Principles Of Management Quiz Questions! Trivia Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following is not a component of expectancy model of motivation?
    • A. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • B. 

      Valence

    • C. 

      Performance-outcome equation

    • D. 

      Effort-Performance equation

  • 2. 
    Contingency approach to leadership focuses on which of the following? I. Task requirements 2. Peers’ expectations 3. Employees’ expectations 4. Organizational policies Select the correct answer using the code given below:
    • A. 

      Only 1,2 & 3

    • B. 

      Only 1,2 & 4

    • C. 

      Only 3 & 4

    • D. 

      1,2,3 & 4

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following is not included in “hygiene” factors in the Herzberg two-factor theory of motivation?
    • A. 

      Salary

    • B. 

      Working Condition

    • C. 

      Company's Policy

    • D. 

      Responsibility

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following is not a component of Max Weber’s ideal bureaucracy?
    • A. 

      Job specialization

    • B. 

      Impersonality

    • C. 

      Career Orientation

    • D. 

      Organization as a social system

  • 5. 
    Match List- I (Leadership Type) with List-II (Main idea/ Model) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: List -I (Leadership Type) List-II (Main idea/Model) A. Participative   1.Vroom and Yettons Normative Model B. Contingency  2. The Managerial Grid C. Behavioral      3. Likerts Leadership Style D. Situationa      4. Fiedler’s Least Preferred Co-worker (LPC) Theory Code: A B C D
    • A. 

      2 4 3 1

    • B. 

      3 1 2 4

    • C. 

      2 1 3 4

    • D. 

      3 4 2 1

  • 6. 
    Who among the following developed the classic three- step model of organizational change?
    • A. 

      Kurt Lewin

    • B. 

      H. Simon

    • C. 

      J.P.Kotter

    • D. 

      L.R.Murphy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched? 1. Cybernetic Theory : Norbert Weiner 2. Task-Technology : Joan Woodward 3. Classical Approach to : Frederick Taylor organizational design
    • A. 

      Only 1 & 2

    • B. 

      Only 2 & 3

    • C. 

      Only 1

    • D. 

      1, 2 & 3

  • 8. 
    Consider the following statements about managerial grid in the context of leadership theories: 1. It portrays a three-dimensional view of leadership style. 2. The grid shows dominating factors in a leader’s thinking in regard to getting results. 3. The grid does not show results produced. 4. The grid offers a framework for conceptualizing leadership style. Which of the statements given above are correct?
    • A. 

      Only 1,2 & 3

    • B. 

      Only 2,3 & 4

    • C. 

      Only 1 & 4

    • D. 

      1,2,3 & 4

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following statements is not correct’? In the matrix structure of organization, there is:
    • A. 

      Dual chain of command

    • B. 

      Better communication

    • C. 

      More flexibility

    • D. 

      Less Conflict

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are among the 14 principles of management in the classical management work of Henri Fayol? 1. Personnel tenure 2. Unity of command 3. Core competence 4. Scalar chain Select the correct answer using the code given below:
    • A. 

      Only 1,2 & 3

    • B. 

      Only 2 & 4

    • C. 

      Only 1 & 3

    • D. 

      1,2,3 & 4