Dvuo Mgmt303 Principles Of Management, Chapter 1 Quiz

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Principles of Management, DVUO MGMT303 covering Chapter1 of the Griffin text


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  • 1. 
    A(n) ______________ is group of people working together in a structered and coordinated fashion to achieve a set of goals
    • A. 

      Company

    • B. 

      Organization

    • C. 

      Party

    • D. 

      Committee

    • E. 

      Business

  • 2. 
    _______________ is a set of activities directed at an organization's resources, with the aim of achieving organizational goals in an efficient and effective manner.
    • A. 

      Leading

    • B. 

      Organizing

    • C. 

      Decision making

    • D. 

      Management

    • E. 

      Controlling

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following is not an example on an organization:
    • A. 

      Iowa State University

    • B. 

      Municipal Employees

    • C. 

      New York City

    • D. 

      Royal Dutch/Shell Group

    • E. 

      Susan's Corner Grocery Store

  • 4. 
     Which one of the following is not an example of human resources
    • A. 

      Faculty

    • B. 

      Bookkeeper

    • C. 

      Police Officers

    • D. 

      Corporate executives

    • E. 

      They are all human resources

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following is not one of the four categories of resources used by an organization.
    • A. 

      Information Resources

    • B. 

      Human Resources

    • C. 

      Physical Resources

    • D. 

      Financial Resources

    • E. 

      Intellectual Resources

  • 6. 
    By __________, we mean using resources wisely and in a cost-effective way.
  • 7. 
    By _______________, we mean making the right decisions tand successfully iplementing them.
  • 8. 
    A ___________ is someone whose primary responsibility is to carry out the management process.
  • 9. 
    In its simplest form, ______________ means setting an organization's goals and deciding how best to achieve them.
  • 10. 
    _____________, a part of the planning process, involves selecting a course of action from a set of alternatives.
  • 11. 
    ____________ ivolves the determining how activities and resources are to be grouped.
  • 12. 
    Which of the following are the four basic activities involved in management (check all that apply):
    • A. 

      Decision Making

    • B. 

      Leading

    • C. 

      Organizing

    • D. 

      Controlling

    • E. 

      Planning

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following is not a level of management:
    • A. 

      First-line managers

    • B. 

      Low-level managers

    • C. 

      Top managers

    • D. 

      Middle managers

  • 14. 
    __________ managers make up the relatively small group of executives who manage the overall organization.
  • 15. 
    __________ managers probably make up the largest group of managers in most organizations.
  • 16. 
  • 17. 
    Store managers who oversee day-to-day operations of their respective stores, hire operating employees to staff them, and handle routine administrative duties would be an example of what level of manager?
    • A. 

      Top manager

    • B. 

      Middle manager

    • C. 

      First-line manager

    • D. 

      Low-level manager

  • 18. 
    A manager that creates an organization's goals, overall strategy, and operating policies would be performing what level of management?
    • A. 

      Top management

    • B. 

      Middle management

    • C. 

      First-line management

    • D. 

      Low-level management

  • 19. 
    A __________ manager is responsible for implementing the policies and plans developed by top managers and for supervising and coordinating the activities of lower-level managers.
    • A. 

      Top

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      First-line

    • D. 

      Low-level

  • 20. 
    A ______________ manager works to get consumers and clients to buy the organization's products or seervices.
  • 21. 
    ___________ managers are responsible for such activities as accounting, cash management, and investments.
  • 22. 
    _______________ managers are concerned with creating and managing the systems that create an organization's products and services.
  • 23. 
    ________________ managers are responsible for hiring and developing employees.
  • 24. 
    __________________ managers are not associated with any particular management specialty.
  • 25. 
    Which one of the following is not one of the three interpersanol roles inherent in a manager's job?
    • A. 

      Spokesperson

    • B. 

      Figurehead

    • C. 

      Liaison

    • D. 

      Leader