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PT-45-4-18
« on: May 12, 2010, 05:38:27 PM »
Decentralization enables divisions of a large institution to function autonomously. This always permits more realistic planning and strongly encourages innovation, since the people responsible for decision making are directly invovled in implementing the policies they design. Decentralization also permits the central administration to focus on institution wide issues without being overwhelmed by the details of daily operation.

Q: The statements above most strongly support which one of the following?

A In large institutions whose divisions don't function autonomously, planning is not maximally realistic.
D The central administrations of large institutions are usually partially responsible for most of the details of daily operations.
E The people directly involved in implementing policies are always able to make innovative and realistic policy decisions.

Answer is A, anything wrong with D and E?

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Re: PT-45-4-18
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 11:32:37 PM »

D The central administrations of large institutions are usually partially responsible for most of the details of daily operations.
E The people directly involved in implementing policies are always able to make innovative and realistic policy decisions.

Answer is A, anything wrong with D and E?

thanks a lot!

The underlined words in the two choices make them too strong for this particular question.

(D) while it is supported that central administrations are involved in the details of operation, the degree of involvement isn't delineated
(E) although decentralization permits and encourages these two things, that doesn't mean the people in charge are always able to make such decisions

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Re: PT-45-4-18
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2010, 01:44:41 PM »
Thank you so much!