Change in business organisations Reading Answers
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Change in business organisations
You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 14-26, which are based on the Reading Passage below. Find the practice test with the Change in business organisations PDF here.
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|Question Number||Answers||Keywords||Location of Keywords|
|14.||F||‘By 2020, the nine-to-five rat race will be extinct, In 20 years time, 20-25 percent of the workforce will be temporary workers and many more will be flexible.||Paragraph F|
|15.||B||To a large extent, demand and supply were predictable, enabling companies to structure their organisations along what Burns and Stalker (1966) described as mechanistic lines, that is as systems of strict hierarchical structures and firm means of control.||Paragraph B
|16.||G||Even if the direction of change is not always predictable, organisational managers and decision-makers, analyse the factors which trigger organisational change.||Paragraph G|
|17.||A||However, the winds die down to give periods of relative calm, periods of relative organisational stability.||Paragraph A|
|18.||C||‘You can have any colour of car so long as it is black’, gives a flavour of the supply-led state of the market. Apart from any technical difficulties of producing different colours of the car, Ford did not have to worry about customers’ colour preferences:||Paragraph C
Lines 6 – 9
|19.||C||increased productivity, supply overtook demand.||Paragraph D, Last 2 lines|
|20.||B||for organisations, supplying, ever-increasing numbers became the aim.||Paragraph B, Lines 7-8|
|21.||A||society influenced mainly by local markets (both customer and labour)||Paragraph A, Lines 11-12|
|22.||C||In the neo-industrial age, people became more discriminating in the goods||Paragraph D, Lines 2-3|
|23.||B||series of inventions and innovations that reduced the number of people needed to work||Paragraph B, lines 4-6|
|24.||temporary||20-25 percent of the workforce will be temporary workers||Paragraph F, Lines 15-16|
|25.||home||50 percent will work from home in some form||Paragraph F, Lines 18|
|26.||factors||organisational managers and decision-makers, the factors which trigger organisational change.||Paragraph G, Last 2 lines|
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