Read chapters 8 and 9 from the textbook before answering the questions below.
Chapter 8: Organizational structure, culture, and change
1. Over the years, large business organizations have steadily reduced the number of layers in the organization structure. What purpose has this profound change in structure served?
2. Many career counselors believe that you are more likely to succeed in an organization in which you fit the culture. How could you determine before joining an organization whether you fit its culture?
Chapter 9: Human Resource and Talent Management
3. Why should a manager who does not work in the human resources department be familiar with the various aspects of talent management?
4. What have you learned about the talent management that you might apply to your own job search?
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