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Final Test Study Guide, Spring, 2016
The following items are provided to give you a guide for the final test. Please try to fully understand what it means and its implication for the design of an organization structure. The number in the parenthesis indicates the number of question from each chapter. Total number of the question is 30 and there are 2 essay questions!
Ch 9. Organizational culture and ethical values
Organizational culture, Four categories of culture, Adaptability culture, Clan culture, Mission culture, bureaucratic culture, Culture strength and organizational subcultures, Ethical values & social responsibility (8)
Ch 10. Innovation & Change
The strategic role of change - incremental versus radical change, Strategic types of change, Elements for successful change, Technology change - The ambidextrous approach, Techniques for encouraging technology change, Reasons for new product success, Horizontal coordination model, The Dual-Core Approach (9)
Ch 11. Information and control processes
Data warehousing, Data mining, Business Intelligence, Strategy map, Balanced scorecard, Knowledge management system, Impact of information technology on structure (7)
Ch 12 Organization size and life cycle
Large organization, small organization, Stages of the life cycle development, bureaucracy, Organizational control strategies, Decline stages (6)
1. Compare and contrast between the population ecology perspective and institutionalism.
2. Explain five sources of personal power and vertical sources of power in an