Ch15 - Ch15 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best...

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Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. The process of constructing and adjusting an organization's structure to achieve its goals is: a. strategic management b. strategy-structure fit c. organizational design d. organizational reconfiguration 2. The process of breaking organizational goals into tasks and dividing work is: a. integration b. coordination c. differentiation d. organization charting 3. Lawrence and Lorsch suggest that an organization's complexity should mirror: a. its strategy b. the degree of specialization within the organization c. the amount of integration within an organization d. the complexity of the environment 4. Complexity refers to: a. the number of activities, subunits, or subsystems within the organization b. the process of coordinating the different parts of an organization c. the number of employees in the organization d. the number of levels within the organization 5. The particular grouping of activities performed by an individual or the division of labor refers to: a. horizontal differentiation b. vertical differentiation c. standardization d. specialization 6. Span of control defines: a. the number of organization levels b. vertical differentiation c. who reports to whom in the chain of command d. the number of employees a manager supervises 7. As an organization increases differentiation given increases in external complexity, it will need to increase efforts to: a. clarify roles b. train employees in communication c. develop teams d. improve and/or increase integration
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Ch15 - Ch15 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best...

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