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Youth stageAdolescent stageBirth stageIntroduction stageMidlife stageThe birth stage is the non-bureaucratic stage, the stage in which the organization is created. Here there are no written rules and little if any supporting staff beyond perhaps a secretaryButterfield Grocers is a medium sized but growing company that works diligently to create a supportive and family-like atmosphere for its employees. It provides superior benefits and involves employees in decisions large and small. Butterfield has a(n) ______ culture.adhocracyclanmarkethierarchyespousedA clan culture has an internal focus and values flexibility rather than stability and control. Like a family-type organization, it encourages collaboration among employees, striving to encourage cohesion through consensus and job satisfaction and to increase commitment through employee involvement.
In which type of culture do employees adhere to the organization's values because they believe in its purpose?ConditionalStrategicAdaptiveStrongFitA culture is said to be "strong" when employees adhere to the organization's values because they believe in its purpose.What cultural perspective assumes that the most effective cultures help organizations anticipate and adapt to environmental changes?Conditional perspectiveAdaptive perspectiveAdjustment perspectiveFit perspectiveStrength perspectiveThe adaptive perspective assumes that the most effective cultures help organizations anticipate and adapt to environmental changes.An organization's ______ is a control mechanism for making sure the right people do the right things at the right time.central commandstrategic planspan of controlhierarchy of authoritydivision of laborThe hierarchy of authority, or chain of command, is a control mechanism for making sure the right people do the right things at the right time.The process of assigning meaningful authority and responsibility to managers and employees lower in the hierarchy is calledaccountability.allocation.designation.delegation.authority.
Delegation is the process of assigning managerial authority and responsibility to managers and employees lower in the hierarchy.At Birney Electronics, all purchasing, hiring, and production decisions are made by top management. Birney has ______ authority.centralizedfor-profitmatrixwideclassicalWith centralized authority, important decisions are made by higher-level managers.Purcell Natural Gas Co. has a functional structure throughout the company but also has a second chain of command based on the part of the U.S. where one works. This organization has a ______ structure.team-basedhybridmatrixnetworkbi-functionalIn a matrix structure, an organization combines functional and divisional chains of command in a grid so that there are two command structures—vertical and horizontal.

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