MGT 521 Week 3 Individual Knowledge Check
1 . The process of dividing work activities into separate job tasks is known as ________.
A. work specialization
C. chain of command
D. span of control
2 . The process of grouping jobs together is known as ________.
3 . The line of authority that extends from upper organizational levels to lower levels, clarifying who reports to whom, is known as the ________.
A. employee power distance
B. unity of command
C. span of control
D. chain of command
4 . Which of the following is a characteristic of a mechanistic organization?
A. Cross-functional teams
B. Free flow of information
C. Wide spans of control
D. Clear chain of command
5 . Which of the following structures is highly adaptive, loose, and flexible?
6 . Companies would become more ________ if they allowed professionals to set the priorities and allocate the resources for their departments.
7 . In a ________ structure, no clear chain of command exists.
8 . Which organizational design increases the complexity of assigning people to projects?
A. Matrix structure
B. Team structure
C. Boundaryless structure
D. Learning structure
9 . In which of the following organizational designs are employees most likely to experience communication difficulties?
A. Team structures
B. Matrix structures
C. Project structures
D. Boundaryless structures
10 . A company brings team members together to collaborate on resolving mutual problems that affect each of their areas. This is an example of the use of ________.
A. cross-functional teams
B. task forces
C. communities of practice
D. cross-cultural teams
11 . A temporary committee formed to address a specific...