An Introduction To Management Quiz!

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An Introduction To Management Quiz!

An Introduction to Management Quiz! You will have a maximum of one hour to complete the quiz. This assessment is worth 20 points. You must receive a score of 70% or higher to consider yourself above average in terms of understanding and knowledge of the covered topics. You may take the quiz as many times as you want. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the types of managers associated with specific areas within the organization? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Marketing managers

    • B. 

      Financial managers

    • C. 

      Operations managers

    • D. 

      Human resource managers

    • E. 

      Administrative managers

    • F. 

      Top managers

    • G. 

      Middle managers

    • H. 

      First-line managers

  • 2. 
    Setting the organization’s goals and deciding how best to achieve those goals is defined as:
    • A. 

      Organizing

    • B. 

      Planning and decision making

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Leading

  • 3. 
    Determining how best to group activities and resources is defined as:
    • A. 

      Organizing

    • B. 

      Planning and decision making

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Leading

  • 4. 
    Monitoring and correcting ongoing activities that facilitate goal attainment is defined as:
    • A. 

      Organizing

    • B. 

      Planning and decision making

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Leading

  • 5. 
    Motivating members of the organization to work in the best interests of the organization is defined as:
    • A. 

      Organizing

    • B. 

      Planning and decision making

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Leading

  • 6. 
                       skills are necessary to accomplish or understand the specific kind of work done in an organization.
    • A. 

      Technical

    • B. 

      Interpersonal

    • C. 

      Conceptual

    • D. 

      Decision-making

    • E. 

      Time management

  • 7. 
                     skills depend on the manager's ability to think in the abstract.
    • A. 

      Technical

    • B. 

      Interpersonal

    • C. 

      Conceptual

    • D. 

      Decision-making

    • E. 

      Time management

  • 8. 
                     skills refer to the manager's ability to prioritize work, to work efficiently, and to delegate appropriately.
    • A. 

      Technical

    • B. 

      Interpersonal

    • C. 

      Conceptual

    • D. 

      Decision-making

    • E. 

      Time management

  • 9. 
    What are the major branches of the classical management perspective? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Scientific management

    • B. 

      Behavioral management

    • C. 

      Administrative management

    • D. 

      Quantitative management

    • E. 

      Contingency management

  • 10. 
    The behavioral management perspective:
    • A. 

      Proposes that workers respond primarily to the social context of the workplace.

    • B. 

      Is concerned with improving the performance of individual workers.

    • C. 

      Focuses on managing the organization as a whole.

    • D. 

      Is a framework for organizing knowledge and providing a blue print for action.

    • E. 

      Emphasizes individual attitudes and behaviors and group processes.

  • 11. 
    Scientific management was concerned with improving efficiency and work methods for individual workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Scientific management was concerned with how organizations should be structured to ensure efficient operations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The quantitative management perspective:
    • A. 

      Proposes that workers respond primarily to the social context of the workplace.

    • B. 

      Focuses on managing the organization as a whole.

    • C. 

      Is everything outside an organization's boundaries that might affect it.

    • D. 

      Focuses on decision making, cost effectiveness, mathematical models, and the use of computers.

    • E. 

      Emphasizes individual attitudes and behaviors and group processes.

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