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1.  What was Henri Fayol attempting to do when he developed his principles of management? A) Provide managers with an exhaustive list of management principles that were not to be violated B) Develop the foundation for contemporary organization theory C) Specify four basic functions in which managers should engage D) Systematize the practice of management by giving managers guidelines he had found useful E) Propose a theory about subordinates' acceptance of authority
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2.  An assembly operation includes four different jobs. Bob spends three weeks on each of these jobs and then starts the cycle over again with the first job of the operation. This is an example of job A) specialization. B) rotation. C) enlargement. D) enrichment. E) delegation.
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3.  One way managers can improve the effectiveness of the control system is to A) change the performance standards. B) control as many things in the organization as possible. C) computerize the system. D) integrate control with planning. E) correct all deviations from standards.
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4.  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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5.  At the opposite ends of the single continuum used by the Michigan studies are the leader's ____ and ____. A) initiating-structure behavior; consideration behavior B) job-centered leader behavior; employee-centered leader behavior C) concern for production; concern for people D) task-oriented behavior; relationship-oriented behavior E) None of these.
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6.  Which of the following is NOT a strategy for managing diversity? A) Organizational policies B) Diversity training C) Selective recruitment D) Supportive organization culture E) Organizational practices
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7.  International firms, which use a ____ strategic control system keep ____ decision-making power in their headquarters, while firms that use a ____ strategic control system give ____ decision-making power to each local facility. A) decentralized; more; centralized; more B) decentralized; less; centralized; less C) centralized; less; decentralized; less D) centralized; more; decentralized; more E) None of these.
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8.  Leading involves each of the following EXCEPT A) understanding individual and interpersonal processes. B) motivating and influencing others. C) technical understanding and control. D) interpersonal relations and communication. E) managing work groups and teams.
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9.  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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10.  One advantage of group decision making is A) groupthink. B) compromise. C) diversity of members' backgrounds. D) lowered cost of decision making. E) ability of a strong individual to direct the group.
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11.  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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12.  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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13.  The top managers of a company are most likely to need ____ skills. A) technical B) interpersonal C) conceptual D) diagnostic E) analytic
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14.  The International Organization for Standardization requires firms to document the impact of operations on the environment. The standards are called ISO A) 9000. B) 2000. C) 9000: 2000. D) 14000. E) None of these.
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15.  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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16.  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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17.  Lynne is responsible for training in a South Brunswick School District. Her job requirements are not associated with any particular management specialty. Lynne is working in what functional area? A) Operations B) Finance C) Production D) Marketing E) Administration
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18.  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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19.  Which of the following pieces of advice is likely to lead to entrepreneurial success, according to your text? A) Be flexible in order to take advantage of changing opportunities. B) Work for someone else in your desired field before starting your own business, in order to gain experience and skills. C) Make the new venture your full-time job and devote significant amounts of time to hands-on management. D) Have enough money to operate for at least six months to one year without any profit. E) All of these.
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20.  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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21.  Herbert Simon noted that managers generally fail to make rational decisions because they are limited by their own values, skills, habits, and unconscious reflexes as well as by incomplete information. What name did Simon give this phenomenon? A) Satisficing B) Bounded rationality C) Brainstorming D) Rational decision making E) Decision framing
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22.  Wine produced in California and sold in France is an example of A) importing/exporting. B) licensing. C) a joint venture/strategic alliance. D) direct investment. E) global outsourcing.
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23.  For a company such as Johnson & Johnson that makes personal care products, medications, and medical supplies, which of the following would be considered as customers? A) Hospitals B) Pharmacies C) Families D) Doctors E) All of these.
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24.  ____ is the process of managing operations control, resource acquisition and purchasing, and inventory to improve overall efficiency and effectiveness. A) Supply-chain management B) Resource management C) Inventory management D) Quality control E) Productivity control
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25.  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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26.  All of the following are steps in human resource planning EXCEPT A) job analysis. B) job evaluation. C) forecasting human resource supply. D) forecasting human resource demand. E) replacement chart.
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27.  Tom is taking art classes because he thinks they will help him be more creative at work. He is experiencing which stage of the creative process? A) Insight B) Incubation C) Preparation D) Verification E) Cognitive dissonance
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28.  Which of the eight dimensions of quality refers to a measure of product life? A) Reliability B) Durability C) Serviceability D) Features E) Perceived quality
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29.  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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30.  Intel produces microprocessors. Intel is in which industry? A) service B) manufacturing C) outsourcing D) ISO 9000 E) SQC
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31.  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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32.  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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33.  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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34.  Which of the following is NOT a recommended method for controlling conflict? A) Changing established standards B) Making more resources available C) Maintaining superordinate goals D) Enhancing coordination E) Managing interpersonal dynamics
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35.  Which of the following best describes "crossovers from big business," a term your text uses to describe an important trend in business start-ups? A) Small businesses capitalize on innovations developed at large businesses. B) Workers leave employment at big corporations to found their own businesses. C) Small businesses contribute significantly to the operation of large businesses. D) Small businesses receive financial capital from large businesses. E) None of these.
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36.  A department store provides utility for customers because it makes it easy for them to purchase what they want in one place. This is an example of ____ utility. A) time B) statistical C) form D) quality E) All of these.
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37.  Amazon, maker of Kindle, could choose a touch screen which increases glare or non-touch screen for better viewing. They were in which step of the rational decision making model? A) Develop a set of rational alternatives B) Evaluate the possible alternatives C) Consult with other decision-makers D) Recognize and define the decision situation E) Evaluate decision effectiveness
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38.  A crystal manufacturer has found a way to improve the management of its inventory of lead, which is part of its ____ inventory. A) finished-goods B) work-in-process C) raw materials D) in-transit E) just-in-time
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39.  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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40.  Which of the following leadership models is a direct extension of the expectancy theory of motivation? A) Vroom's decision tree approach B) Fiedler's contingency C) Vertical-dyad linkage D) Path-goal E) Substitutes for leadership
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