1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a virtual organization? Explain.
2. Downsizing is a part of our everyday world now.Besides the financial implications, discuss the other advantages presented by downsizing.What can the organization do to decrease the internal negative impact?
3. Contrast the mechanistic and organic model.Which would you personally rather work for?Why?
4. Compare the simple, bureaucracy and matrix organizational design structures.Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each.
5. Explain the boundaryless organization.While this type of organization is highly acclaimed, what are some of the potential issues with this type of organization?
6. Contrast some of the characteristics of a strong vs. a weak culture.Include any experiences you have had in either culture.
7. Explain the tactics that managers can use to curb resistance to change within the workplace.
8. Describe methods that managers can use to create an ethical culture.