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Management Final Exam Practice

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Management Final Exam Practice
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1.  A force-field analysis identifies A) management potential in existing employees. B) differing perceptions among future employees. C) differing perceptions among managers regarding structural change. D) factors that facilitate and hinder organization change. E) the appropriate span of management for an organization.
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2.  The extent to which others in the same situation behave in the same way is known as A) consistency. B) consensus. C) distinctiveness. D) stress. E) cognitive dissonance.
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3.  The GE business screen is an expansion of the ideas from A) the product life cycle. B) the industry attractiveness matrix. C) the generic strategy approach. D) Porter's competitive strategies. E) the BCG matrix.
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4.  Which of the following is a discussion process between union and management that focuses on agreeing to a written contract that will cover all relevant aspects of their relationship? A) Labor relations B) Collective bargaining C) The grievance procedure D) Certification E) Arbitration
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5.  As the product being produced becomes more complex, which of the following types of operations controls would logically become more important? A) Postaction B) Structural C) Screening D) Preliminary E) Financial
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6.  An organization where power and control are kept at the top levels of management is A) specialized. B) centralized. C) decentralized. D) departmentalized. E) None of these.
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7.  OpenSkies flies only between Washington Dulles and Paris or Newark Liberty and Paris. It offers all-business-class service with 12 seats that lie flat or 72 that recline 140 degrees. The reclining seats are an example of A) features. B) aesthetics. C) reliability. D) durability. E) serviceability.
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8.  Agreeableness is similar to the EQ dimension A) self-awareness. B) managing emotions. C) motivating oneself. D) empathy. E) social skill.
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9.  Bonnie is taking a trip to Hawaii. She made her reservations online and is using self check-in at the airport. This is an example of A) advancement in service technology. B) advancement in manufacturing technology. C) computer-aided manufacturing. D) computer aided design. E) computer-assisted technology.
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10.  During the recession shipping, air cargo, and trucking companies scaled back. When the economy picked back up there were transportation delays everywhere. Companies needed A) standard operating procedures. B) contingency plans. C) regulations. D) rules. E) standing plans.
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11.  In systems theory, the raw materials, human resources, and financial resources of an organization are examples of A) inputs. B) feedback loops. C) transformation processes. D) outputs. E) sources of error.
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12.  Gore Associates has separate plants for making camping gear, uniforms, and dental floss. It uses ____ departmentalization. A) functional B) product C) divisional D) customer E) specialization
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13.  As Josette listens, the interviewer talks about the company's retirement plan, life insurance, and concierge service. The interviewer is discussing A) the wage-benefit package. B) compensation. C) perquisites. D) benefits. E) wages.
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14.  The techniques chefs use to transform ingredients into meals is the TQM dimension A) employee involvement. B) strategic commitment. C) technology. D) materials. E) methods.
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15.  Mason works at a textile mill. Last week he worked 45 hours. According to the ____, he should receive overtime for the time he worked in addition to his regular 40-hour shift. A) National Labor Relations Act (Wagner Act) B) Labor Management Relations Act (Taft-Hartley Act) C) National Labor Relations Board D) Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) E) Fair Labor Standards Act
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16.  Standards used in organizational control are most like A) policies. B) strategies. C) goals. D) rules. E) standing plans.
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17.  Which of the following represents an economic community? A) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) B) North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) C) United Nations (UN) D) International Monetary Fund (IMF) E) All of these.
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18.  At a regional manufacturing facility, the quality control people sample 10 percent of the finished products to check for adherence to quality standards. This is an example of A) benchmarking. B) acceptance sampling. C) in-process sampling. D) conformance sampling. E) None of these.
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19.  Monica is the class clown. Monica is likely to be the A) formal leader. B) informal leader. C) task specialist. D) maintenance specialist. E) hero.
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20.  Which of the following is NOT one of the constraints with which a purchasing agent must deal? A) Inventory levels and delivery dates B) Supplier reliability C) Integrating purchasing with production D) Getting the best possible discounts and terms E) The quality of what is being purchased
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21.  Which of the following is an example of an owner of a business? A) Individual investors who buy stock in that business B) Partners C) People who have legal property rights to that business D) Individuals who finance and start up a new business E) All of these.
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22.  Annika is talented, motivated, professional, and loyal. These are examples of her A) inducements. B) intangibles. C) psychological contracts. D) contributions. E) competencies.
