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1.  Which of the following requires employers to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for family emergencies? A) Equal Pay Act of 1963 B) Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 C) Age Discrimination in Employment Act D) Fair Labor Standards Act E) National Labor Relations Act
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2.  If Disney wants to focus on the marketing strength of its theme parks, it will use ____. A) liquidity ratios B) balance sheet ratios C) return on investment D) operating ratios E) debt ratios
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3.  At Wal-Mart, 70% of merchandise is rung up at the cash register before the company even pays for it. This is an example of A) just-in-time inventory. B) benchmarking. C) management by objective. D) quality circles. E) computer-assisted manufacturing.
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4.  Eleanor has to create an invention for her fourth grade science project. She runs into the kitchen shouting "I've got it." She is experiencing which stage of the creative process? A) Preparation B) Incubation C) Insight D) Verification E) Cognitive dissonance
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5.  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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6.  The starting point for all job design activities is determining the level of desired job A) specialization. B) rotation. C) enlargement. D) enrichment. E) characteristics approach.
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7.  Intel produces microprocessors. Intel is in which industry? A) service B) manufacturing C) outsourcing D) ISO 9000 E) SQC
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8.  ____ control is characterized by ____ rules and a(n) ____ structural arrangement. A) Decentralized; formal; organic B) Decentralized; informal; organic C) Bureaucratic; informal; mechanistic D) Bureaucratic; formal; organic E) None of these.
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9.  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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10.  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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11.  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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12.  When General Mills entered the yogurt market by buying Yoplait, it stated that it wanted to achieve sales of $50 million in five years. It was A) attempting to control its external environment. B) attempting to be timely with its controls. C) integrating planning with control. D) relying on bureaucratic controls. E) None of these.
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13.  Which of the following is an example of a company that has identified a new market? A) Lonnie Johnson develops the Super Soaker, the world's most successful water gun. B) Low-dose Bayer aspirin introduced into the Chinese market. C) Coca-Cola introduces another low calorie soft drink. D) Kroger supermarkets add a new line of cosmetics for teens to its shelves. E) Purina introduces a new package design for its dog food.
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14.  ____ 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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15.  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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16.  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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17.  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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18.  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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19.  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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20.  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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21.  A waitress who checks on you after you have tasted the food, but before the bill, is part of a A) screening control. B) preliminary control. C) postaction control. D) human resources control. E) financial resources control.
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22.  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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23.  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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24.  The US Commerce Department has limited the amount of textiles that can be imported from China. This is an example of a(n) A) quota. B) strategic alliance. C) joint venture. D) franchise agreement. E) export restraint agreement.
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25.  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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26.  The University of Michigan develops a budget that shows its projected income from sources such as the state of Michigan, tuition and fees, alumni contributions, and research grants. This is an example of a(n) ____ budget. A) operations B) capital expenditures C) nonmonetary D) output E) revenue
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27.  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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28.  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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29.  Standards used in organizational control are most like A) policies. B) strategies. C) goals. D) rules. E) standing plans.
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30.  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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31.  Which of the following is a strategic challenge that faces a small business? A) Emphasizing distinctive competencies B) Writing a business plan C) Finding a niche market D) Raising capital E) All of these.
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32.  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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33.  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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34.  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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35.  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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36.  The report issued about the space shuttle Columbia disaster showed a culture at NASA that did not listen when small safety issues were raised. Each issue by itself might not have caused the disaster. However, this example illustrates A) organizational complexity. B) how changing conditions are influenced by innovation. C) why control is necessary to reduce the accumulation of errors. D) how control helps organizations respond to changing standards. E) how organizations cope with multiple control standards.
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37.  The standards of behavior that a group accepts for its members are called A) norms. B) roles. C) rules. D) customs. E) values.
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38.  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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39.  According to the text, the major problem associated with total factor productivity is that A) the data are too hard to obtain. B) all ingredients must be expressed in the same terms. C) it clearly tells the manager what to do to correct a problem. D) it is not compatible with standard accounting procedures. E) it is nothing more than a cost-benefit analysis.
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40.  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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