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 involved 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 operations.
The statements above most strongly support which one of the following?
(A) In large institutions whose divisions do not function autonomously, planning is not maximally realistic.
(B) Innovation is not always encouraged in large centralized institutions.
(C) For large institutions the advantages of decentralization outweigh its disadvantages.
(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.
Source: Manhattan Prep
Decentralization enables divisions of a large institution to function autonomously. This always permits more realistic
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