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

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Ch15 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 organ- ization c. the amount of integration within an organiza- tion d. the complexity of the environment 4. Complexity refers to: a. the number of activities, subunits, or subsys- tems 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 com- mand d. the number of employees a manager super- vises 7. As an organization increases differentiation given increases in external complexity, it will need to increase efforts to:
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a. clarify roles b. train employees in communication c. develop teams d. improve and/or increase integration
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2012 for the course MGMT 302 taught by Professor Greene during the Spring '09 term at CSU San Bernardino.

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

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