Progress Check Questions for Chapter 8

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Adam Ward Progress Check Questions for Chapter 8 3. What are the four most important factors affecting organization structure? Strategy, size, environment, and technology 5. What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of outsourcing? Benefits : Allows a company to emphasize it core competencies by not spending time on routine areas Reduces operating costs by utilizing others who can do the job more efficiently. Accesses top talent and state-of-the-art technology without having to own it. Fewer personnel headaches. Improves resource allocation by allowing growth to take place more quickly. Drawbacks : Loss of control and being at the mercy of the outside vendor. Loss of in-house skills. Threat to the morale of the workforce if too many areas are dominated by outside vendors. No guarantee that it will save money or provide higher service standards. 10. Explain how the matrix organization structure works.
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Adam Ward This is when individual employees from different areas of an organization are
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course BUS 125 taught by Professor Ryan during the Fall '09 term at Northeast State.

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