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9 .   Division of labor is also known as ____.
A. a task chart
B. a horizontal hierarchy
C. an organizational graph
D. work specialization
E. chain of command
10 .   Thomas , a sales associate in the furniture department , reports to Betsey , the furniture department manager . This morning , Betsey asked Thomas to change the price tags on the desk chairs . While working on this task , David , the computer department manager , told Thomas that he wanted him to unload some computers . Thomas is confused about what to do because under the principle of unity of command , _____.
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11 .   Paula , the CEO of EnviroSystems , has only three people reporting to her , the vice president of marketing , vice president of HR , and vice president of accounting . Paula has a _____.
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12 .   The rights inherent in a managerial position to make decisions , give orders , and utilize resources are known as ____.
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13 .   Jim was recently promoted to the position of dining room supervisor , and he is now responsible for making decisions on numerous matters in the dining room and giving orders to the serving staff . At the same time , Jim has the obligation to perform the many new tasks assigned to him as a supervisor , such as overseeing the closing work and cleaning the dining room . Jim 's new obligations are known as his _____.
A. hierarchy
B. power
C. beliefs
D. authority
E. responsi bility
14 .   Ralph , the manager of a busy hardware store , knows that he needs to entrust many of his tasks to managers and other employees , rather than falling into the common trap of perfection , believing he is the only person who can do this right and on time . This process of assigning tasks to lower - level managers and employees is known as ____.
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15 .   Astrid , a customer service representative , was asked by one of her customers if her company would be interested in joining the chamber of commerce to meet potential customers . Astrid believes this is a very good idea and approached her manager , Alan , about becoming a chamber member . Alan told Astrid that " Since the cost of membership is over $ 500 and you will have to leave the office to attend meetings , I will have to get approval from management above me . " This is an example of how important decisions are made in organizations with _____.
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16 .   Important decisions are made by middle - level and supervisory - level managers with ____.
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17 .   A company with authority centralized in a single person , a flat hierarchy , few rules , and low work specialization is a characteristic of an organization with a _____.
A. team - based design
B. simple structure
C. hollow structure
D. functional structure
E. horizontal design
Answer:  B.   simple structure
18 .   Time Warner has different divisions for magazines , movies , recordings , cable television , and so on . The Warner Bros . part of the empire alone has divisions spanning movies and television , a broadcast network , retail stores , theaters , amusement parks , and music . Time Warner is an example of an organization with ____.
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19 .   Ford Motor Co. has separate divisions for passenger - car dealers , for large trucking customers , and for farm products customers . Ford is an example of an organization with ____.
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4 er B. a clan culture C. a hierarchy of power D. touching E. authority 13. Jim was recently promoted to the position of dining room supervisor, and he is now responsible for making decisions on numerous matters in the dining room and giving orders to the serving staff. At the same time, Jim has the obligation to perform the many new tasks assigned to him as a supervisor, such as overseeing the closing work and cleaning the dining room. Jim's new obligations are known as his _____.
14. Ralph, the manager of a busy hardware store, knows that he needs to entrust many of his tasks to managers and other employees, rather than falling into the common trap of perfection, believing he is the only person who can do this right and on time. This process of assigning tasks to lower-level managers and employees is known as ____.
15. Astrid, a customer service representative, was asked by one of her customers if her company would be interested in joining the chamber of commerce to meet potential customers. Astrid believes this is a very good idea and approached her manager, Alan, about becoming a chamber member. Alan told Astrid that "Since the cost of membership is over $500 and you will have to leave the office to attend meetings, I will have to get approval from management above me." This is an example of how important decisions are made in organizations with _____.
5 16. Important decisions are made by middle-level and supervisory-level managers with ____. A. decentralized authority B. upper authority C. focused power D. centralized authority E. higher-management influence
17. A company with authority centralized in a single person, a flat hierarchy, few rules, and low work specialization is a characteristic of an organization with a _____.

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