Dvuo Mgmt303, Principles Of Management, Chapter 3

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DVUO MGMT303, Principles of Management, Chapter 3 of the Griffin textbook

  
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1.  An organization's _______________ is the set of values, beliefs, behaviors, customs, and attitudes that helps the members understand what it stands for, how it does things, and what it considers important.
2.  Managers must understand that _________ is an important determinant of how well their organization will perform.
3.  A(n) ___________ is whoever pays money to acquire an organization's products or services.
4.  Which of the following are the main parts of an organization's internal environment:
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5.  Which one of the following can be dertmined and managed  in a number of different ways?
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6.  The ______________ dimension refers to the methods available for converting resources into products or services.
7.  A(n) ________________ is an organization working together with one or more organizations in a joint venture or similar arrangement.
8.  The ___________ dimension is the extent to which an organization is involved in or affected by business in other countries.
9.  A(n) ______________ is a unit that has the potential to control, legislate, or otherwise influence the organization's policies and practices.
10.  A(n) ____________ is an organization that provides resources for other organizations.
11.  Corporate boards of directors are increasingly taking more active roles in overseeing the management of publicly held companies
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12.  A(n)  ___________ is another organization that compete with it for resources.
13.  Select the two parts of an organization's external environment:
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14.  Organizations with simple and stable environments fase the least uncertainty.
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15.  As chief executive officer, Diane ensures that her managers conduct smooth and efficient operations and maintain the satisfaction and morale of employees.  Which model of organizational effectiveness does Diane follow?
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16.  Which one of the following is not one of the five dimensions of the task environment
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17.  Environmental influences on the organization can occur through which of the following
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18.  The governing body elected by a coporation's stockholders and charged with overseeing the general management of the firm to ensure that it is being run in a way that best serves the stockholders' interests is call the ___________________.
19.  The __________ environment consists of specific external organizations or groups that influence an organization.
20.  Francine works at a restaurant that is known for its extra-large portions of deep-fried foods.  Sales in the past have been good bu recently dropped dramatically as consumers indicated a preference for healthier meals.  Which dimension of the general environment has changed.
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21.  Before managers attempt to change the organization's culture,
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22.  The _____________ dimension refers to the government regulation of business and the relationship between business and government.
23.  The _____________ dimension includes the customs, mores, values, and demographic characteristics of the society in which the organization functions.
24.  A(n) ________________ is a group organized by its members to attempt to influence business.
25.  The ________(s)  of a business are whoever can claim property rights to an organization.
26.  The ____________ dimension is the overall health and vitality of the economic system in which the organization operates.
27.  Strategic partners are two or more companies that compete against each other for the same scarce resource
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28.  The economic dimension of the general environment affects both business and nonbusiness organizations.
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29.  An organization's __________ environment consists of conditions and forces within the organization
30.  Which of the following best explains the difference between regulatory agencies and interest groups?
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31.  The ___________ environment is everythin outside an organization's boundaries that might affect it.
32.  One strategic response an organization may adopt is maintaining the status quo.
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33.  The ___________ environment of an organization is the set of broad dimensions and forces in its surroundings that create its overall context.
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