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1. Branden's firm is a supplier of automotive? accessories, but the company has only a handful of employees who are primarily involved in sales. Engineering is performed by contractors in? India, and a contract manufacturing firm in South Korea is responsible for production. Branden works with a firm that manages the company? website, and a private accounting firm handles the? company's accounting and taxes. What type of structure best describes? Branden's firm?

A. Virtual organization

B. Team structure

C. Project structure

D. Network organization

E. Functional structure

2. Joan is a manufacturing engineer who works on a new product development team along with members from? design, engineering,? production, purchasing,? finance, marketing, and quality assurance. Joan still has responsibilities to the Manager of Manufacturing? Engineering, but simultaneously reports to the new product development team leader. What type of organizational design does this? describe?

A. Virtual organization

B. Functional structure

C. Matrix structure

D. Network organization

E. Project structure

3. An organization that performs certain activities and then contracts out other activities through an alliance of outside suppliers is known as a? _______.

A. network organization

B. virtual organization

C. community of practice

D. project structure

E. matrix structure

4. Adam is a marketing specialist who currently works on a new product development team along with members from? design, engineering,? production, purchasing,?finance, marketing, and quality assurance. When this project is? completed, Adam will join a new project team within the organization. He does not report to a department manager. What type of organizational design does this? describe?

A. Functional structure

B. Virtual organization

C. Matrix structure

D. Network organization

E. Project structure

5._______ boundaries within an organization are imposed by work? specialization, whereas? _______ boundaries separate employees into organizational levels and hierarchies.

A. External; internal

B. Horizontal; parallel

C. Horizontal; vertical

D. Internal; external

E. Vertical; horizontal

6. The organizational structure in which an employee simultaneously reports to both a functional manager and a product or project manager is known as a? _________.

A. matrix structure

B. functional structure

C. project structure

D. virtual organization

E. network organization

7. A small company that builds luxury yachts has several work groups and no formal departments. There is a team that designs and installs the electrical? systems, another team that does the interior design and? appointments, and other groups that are responsible for exterior? design, painting, etc. Each group is entirely responsible for its own work? activities, including hiring and scheduling employees. What type of organizational design does this ?describe?

A. Virtual organization

B. Matrix structure

C. Project structure

D. Network organization

E. Team structure

8. In a true? _______, there are no formal departments where employees return at the completion of a project.? Instead, teams disband and employees join new teams where their skills and experience are required.

A. project structure

B. network organization

C. matrix structure

D. virtual organization

E. functional structure

9. A? _______ consists of a small core of? full-time employees and outside specialists who are hired on a temporary basis to work as needed on projects. All of the work is done online and in some cases the employees never meet? face-to-face.

A. project structure

B. matrix structure

C. functional structure

D. virtual organization

E. network organization

10.The organizational structure that is built around? self-directed work groups that are responsible for all work performance results in their respective areas is a? _______.

A. team structure

B. matrix structure

C. network organization

D. project structure

E. virtual organization

11.An organization in which management breaks down barriers between internal? levels, job? functions, and? departments, and reduces external barriers between the organization and its stakeholders is known as a? _______.

A. learning organization

B. project structure

C. team structure

D. matrix structure

E. boundaryless organization

12. In a? _______, employees continually acquire and share new knowledge and apply that knowledge in making decisions or doing their work.

A. team structure

B. virtual organization

C. matrix structure

D. learning organization

E. project structure

13. An organization has a? small, core group of? full-time employees and temporary arrangements with outside specialists hired on an? as-needed basis. This enables the organization to be assembled and reassembled as projects arise and are completed. What type of organization does this? describe?

A. Virtual organization

B. Boundaryless organization

C. Matrix structure

D. Functional structure

E. Team structure

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