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1

What are 3 types of relationships in organization design

- Direct single (between a manager and each subordinate individually)
- Direct group (between a manager and each possible permutation of subordinate)
- Cross (between subordinates and other subordinates )

2

What are 3 types of authority

- Line authority
- Staff authority
- Functional authority

3

What is line authority

Defines the relationship between superior and subordinate

4

What is staff authority

The authority is to serve in an advisory capacity

5

What is functional authority

Permits staff managers to make decisions about specific activities performed by employees within other departments.

6

What is simple structure

- Few departments
- Wide span of control
- Little formalization
- Centralized authority

7

what is bureaucracy

- Highly formalized
- Centralized authority
- Narrow span of control

8

What is matrix structure

A structure that creates dual lines of authority and combines functional and product depratmentalization.

9

What is functional structure

A organization structure that groups together people who hold similar positions or same kind of skills.

10

Does matrix organizational design uses multiple authority structure

Yes

11

What structure is adopted by dot-com companies

organic flexible structure

12

What is virtual office

A mobile platform

13

What is techno stress

The stress cause by new and advancing technologies in the workplace.