Which of the following statements is false?

(A) A clan culture is the diagonal opposite of a market culture

(B) A market culture is externally oriented and focused on stability and control

(C) A hierarchy culture is generally inferior to the other culture types because it is closely associated with bureaucracy

(D) An adhocracy culture is the diagonal opposite of a hierarchy culture

Explanation

A hierarchy culture is not inferior to the other culture types because it is closely associated with bureaucracy. Instead, a hierarchical culture is based on Structure, Control, Coordination, Efficiency, and Stability.

Conclusion

This question is a part of the Recall: Organisational culture exercise from the Organisational design: Know your organisation course. You can check out all the answers to this exam in our Organisational design: Know your organisation Quiz Answers page.

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