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Chapter 08: Adapting Organizations to Today’s Markets 8-11 Chapter 8 Adapting Organizations to Today’s Markets CPS questions
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Chapter 08: Adapting Organizations to Today’s Markets 8-22 1. Which of the following does organizing a business begins with? a. Acquiring the necessary resources b. Choosing the best qualified employees c. Developing an efficient plan of action d. Determining the work to be done
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Chapter 08: Adapting Organizations to Today’s Markets 8-33 2. Economies of scale are: a. available to small firms but not to large firms due to management inefficiencies. b. achieved when a firm reduces its average cost of production as they produce more. c. avoided by purchasing supplies and raw materials in large quantities. d. explaining the success of small businesses.
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Chapter 08: Adapting Organizations to Today’s Markets 8-44 3. Parker is a middle manager for a bureaucratic organization. According to Max Weber's views on bureaucratic organizations, Parker's function within the organization is to: a. make key operating decisions. b. evaluate the daily performance of first-line employees. c. ensure the organization achieves esprit de corps. d. implement the decisions of top management.
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Chapter 08: Adapting Organizations to Today’s Markets 8-55 4. The rationale behind the unity of command principle of management is identified by which of these? a. All workers must share the same goal b. Every firm has one strong leader, and everyone should support that individual c. Workers can become frustrated and confused if they have more than one boss d. All authority should rest with top management, since only top managers carry the responsibility of bad decisions
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8-66 5. In which type of organization, the decision-making authority is maintained at the top level of management? a. Bottom-up
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