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b. requires the organization to be highly centralized.c. requires delegation of authority.d. requires workers to perform a single task.e. involves workers moving from job to job in a predetermined manner.C12. According to the job characteristics approach, task identity isa. the number of things a person does in a job.b. the extent to which a worker does a complete portion of the total job.c. the extent to which a worker knows how well the job is being performed.d. the perceived importance of the task.e. the degree of control a worker has over how the work is performed.B13. In the context of the job characteristics approach, skill variety refers to thea. extent to which a worker knows how well the job is being performed.b. degree of control a worker has over how the work is performed.c. perceived importance of a task.d. extent to which a worker does a complete or identifiable portion of the total job.e. number of things a person does in a job.E14. Pete, a manager, embraces the job characteristics approach. Pete thinks that when hisemployees have more control over how their work is performed, they do better. Whichcharacteristic is Pete emphasizing?a. feedbackb. task identityc. task significanced. autonomye. skill variety D15. _____ is the process of grouping jobs according to some logical arrangement. a. Job rotationb. Job enrichment c. Departmentalization d. Centralization e. IndustrializationC16. According to the job characteristics approach, increasing the presence of the five dimensionsit identifies will lead to all of the following EXCEPTa. higher motivation.b. higher turnover.c. higher-quality performance.d. higher satisfaction.e. lower absenteeism.B17. Creating different teams for finance, production, and marketing is consistent with _____departmentalization.a. locationb. productc. functionald. sequentiale. customerC
18. At Gamma Inc., there are separate departments of employees who specialize in sales, servicemaintenance, customer service, and accounting. What form of departmentalization does Gammause?a. Functional departmentalizationb. Product departmentalizationc. Location departmentalizationd. Customer departmentalizatione. Sequential departmentalizationA19. Which of the following is a disadvantage of functional departmentalization?a. Supervision becomes difficult as managers will need to have skills in several areas.b. Coordinating activities inside each department becomes difficult.c. Decision making may tend to become slower as the organization grows.d. Employees tend to focus on the overall organization rather than their specific jobs.e. Administrative costs rise to fund functional specialists in each department.C20. Relish Inc. is a large corporation in the food industry that manufactures canned foods,confectionery, and baked foods. The organization has a separate department for each of thesetypes of food manufactured. Each department integrates all the activities required to manage itsrespective line of food. Which of the following types of departmentalization is illustrated in thescenario?

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