MGT 550 Week 4 Chapter 4 Quiz
An increase in the complexity and uncertainty in the external environment increases the number of positions and departments within an organization.
An intelligence team is a cross-functional group of managers and employees, usually led by a competitive intelligence professional.
Resource dependence means that organizations depend on the environment but strive to acquire control over resources to minimize their dependence.
A first response for many organizations faced with declining financial resources is to hire employees and increase production.
To maintain autonomy, organizations that already have abundant financial resources will develop links with other organizations.
Boundary spanners prevent an organization from stagnating by keeping top managers informed about environmental changes.
Soft drink bottlers function in the complex, unstable organizational environment.
A merger involves the purchase of one organization by another so that the buyer assumes control.
In organizations characterized by very simple, stable environments, almost no managers are assigned to integration roles.
Advertising is of great importance only in companies that face less competition and have low sales.
Uncertainty means that decision makers do not have sufficient information about environmental factors.
Contracts and joint ventures increase uncertainty as there is no legal relation involved.
Cooptation occurs when leaders from important sectors in the environment are made part of an organization.
The raw materials sector is included within the task environment.
In rapidly changing environments, the internal organization was much looser, free-flowing, and adaptive, with a loose hierarchy and decentralized decision making.
The greatest uncertainty for an organization occurs in the complex, stable environment.
Contracts can provide long-term security by tying customers and suppliers to specific amounts and prices.
One outcome of high organizational differentiation is that coordination and collaboration among departments become difficult.
Environmental complexity refers to heterogeneity, or the number and dissimilarity of external elements that affect an organization’s operations.
Greater information uncertainty is resolved through greater structural flexibility.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more