Organization Design Concepts Quiz

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Work specialization is not one of the six basic elements of organizational structure.


Departmentalization is the process of deciding the level at which decisions will be made in an organization.


Centralization and decentralization are among the six basic elements of organizational structure.


Authority and responsibility are not considered in organization design according to management writers like Henri Fayol and Max Weber.


Formalization is not a crucial element when developing or changing an organization's structure.


What is the primary advantage of work specialization?

Higher productivity and output

According to the passage, what is a potential disadvantage of excessive work specialization?

Decreased employee motivation

Which of the following is NOT listed as a potential 'human diseconomy' of work specialization?

Increased job satisfaction

What is the implication of the statement 'Most managers today see work specialization as an important organizing mechanism'?

Work specialization is still commonly used, despite its limitations

Based on the information provided, which of the following statements is true?

Managers must carefully balance the pros and cons of work specialization

Test your knowledge on organizing and organization design concepts, including specialized jobs, employee behavior guidelines, and decision-making levels. Explore how organizational structure has evolved over the decades.

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