UW MSCI 211 CH12 Practice

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CATEGORY NAME 
process of adjusting to external changes while at the same time shaping some of those external influences through internal strengths 
One part: guiding the ______ and re______ of the firm... 
...as the _______ changes 
Other part: developing _____ _______ ...  
...and capabilities of firm, including ______ ,...  
..._______,... 
...and ______ ______ systems 
(3)
CATEGORY NAME 
Process of choosing and implementing a structural configuration for an organization 
Choice of appropriate design depends on this 
Choice of appropriate design depends on this 
Choice of appropriate design depends on this 
Choice of appropriate design depends on this 
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CATEGORY NAME 
The many ______ ________ connections need managing  
If tasks and interactions complex, they need a ... 
If repetitive, cost-focused functions requiring high specialization, they need to be .... 
If needs flexibility, they need to be ... 
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CATEGORY NAME 
This person is typically responsible for most aspects of control 
There are few formal _______ 
______ is minimized 
Strengths 
Strengths 
Strengths 
Issue 
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CATEGORY NAME (pt 1) 
CATEGORY NAME (pt 2) 
the combination of resources, knowledge and techniques that creates a product or service output for an organization 
the combination of machines, artifacts, procedures, and systems that are used to gather, store, analyse and disseminate info so it can be transformed into knowledge 
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CATEGORY NAME 
classified organizations according to the _(1)_ness of their technologies 
More (1) the technology, the more ____ the design 
Less (1) the technology, the more suited a _____ design is 
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CATEGORY NAME 
Thompson classified technology according to its _________ ... 
...and the _______ among work activities 
Specialists to solve problem need coordination and exchange of knowledge; uncertainty about how to produce desired outcomes 
Parties want to become independent; their reliance on each other is pooled, handled by another party 
Known way to produce desired outcome. Control critical; coordination only needed to link sequential steps 
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CATEGORY NAME 
Custom products made to customer specifications. Successful have flexible structures with small workgroups at bottom 
Few products made in assembly-line system. Successful are rigidly structured with large workgroups at bottom 
Few products produced using high automation, e.g., chemical plants, oil refineries. Successful have flexible structures with small groups at bottom 
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CATEGORY NAME 
Organizational structure emphasizing shared, decentralized decision-making, extreme horizontal specialization, few levels of management, few if any formal controls, few rules, policies, and procedures (places high value on professionalism). 
Best used when tasks ____ considerably with many exceptions  
Best suited when problems are _________ to define and resolve 
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CATEGORY NAME 
When IT is used as a ______, initial use eliminated many routine jobs 
When IT is used as a _________ __________ and for transforming knowledge to information 
When IT is used as a ________ ________, there's evolution of e-business, and provides bigger market and wider geographical reach. 
(12)
CATEGORY NAME 
The set of cultural, legal-political, economic, and educational conditions where the organization operates 
The actual owners, suppliers, distributors, government agencies, competitors the organization must interact with 
__(2)__: How large the problems and opportunities in the organization’s environment are 
(2) is shown by degree of ______: Whether economy is growing, education increasing, prosperity in those linked to firm 
(2) is shown by degree of ______: If dependent on external entity, can include them (e.g., on board), can devote staff to handling them (e.g., governmental relations staff), can use divisionalized form to cater to important customers 
(2) is shown by degree of ______: In times of change/volatility, organic form may be needed; adhocracy in extreme cases 
Official co-operative agreements or joint ventures between two independent firms 
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CATEGORY NAME 
Process of knowledge acquisition, information distribution, and organizational retention 
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CATEGORY NAME 
Copying successful actions of others. Reduces number of decisions, establishes legitimacy 
Learning by doing. But cannot forecast what exactly will change or how 
Through lessons of others’ experiences 
Through the interactions among people, their behaviours and their environment 
Observation and imitation of others influenced by 
Observation and imitation of others influenced by 
Observation and imitation of others influenced by 
Less systematic method 
Less systematic methods 
Less systematic methods 
 

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