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Which of the following is an advantage of a divisional type of organizational structure? Answer
A.
Efficient use of managerial and technical talent.
B.
An enhanced ability to respond quickly to changes in the external environment. C.
High degree of emphasis on long term performance.
D.
Uniformity in image and quality across divisions.
2 points
Question 2

A strategy of related diversification requires most firms to organize around geographical areas or product lines. This type of organizational growth leads to a(n) Answer
A.
divisional structure.
B.
functional structure.
C.
matrix structure.
D.
international structure.
2 points
Question 3

What is the name of the practice that many modular organizations use to grow? Answer
A.
operational effectiveness
B.
outsourcing
C.
strategic leveraging
D.
strategic enabling
2 points
Question 4

Nike is a company that makes use of the concept of "product expatriates." Product expatriates are Answer
A.
managers from the home country sent abroad to oversee the marketing of a company's products. B.
managers from suppliers who come to work at a company's headquarters. C.
managers of the company sent abroad to work at the plants of its suppliers. D.
local nationals hired by the company in the countries from which it sources products. 2 points
Question 5

All of the following are disadvantages of a divisional type of organizational structure except Answer
A.
it can be very expensive compared to a functional organizational structure. B.
there is a strong tendency for divisions to focus on short-term performance. C.
there can be dysfunctional competition among divisions.
D.
there is separation of strategic and operating control.
2 points
Question 6

Lockheed Martin uses a coalition of three...
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