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Self-Assessment: What Organizational Structure Do You Prefer?Personal values influence how comfortable you are working in different organizationalstructures. You might prefer an organization with clearly defined rules or no rules at all. Youmight prefer a firm where almost any employee can make important decisions, or whereimportant decisions are screened by senior executives. This self-assessment is designed to helpyou estimate the type of organizational structure in which you would prefer to work based onyour personal needs and values.Instructions:Read each statement in this self-assessment and indicate how well the statement reflects thetype of organization in which you would prefer to work. You need to complete each itemhonestly to get the best estimate of your preferred organizational structure.I would like to work in an organization where...1.A person's career ladder has several steps toward higher status and responsibility.oNot at alloA littleoSomewhatoVery much2.Employees perform their work with few rules to limit their discretion.oNot at alloA littleoSomewhatoVery much3.Responsibility is pushed down to employees who perform the work.oNot at alloA littleoSomewhatoVery much4.Supervisors have few employees, so they work closely with each person.oNot at alloA littleoSomewhatoVery much5.Senior executives make most decisions to ensure that the company is consistent in itsactions.

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