Management test 1 pt. 2 (Chapter 2)
The Environment and Corporate Culture
The _________ environment, consisting of both general and task environments, includes all elements existing outside the boundary of the organization that have the potential to affect the org.
A/an __________ includes organizations in all the sectors of the task and general environments that provide the resource and information transactions, flows, and linkages necessary for an org. to thrive.
The _______ environment indirectly influences all orgs. within an industry.
The _________ environment includes the sectors that conduct day-to-day transactions with the org. and directly influence its basic operations and performance.
The ________ dimension of the external environment represents events originating in foreign countries, as well as opportunities for U.S. comanies in other countries.
The ________ dimension of the general environment includes scientific and technological advances in society.
the ___________ dimension of the environment includes demographic characteristics, norms, customs, and values of a population within which the org. operates.
The ________ dimension of the environment represents the general economic health of the country or region in which the org. operates.
The _________ dimension of the environment includes gov. regulations at the local. state, and federal levels, as well as political activities designed to influence company behavior.
The __________ environment includes elements within the org's boundaries, such as employees, mgmt, and corporate culture.
The ________ dimension includes all elements that occur naturally on Earth.
_______ are part of the task environment and include people and orgs. that acquire goods or services from the org.
_________ are orgs. within the same industry or type of business that vie for the same set of customers.
________ provide the raw materials the org. needs uses to produce its output.
The ________ represents the people available for hire by the org.
__________ are events and forces that alter an org's ability to achieve its goals.
__________ link to and coordinate the org with key elements in the external environment.
__________ reduce boundaries and increase collaboration with other orgs.
A/an ________ occurs when two or more orgs combine to become one.
A/an _______ is a strategic alliance or program by two or more orgs.
Organizational _________ is the set of key values, beliefs, understandings, and norms shared by members of an org.
A/an __________ is an object, act, or event that conveys meaning to others.
A/an ________ is a figure who exemplifies the deeds, character, and attributes of a strong culture.
A/an _________ succinctly expresses a key corporate value.
The __________ culture is characterized by values that support the company's ability to interpret and translate signals from the environment into new behavior responses.
A/an __________ culture is a results-oriented culture that values competitiveness, personal initiative, and achievement.
A/an _________ culture places high value on meeting the needs of employees and values cooperation and equality.
A/an ________ culture values and rewards a methodical, rational, orderly way of doing things.
Managers emphasize both values and business results to create a ____________ culture.
__________ define and articulate important values that are tied to a clear and compelling mission, which they communicate widely and uphold through their actions.