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Multiple choice questions

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This activity contains 23 questions.

Question 1.
Functional Structures are based on :

 
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Question 2.
Multidivisional Structures are based on 'units', which are organised by product or service, or by geographical areas or processes. Which of the following could be classified as a disadvantage of this type of structure?

 
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Question 3.
A 'Holding Company' structure can be defined as:

 
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Question 4.
For matrix structures to operate effectively they should:

 
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Question 5.
Project-based structures are a special form of the following structure:

 
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Question 6.
Examples of network organisations are:

 
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Question 7.
A transnational structure seeks to:

 
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Question 8.
There are six types of control processes

 
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Question 9.
Control through direct supervision is common in:

 
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Question 10.
Balanced scorecards are a means of control through:

 
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Question 11.
Market processes as control processes involve:

 
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Question 12.
Social/cultural processes are concerned with the:

 
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Question 13.
Self-control achieves knowledge integration and co-ordination through:

 
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Question 14.
The emphasis of performance targeting is on:

 
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Question 15.
The main reasons for devolution of decision making are……

 
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Question 16.
A 'strategic planning' style has key features of:

 
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Question 17.
Adopting a 'Financial Control' approach from the corporate centre involves:

 
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Question 18.
The 'Strategic Control' approach is characterised by:

 
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Question 19.
Examples of methods by which organisations relate externally include:

 
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Question 20.
Mintzberg's six pure configurational stereotypes are:

 
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Question 21.
The configuration described as a 'professional bureaucracy' can be characterised as……..

 
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Question 22.
Transnational corporations are characterised by:

 
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Question 23.
Transnational corporations are required to simultaneously achieve local responsiveness and global coordination. For this to work, global managers need to:

 
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