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80.   Why do organizational structures evolve? 81.  If you were to take

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80.   Why do organizational structures evolve?

81.  If you were to take a divisionalized organization that is based on strategic business units and to spin off all of those units into separate but still interacting companies, what would you have?

A boundaryless organization

A front-end back-end model

A matrix structure

An economic web

82.  Because each of the units in the structured network is an organization in its own right, ________.

it is easy for a network to be flexible and adaptable

the organization appears to have impermeable interfaces between company, supplier, and customers

the organization has modern offices, departments, and operating divisions

the organization must own all of the activities that it wishes to control

83.  In a structured network, each company can focus on its ________, the thing it does the best.

core competency

function

specialty

strategic business units

84.  What structure divides an organization into two components: 1) those that are oriented to the customer and/or the geographical region in which the company is doing business, and 2) those that are organized by product and technology?

The boundaryless organization

The front-back structure

The network structure

The virtual organization

85.  Purchasing, manufacturing, and new product development are typical _______ found in firms using a front-back organizational structure.

front end functions

closed end units

back end functions

service an


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