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Question 32 1.00000 out of 1.00000 points Strategic unity and alignment is important because Selected Answer: b. It increases motivation by helping employees see a direct connection between their daily tasks and the organizations vision Answers: a. It ensures that the organizational strategy is aligned with the external environment b. It increases motivation by helping employees see a direct connection
between their daily tasks and the organizations vision c. It reduces the amount of work that managers must do to develop employees because their tasks are more clearly defined for them d. It encourages discussion of new methods for measuring performance among lower-level employees e. It signals to the stock market that the company is moving in the right direction Response Feedback: See page 188 Question 33 0.00000 out of 1.00000 points Bossidy and Charan (2009) argue that the “strategy process” should focus on more than just formulating the strategy. What else should be included in the “strategy process” according to these researchers?
Answer: a, b and c Answers: a. Paying attention to specific ways the strategies will be executed b. Evaluating the adaptability of the plan to rapid changes in the external environment c. Raising critical questions and testing assumptions d. a, b and c e. Paying attention to specific ways the strategies will be executed and raising critical questions and testing assumptions, but not evaluating the adaptability of the plan to rapid changes in the external environment. Response Feedback: See page 230
Question 34 1.00000 out of 1.00000 points Why is the measurement of productivity more controversial today than it was in the days when the rational goal model was initially developed?
e. Because it is more complex to measure the productivity of intellectual capital than other forms of capital such as natural resources Response Feedback: See page 195

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