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23.  Tim knows he deserves a raise. He talks with HR about his outstanding performance. HR describes what a bad year the company is having and that there is no money for raises. Tim's raise failed the test for ____. A) consequences B) bounded rationality C) satisficing D) escalation of commitment E) feasibility
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24.  Maintaining the optimal amount of inventory is part of ____ control. A) physical B) human C) information D) financial E) quality
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25.  When Sikorsky and Boeing agreed to produce a new helicopter for the Department of Defense, it was an example of A) licensing. B) a strategic alliance. C) exporting. D) importing. E) maquiladoras.
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26.  Wal-Mart distribution works closely with sales inventory to move product where it is selling. During unseasonably warm weather fans move from cooler areas to warmer ones and jackets may be sent the other direction. This is an example of which type of interdependence? A) Pooled B) Complex C) Reciprocal D) Sequential E) Multiple
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27.  Johnson & Johnson does not require its various divisions to report in frequently. It believes in letting each manager have the authority to respond quickly to environmental changes. These changes do not have to be approved by Johnson & Johnson before they are implemented. Johnson & Johnson has ____ strategic control. A) bureaucratic B) inappropriate C) decentralized D) formalized E) inflexible
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28.  According to Maslow, the need that people have for respect and recognition is the need for A) achievement. B) security. C) self-respect. D) belongingness. E) esteem.
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29.  Emilio says, "Employees and situations are unique. Sometimes I get good results by trying one approach, sometimes I decide to do something completely different." Emilio is using which of the following? A) Systems theory B) Administrative management C) Indecisive management D) Theory X E) The contingency perspective
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30.  Luke is only 5'3" tall. When he meets with people, he prefers to sit in chairs rather than stand. This is an example of A) body language. B) inflection and tone. C) facial expression. D) images. E) setting.
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31.  Which of these is a correct comparison of large and small businesses? A) Big businesses create more new jobs than small businesses. B) Big businesses are less efficient at producing and delivering specialty products than small businesses. C) Small businesses show consistently lower profit margins than big businesses. D) Big businesses outnumber small businesses by a wide margin. E) Small business formations are on the decline, but the rate for big businesses is increasing.
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32.  For a major project for his employer, Jason wants to choose the management consulting team that will give his employer the best outcome. Which decision criteria should Jason use to maximize effectiveness? A) He should choose the team with the lowest expenses. B) He should choose the team that can complete the project the quickest. C) He should choose the team that has the most knowledge and experience. D) Can't decide¾None of these criteria are likely to lead to effectiveness. E) Can't decide¾Jason needs to know which criteria are most important to his employer.
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33.  Using the BCG matrix, SBUs are classified on the basis of A) market growth rate and cash generation potential. B) market share and market growth rate. C) competitive advantage and financial strength. D) a strategic business unit and product life cycle. E) None of these.
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34.  Cheri and Aaron both wanted to work part-time, and they found a lawyer who was willing to split one full-time paralegal job between the two of them so that Cheri works mornings and Aaron works afternoons. This arrangement is known as A) flextime. B) participation. C) OB Mod. D) job sharing. E) reinforcement
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35.  Suzanne is organizing a 5K race for the Helene Cody Foundation. All the workers are volunteers. Suzanne has limited ____ power because volunteers have a tendency to quit if they do not like something. A) expert B) legitimate C) referent D) reward E) coercive
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36.  Sweden's Hexagon acquired Intergraph. Hexagon is attempting to produce more with the two subsystems working together than they would alone. This is an example of A) entropy. B) feedback loops. C) transformation processes. D) inputs. E) synergy.
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37.  Andrea has a PhD in organizational psychology and fifteen years consulting experience. Her primary power is A) legitimate. B) technological. C) expert. D) referent. E) coercive.
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38.  According to the text, if you have a personal, nonroutine, or brief message to convey, the best form of interpersonal communication is probably A) oral. B) written. C) lateral. D) informal. E) downward.
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39.  Investors were worried about the stock market when unemployment was 10%, companies were slow to invest, and government debt was still increasing. These are aspects of which environment? A) Legal B) Sociocultural C) Technological D) Political E) Economic
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40.  Organizations make the decision to have a centralized or decentralized international control system when they are addressing issues of ____ control. A) operational B) strategic C) financial D) bureaucratic E) None of these.
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