Chap008 - Chapter 08 - Organization Structure Chapter 08...

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Chapter 08 - Organization Structure Chapter 08 Organization Structure True / False Questions 1. (p. 290) Differentiation means that differentiated units are put together so that work is coordinated into an overall product. FALSE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 2. (p. 291) The numerous tasks that must be carried out in a large organization make specialization a necessity. TRUE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 3. (p. 291) Division of labor and specialization are not closely related. FALSE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 8-1
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Chapter 08 - Organization Structure 4. (p. 291) When there are many subunits and many kinds of specialists who think differently, differentiation is high. TRUE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 5. (p. 291) Coordination refers to the procedures that link the various parts of the organization to achieve the organization's overall mission. TRUE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 6. (p. 292) Stockholders are directly generally involved in managing the organization. FALSE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 7. (p. 292) Authority resides in people and not in positions. FALSE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 8-2
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Chapter 08 - Organization Structure 8. (p. 293) The board of directors determines the strategic direction in corporations. TRUE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 3 9. (p. 294) The three broad levels of the organizational pyramid are commonly called the organizational structure. FALSE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 10. (p. 295) Because of the Sarbannes-Oxley Act of 2002, boards of directors are asking managers tougher questions. TRUE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 11. (p. 296) It is generally accepted that fewer hierarchical levels creates greater operating efficiency. TRUE AACSB: Other management-specific knowledge/abilities Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 4 8-3
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Chapter 08 - Organization Structure 12. (p. 296) Marilyn, a manager at ABCD, Inc. supervises 139 employees. The next level she reports to is the President. ABCD would be considered a tall organization. FALSE
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