Midterm - Management 1

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This is the midterm exam of Management 1.

  
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1.  Plans that describe the exact series of actions to be taken in a given situation.
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2.  This is a movement from one position to another which has less pay or responsibility attached to it.
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3.  This is a test that is used to measure a person's current knowledge of the subject.
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4.  ______ refers to message flows from persons in lover level positions to persons in higher level potisions.
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5.  ______ refers to attracting qualified persons to apply for vacant positions in the company so that those who are best suited to serve the company may be selected.
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6.  This refers to the movement by a person into a position of higher pay and greater responsibilities and which is given as a reward for competence and ambition.
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7.  Is a type of communication that are transmitted through hearing or sight.
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8.  In _______, the employee is provided with the necessary information about the company.
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9.  This is a document that summarizes the current financial situation of the firm, analyzes financial needs, and recommends a direction for financial activities.
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10.  ______ is a single-use plan that is usually more limited in scope than a program and is sometimes prepared to support a program.
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11.  ________ is a management function which relates to the structuring of resources and activities to accomplish objectives in an efficient and effective manner.
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12.  ____ is the process of sharing information through verbal and non-verbal means, including words, messages, and body movements.
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13.  Which of the following is a concern for the top level management?
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14.  A _______ is a short-term action by management to adjust to negative or external influences and are implemented in support of the firm's strategies.
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15.  _____ are hindrances to effective communication asiring from the communicator's characteristics as a person including emotions, calues poor listening habits, sex, age, etc.
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16.  The degree to which tasks are divided in the organization is referred to as _______.
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17.  The first task of the manager is to provide a sense of direction to his firm, division or to this unit.  this panning proces is referred to as ___________.
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18.  Plans that are inteded to cover a period of less than a year.
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19.  This is a written document or blueprint for implementing and controlling an organization's marketing activities related to a particular marketing strategy.
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20.  _________ is the process of determining how specific tasks can be best accomplished on time with availble resources.
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21.  Plans covering a time span of more than a year.
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22.  ___________ refers to the strategic statements that identify why an organization exists.
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23.  The __________ provides written descriptions of authority relationships, details the functions of major organizational units and describes job procedures.
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24.  This test is used to measure personality traits as dominance, sociability and conformity.
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25.  The _________ is the structure that details lines of responsibility, authority and position.
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26.  The ______ is a combination of divisional units and functional departments located at corporate headquarters.
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27.  Why effective staffing is important?
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28.  In ______, the new employee is introduced to the immediate working environment and co-workers.
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29.  Which of the following is an advantage of grouping jobs?
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30.  ________ may be defined as selecting the best course of action in anticipation of future trends so that the desired result may be achieved.
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31.  ______ are useful resources of information regarding company policy, procedures and organization.
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32.  The ways chosen to realize the goals are called ________ and these will be the cponcern of top management.
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33.  Is a type of training program for non-managers where the trainee will undergo a combination of on the job traiing and experiences with classroom instruction in particular subjects are provided.
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34.  When particular sets of strategies or tactics have been devised , the manger will then determine the human and non-human resources required by such strategies or tactics.  This planning process is referred to as _______.
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35.  Is a type of training program for non-managers where the trainee is placed in an actual work situation under the direction of his immediate supervisor, who acts as the trainer.
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36.  This type of organizational design in which employees are grouped together in separate departments on the basis of common tasks, skills or activities.
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37.  A diagram of the organization's official positions and formal lines of authority.
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38.  The most important step in effective communication is _________ where new ideas arises.
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39.  An organization with a _________ design is one that implements functional and divisional structures simultaneously in each department.
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40.  This is a written document that states the quantity of output a company must produce in broad terms and by product family.
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41.  ________ is the measurement of the emplyee performance.
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42.  This test is used to measure a person's interest in varoius fields of work.
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43.  _____ is a plan which sets forth the projected expenditures for a certain activity and explains where the requried funds will come from.
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44.  ______ may be defined as the mangement function that determines human resource needs, recruits, selects, trains and develops human resource for jobs created by an organization.
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45.  Is a type of phychological test that is used to measure a peson's capacity or potential ability to learn.
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46.  ______ is another consideration in designing the organizational structure that refers to the number of subordinates reporting to a single supervisor.
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47.  ______ refers to the flow of message from higer levels of authority to lower levels.
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48.  This is a movement of a person to a different  job at  the same or similar level of responsibility  in the organization.
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49.  The very loud sound produced by a passing jet temporarily drowns out the voice of a guest delivering a speech resulting to unclear message. What type of communication barrier is this?
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50.  This is a planning process where norms are defined to measure the performance. 
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51.  ______ is either a voluntary or involuntary termination  of an emplyees' services.
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52.  Tell what type of Communication Function are applied in the following: The president sent a letter of congratulations to an employee that just reach his sales quota for a 2nd month in a row.
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53.  What are the two categories of verbal communication?
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54.  These are statements that either require or forbid a certain action.
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55.  __________ refers to the process of determining the contributions that subunits can make with allocated resources.
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56.  ______ is the study of meaning as ex[ressed in symbols, words, pictures or actions that suggest  certain meanings.
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57.  A _______ is the means by which the organization will attain ots pbjective and goals.
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58.  This type of organizational design where all activities needed to produce a good or service are grouped together into an independent unit.
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59.  Is a type of training program for non-managers where the trainee is placed in a situation almost exactly the same as the workplace where machines, mateials and time constraints are present.
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60.  __________ provides a methodical way of achieving desired results and is a useful guide in implementation of activities.
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61.  Broad guidelines that aid managers at every level in making decisions about recurring situations or functions.
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62.  ______ may be defined as an interference with the  reception of a messagte that occurs when the message is miunderstood even though it is received exactly as transmitted.
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63.  When giving instructions or providing information about policies and procedures or to give feedback about performance, What technique of communication is applied?
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64.  _____ is a single use plan designed to coordinate a large set of activities.
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65.  _______ refers to the grouping of jobs based on criteria that managers believe help n the coordination and control of activities.
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66.  A new business unit will be organized to deal with the buying and selling of construction materials and supplies.  The amount of P50 million shall be set aside to finance the activity.  Qualified persons shall be recruited for the purpose.  What type of resources are needed in this situation?
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67.  ________ refers to the process of determining the major goals of the organization and the policies and strategies for obtaining and using resources to achieve those goals.
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68.  _______ refers to messages sent to individuals or groups from another of the same organizational level or position.
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69.  _______ refers to the learning that is provided inorder to improve performance on the present job.
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70.  _______ may be defined as a quantitative or qualitative measuring device designed to help monitor the performance of people, capital goods or processes.
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71.  The _______ describes personnel activities and company policies.
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72.  _______ refers to the linking of activities in the organization that serve to achive a common goal or objective.
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73.  This are given to employees whose performance is at par or above standard requirements.
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74.  Operational planning is a concern that should be addresed by the midde level management.
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75.  A company created a Policy Manual for all its employees.  What type of communication function is this?
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76.  This is a document that indicates the human resources needs of a company detailed in terms of quantity and quality and based on the requirements of the comapny's strategic plan.
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77.  Operational planning is a concern that should be addressed by the top level management,
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78.  _____ are appropriate when directives are complex and precise actions are required.
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79.  This step in the planning process is the devising of some means to realize or reach goals.
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80.  If managing an organization is to be pursued vigorously, ______ will be an important and necessary activity.
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