Introduction to Management by Schermerhorn: Class Notes

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Ch10:: Fundamentals of Organizing

True/False

1. Maxine Clark’s current challenge is to manage growth by continually adapting and redesigning Buil-A-Bear to best meet its new global opportunities.

Ans: True
Response: Page 234
Difficulty: Easy
Ref: Learning From Others
AACSB: Strategy
Bloom's Taxonomy: Knowledge

2. Empowerment is letting others make decisions and exercise discretion in their work.

Ans: True
Response: Page 235
Difficulty: Easy
Ref: Learning About Yourself
AACSB: Leadership Principles
Bloom's Taxonomy: Knowledge

3. Allowing others make decisions and exercise discretion in their work define empowerment.

Ans: True
Response: Page 235
Difficulty: Easy
Ref: Learning
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Ans: False
Response: Page 237
Difficulty: Hard
Ref: Organizing as a Management Function
AACSB: HRM
Bloom's Taxonomy: Analysis

21. Informal structures always serve the best interests of the organization.

Ans: False
Response: Page 237
Difficulty: Moderate
Ref: Organizing as a Management Function
AACSB: HRM
Bloom's Taxonomy: Comprehension

22. Social network analysis identifies the informal structures and their embedded social relationships that are active in an organization.

Ans: True
Response: Page 237
Difficulty: Moderate
Ref: Organizing as a Management Function
AACSB: HRM
Bloom's Taxonomy: Comprehension

23. Social network analysis identifies how sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace can impact the operational structure of an organization.

Ans: False
Response: Page 237
Difficulty: Moderate
Ref: Organizing as a Management Function
AACSB: HRM
Bloom's Taxonomy: Comprehension

24. Identifying the informal structures and their embedded social relationships that are active in an organization defines social empowerment analysis.

Ans: False
Response: Page 237
Difficulty: Moderate
Ref: Organizing as a Management Function
AACSB: HRM
Bloom's Taxonomy: Comprehension

25. The identification of informal structures within the organization and the embedded social relationships that come along with

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