Exam 3 Study Guide Fall 2010

Exam 3 Study Guide Fall 2010 - Organizational Behavior Exam...

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Organizational Behavior – Exam 3 Review Sheet This study guide includes terms and concepts that are from the text, class lecture slides, and video clips shown in class. (You will be accountable for concepts from the reading even if they were not discussed in class.) It is highly recommended that you learn the basic terms and theories listed below and then explain them to other people. The test will be worth a total of 100 points. CHAPTER 14 1. Describe work specialization. 2. What are the various ways to departmentalize an organization? 3. What are the two complementary concepts linked with chain of command? 4. What are the characteristics of high formalization? 5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of decentralization and centralization? 6. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the simple structure? 7. What are the different organizational designs? What factors contribute to why an organization will choose one design rather than another? 8. What is a matrix structure? 9. What are the characteristics of the boundaryless organization? 10. Compare and contrast mechanistic and organic structures. 11. What are the three strategy dimensions, as outlined in the book? What affect does increasing an organization’s size generally have on the organization’s structure? 12. What are the most popular sets of criteria in evaluating employee performance? CHAPTER 15 13. Describe the process by which employees adapt to an organization’s culture. 14. Identify the conditions that are favorable for cultural change.
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2011 for the course ORG B 321 taught by Professor Kristendetienne during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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