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March 6, 2020
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1.Which of the following organizational cultures is strongly characterized by cohesiveness, participation, and sense of family?

A. adhocracy

B. clan

C. hierarchy

D. market

E. rational

2.If an organization’s mission statement describes the organization as it currently operates then its strategic vision points to the

A. past.

B. production numbers.

C. future.

D. expectations.

E. profits.

3. A centralized, bureaucratic approach with standardized work processes for managing uncertainty is ideal for which of the following environments?

A. stable and complex

B. complex and dynamic

C. dynamic and simple

D. simple and stable

E. stable and dynamic

4. ______ planning is the process of identifying the specific procedures and processes required at lower levels of an organization.

A. Strategic

B. Operational

C. Tactical

D. Contingency

E. Acquisition

5.A decentralized, organic approach with mutual adjustment for managing uncertainty is ideal for which of the following environments?

A. stable and complex

B. complex and dynamic

C. simple and stable

D. dynamic and simple

E. stable and dynamic

6._____ includes searching for and sorting through information about the environment.

A. Environmental scanning

B. Forecasting

C. Predictions

D. Competitive intelligence

E. Minimization

7. A customer who purchases products in their finished form is a(n) _____ consumer.

A. immediate

B. final

C. alpha

D. complete

E. suave

8. Which of the following is a way of adapting to the external environment?

A. competitive aggression

B. public relations

C. cooptation

D. domain selection

E. buffering

9.Lindsay Pharmacy Corp. and Allman Medicines Corp. have joined forces with one another to fight for health care reform. This action of the two companies is referred to as

A. merger.

B. coalition.

C. domain selection.

D. benchmarking.

E. competitive aggression

10.Which of the following approaches should an organization adopt for managing uncertainty in a simple and stable environment?

A. centralized and organic approach, with direct supervision

B. decentralized and bureaucratic approach, with standardized skills

C. decentralized and organic approach, with mutual adjustment

D. centralized and bureaucratic approach, with standardized work processes

E. centralized and organic approach, with mutual adjustment

11.Which one of the following is not a way that a manager can influence their environment, according to Exhibit 3.5?

A. with political action

B. with legal action

C. through public relations

 

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