Which statement is false?

(A) One of the key limitations of organisational structure is that just because you re-draw the boxes on an org chart does not necessarily mean that people’s behaviours change to fit

(B) One of the key difficulties with deciding on an organisation structure is that it involves trade-off decisions that are inevitable

(C) Organisation structure is the most effective lever for ensuring that the organisation is aligned with the required key capabilities

(D) Organisational structure decisions often become politicised, which makes it more difficult to implement the most effective one

Explanation

Organisational structure is not the most effective lever for ensuring that the organisation is aligned with the required key capabilities. Instead, Organisational Alignment can be considered as the most effective lever for ensuring that an organisation is aligned with the key capabilities required for the business strategy.

Conclusion

This question is a part of the Recall organisational structure 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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