1. Define “organizational environment.” Would the task environment of a new Internet-based company be the same as that of a large government agency? Please explain.
2. How do you think planning in today’s organizations compares to planning 25 years ago? Do you think planning becomes more important or less important in a world where everything is changing fast and crises are part of organizational life? Why?
3. Why do organizations become involved with interorganizational relationships/strategic partnerships? Do these relationships affect an organization’s dependency? Performance? Could you please explain.