Ch.11 Quiz

Instructions
Please read the questions carefully.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. Building an organization capable of competent strategy implementation and execution entails   (10 points)

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  2. Putting together a strong and capable top management team   (10 points)

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  3. Which of the following is generally not among the practices that companies use to develop their knowledge base and build intellectual capital?   (10 points)

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    e.  

  4. For a core competence to emerge from organization-building actions, a company may well have to   (10 points)

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  5. Core competencies and competitive capabilities are a basis for sustainable competitive advantage because   (10 points)

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    e.  

  6. Building organizational capabilities   (10 points)

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    e.  

  7. Outsourcing non-critical value chain activities offers such advantages as   (10 points)

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    d.  
    e.  

  8. Outsourcing critics contend that shifting responsibility for performing value-chain activities from internal departments to outside specialists   (10 points)

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    d.  
    e.  

  9. As an organization's strategy evolves to stay in touch with changing external circumstances, it is normal for   (10 points)

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  10. In parceling out authority to various sub-units, managers, and employees it is usually better   (10 points)

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