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MGT 3150 taught by Professor Jimstjohn during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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- MGT3150 Principles of Management Fall 2007 Exam#2 Sample Questions Questions Related to Organizational Design 1(True/False In more centralized

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