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Running head: PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 1 Donza Brown Creating a Flexible Organization BUS 111 SYS Kimberly Giacalone Metropolitan College of New York Week 7 Assignment 7
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PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS 2 Review Questions (50 points) Chapter 7 focuses on creating a flexible organization. An organization is a group of two or more people working together to achieve a common set of goals. A neighborhood dry cleaner owned and operated by a husband and wife team is an organization. So are IBM, Rubbermaid, and The Home Depot. 1. What determines the degree of specialization within an organization? The degree of specialization within an organization is determined through the separation of the whole organization’s work into separate parts and assignment of those parts to positions within the organization. 2. What are the major differences among the four departmentalization bases? The four most common bases of departmentalization are by function, by product, by location, and by type of customers. Departmentalization by function groups jobs that relate to the same
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