The organizing function includes all of the following activities EXCEPT
Shine is a clothing manufacturer with home offices in the United Kingdom and the United States, factories in Bangladesh and Indonesia, and distribution hubs in China and Brazil. Which type of departmentalization MOST applies to Shine?
strategic business unit
The five coordinated flows of production are authority, decision process, ideology, _______________, and ________________.
work material; strategy
work material; promotion
information; work material
Authority consists of which two key components?
the right to act and permission to direct
the right to direct and permission to act
the right to decide and permission to repair
the right to repair and permission to decide
French management authority Henri Fayol described the concept of parity of authority and responsibility, which refers to an authority figureâ€™s
obligation to employees
respectability and honor
Chaturanga is a yoga supply company that uses a business-to-business (B2B) model for selling yoga mats to yoga specialty stores. What kind of departmentalization does this represent?
departmentalization by strategic business unit
departmentalization by product
departmentalization by customer
departmentalization by matrix
Which type of organizational structure is prone to duplication of activities and counterproductive inter-market customer competition?
At which of Alfred Chandlerâ€™s four stages of structural development does product diversification occur?
All of the following organizations would be very likely to use an organic organizational structure EXCEPT
Blank Walls, an advertising agency
Wonderlight, a manufacturing plant
Smith & Gerot, a management consulting firm
Rough Draft, a graphic design group
At which of Alfred Chandlerâ€™s four stages of structural development does high product demand cause a crisis for a company?