V Short Q & A
Q1: Define Organising.
Answer: Organizing is the process of defining and grouping, activities and establishing authority relationships among them.
Q2: Name the organization which is deliberately created?
Answer: Formal Organisation
Q3: Define organisation.
Answer: Organisation is a structure constituting a system of job positions, the roles assigned tothem and the authoring relationship among various positions.
Q4: Name and explain the two steps in the process of organizing which comes after identification and division of work and departmentalization.
Answer: Assignment of duties and establishing reporting relation ships.
Q5: Which level of managers are responsible for determining formal organisation?
Answer: Top Level Management.
Q6: List the important steps in organising process.
Answer: a. Identification and classification of activities of the enterprise consistent with its objectives.
b. Grouping these objectives into workable units/departments
c. Delegate authorities, jobs and responsibilities to executives and subordinates.
d. Establish superior subordinate relationship
e. Making provision for effective communication among them.
Q7: XYZ Ltd. is manufacturing computers, soaps and textile . Which type of organizational structure would suit the requirement of such organization?
Answer: Divisional structure.
Q8: Name the type of organisation which does not have any predetermined objectives.
Answer: Informal organisation
Q9: Organizing helps in optimum utilization of resources. Which type of resources does it refer?
Answer: Development of personnel.
Q10: It is a network of personal and social relations not established or required by the formal organization but arising spontaneously as people associate with one another. Name this organization
Answer: Informal organization.
Q11: In a company all the decisions are taken by top level management only. Which policy is followed by organisation?
Q12: It refer to the systematic delegation of authority from top management to the lower level managers. Mention the name of it.
Q13: Give any three demerits of divisional organisation.
Answer: Departmental conflicts, Costly, Ignoring of organizational interests
Q14: Which term denotes “The number of subordinates that can be effectively managed by a superior?
Answer: Span of control.
Q15: The employees of ABC Ltd. take part in soccer matches on weekends. Name the type of organization formed.
Answer: Informal organization.
Q16: Organising leads to a systematic allocation of jobs amongst the workforce. Which importance of organizing is stated here?
Answer: Benefits of specialisation.
Q17: Delegation provides a ready workforce to take up leading positions in new ventures. Which importance of delegation is highlighted here?
Answer: Facilitation of growth.
Q18: List any two limits of Line organisation.
Answer: Lack of specialisation, rigid and inflexible.
Q19: In decentralization, management exercises maximum control. State true or false?
Q20: While allocating work to various employees how work must be assigned?
Answer: work must be assigned to those who are best fit to perform it well.
Q21: Define Accountability.
Answer: It denotes answer-ability for the accomplishment of the task assigned by the superior to his subordinates.
Q22: It refers to the systematic delegation of authority from top management to the lower level managers. What is it?
Answer: Decentralization of authority.
Q23: What are the barriers to delegation?
Answer: Fear of loss of power, Lack of ability to direct, personal attitude issues.
Q24: For which kind of enterprises functional structure is more suitable?
Answer: Networked and program management functional structure. When the size of the organization is large, has a diversified activities and operations require a high degree of specialization.
Q25: Define responsibility.
Answer: It is described as an obligation to perform a task or the task itself.