Management - Bus125 - Mid Term

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  • 1. 
    __________ is the process of deciding the best way to use an organization's resources to produce goods or provide services. 
    • A. 

      Management

    • B. 

      Human resources

    • C. 

      Accounting

    • D. 

      Marketing


  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes management? 
    • A. 

      It is easy to do well

    • B. 

      Management always occurs in a stable environment

    • C. 

      An organization can be quite successful even without good management

    • D. 

      Managers must make good decisions and communicate well with people


  • 3. 
    The highest level of management is known as __________ management. 
    • A. 

      Senior

    • B. 

      Supervisory

    • C. 

      Middle

    • D. 

      Basic


  • 4. 
    __________ managers make sure that the day-to-day operations of the organization run smoothly. 
    • A. 

      Senior

    • B. 

      Supervisory

    • C. 

      Middle

    • D. 

      Basic


  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a task of management? 
    • A. 

      Organizing

    • B. 

      Staffing

    • C. 

      Leading

    • D. 

      All of the above are tasks of management


  • 6. 
    __________ requires a manager to analyze accounting records and to make changes if financial standards are not being met. 
    • A. 

      Organizing

    • B. 

      Staffing

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Leading


  • 7. 
    As a manager, which of the following activities should you do? 
    • A. 

      Hang out with your employees as "one of the gang"

    • B. 

      Put yourself before your employees

    • C. 

      Treat your employees fairly – don't play favorites

    • D. 

      Ask others to do something that you wouldn't do


  • 8. 
    The application of standards of moral behavior to business situations is referred to as ____________. 
    • A. 

      Moral opportunism

    • B. 

      Altruism

    • C. 

      Moral idealism

    • D. 

      Business ethics


  • 9. 
    Taylor referred to the tendency to restrict output on the part of many workers as ________. 
    • A. 

      Collaboration

    • B. 

      Soldiering

    • C. 

      Featherbedding

    • D. 

      Stonewalling


  • 10. 
    The first lady of management was ___________. 
    • A. 

      Antoinette Fayol

    • B. 

      Mary Follett

    • C. 

      Lillian Gilbreth

    • D. 

      Rose Taylor


  • 11. 
    __________ suggests that managers are likely authoritative and controlling. 
    • A. 

      Theory A

    • B. 

      Theory B

    • C. 

      Theory Y

    • D. 

      Theory X


  • 12. 
    __________ suggests that managers are likely democratic and participative.
    • A. 

      Theory A

    • B. 

      Theory B

    • C. 

      Theory Y

    • D. 

      Theory X


  • 13. 
    __________ is the act of exchanging information. 
    • A. 

      Communication

    • B. 

      Rehabilitiation

    • C. 

      Demonstration

    • D. 

      Formulation


  • 14. 
    __________ deals with the mental and sensory processes an individual uses in interpreting information she or he receives. 
    • A. 

      Perception

    • B. 

      Communication

    • C. 

      Realization

    • D. 

      Anticipation


  • 15. 
    In order to communicate managers must _________. 
    • A. 

      Identify the audience

    • B. 

      Develop good listening skills

    • C. 

      Understand the importance of nonverbal communication

    • D. 

      Do all of the above


  • 16. 
    Managers spend as much as __________ of their time communicating. 
    • A. 

      One fifth

    • B. 

      One half

    • C. 

      Minimal

    • D. 

      Three-quarters


  • 17. 
    The decision process includes ____________. 
    • A. 

      Intelligence

    • B. 

      Persuasion

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Assimilation


  • 18. 
    The __________ stage of the decision process involves inventing, developing, and analyzing possible courses of action.
    • A. 

      Intelligence

    • B. 

      Design

    • C. 

      Choice

    • D. 

      Persuasion


  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a major phase of the strategic management process?
    • A. 

      Evaluation phase

    • B. 

      Conceptual phase

    • C. 

      Risk-averting phase

    • D. 

      Collaborative phase


  • 20. 
    Planning is the process of deciding which objective to pursue during a future time period and how to achieve those objectives.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 21. 
    The three primary levels of strategy are corporate, business, and __________.
    • A. 

      Functional

    • B. 

      Grand

    • C. 

      Growth

    • D. 

      Retentional


  • 22. 
    Growth strategies are used when the organization is satisfied with its present course.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 23. 
    SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 24. 
    As a manager you are expected to be the boss and do whatever you want.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 25. 
    Theory Q combines the American emphasis on individual responsibility with the Japanese emphasis on collective decision-making, slow evaluation and promotion, and holistic concern for employees.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


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