Organizational Behavior Study Set 14

Business

Quiz 2 :

OB in Context

Quiz 2 :

OB in Context

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Staff units and positions typically have more power and greater status in a company than line units and positions.
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Departmentalization refers to how specific work units or groups are divided and coordinated within an organization.
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Tall structures have a wider span of control than flat structures.
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The number of individuals reporting to a supervisor is called the chain of command.
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The sales and finance functions of a firm are examples of line units.
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While individuals at lower levels of an organization are largely focused on the internal environment of the organization, the CEO and top management team are more focused on how the organization is positioned in the external environment.
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Staff units provide specialized expertise and services in an advisory capacity to line units.
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Staff units are groups that assist the line units by providing specialized expertise and services to them.
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Divisional departmentalization is a division of labor through the formation of work units or groups within an organization.
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Two types of departmentalization are functional departmentalization and divisional departmentalization.
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Organizational context is the characteristics of a job, organization, or work situation that affect the way people in that situation act and interact.
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Decentralization increases when the discretion to spend money, to hire people, and to make similar decisions is moved farther up the hierarchy of authority.
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Executives, managers, and supervisors are hierarchically connected through unity of command, which is a listing of who reports to whom up and down the firm.
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Production and operations are examples of staff units.
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Centralization is the degree to which the authority to make decisions is restricted to higher levels of management.
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Organization charts tell us about line versus staff positions and units.
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Operations charts are diagrams that depict the formal structures of organizations.
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The hierarchy of authority refers to the listing of positions of responsibility and who reports to whom.
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Organizations that rely heavily on functional departmentalization can limit communication and knowledge sharing across functional areas.
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Functional departmentalization refers to the grouping of individuals by skill, knowledge, and action.
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