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Chapter 8: Adapting Organizations To Today's Markets

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Chapter 8:  Adapting Organizations to Today
Chapter 8 quiz from Understanding Business text book.

  
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1.  Economies of scale:
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2.  Mo was just hired by a firm that has a very bureaucratic organization. Mo is likely to encounter which of the following conditions in his firm?
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3.  In a(n) ________ organization, decision-making authority is maintained at the top level of management.
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4.  Within its production department, Marlin Manufacturing has shift leaders, supervisors, assistant plan managers, plan managers, product group managers, assistant division managers, division managers, an assistant vice president for production, and a vice president in charge of production. Marlin Manufacturing is an example of a(n) _________ organization.
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5.  Which of the following positions in a firm would be classified as a staff position?
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6.  Groups of employees from different departments who work together on a long-term basis are members of:
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7.  As the head of the marketing department, Jody works with her subordinates on complex and challenging projects. The level of detail in this work requires Jody to spend a significant amount of tiime with her subordinates providing advice and support. Within the marketing department, Jody probably has a(n) ______ span of control.
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8.  The process of rating an organization's practices, processes, and products against the best of the world is known as:
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9.  Excite Enterprises has decided to let another company that specializes in accounting services handle all of its financial records and prepare its tax forms. This is an example of:
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10.  The _________ consists of relationships that develop spontaneously as employees meet and form power centers.
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