Management 490 Chapter 8 Part 2

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  • 1. 
    Some of the most common types of these controls are associated with production and service processes and with quality standards
    • A. 

      Feed-Forward Control

    • B. 

      Concurrent Control

    • C. 

      Statistical Process Control

  • 2. 
    Setting performance standards for specific work activities
    • A. 

      Statistical Process Control

    • B. 

      Feed-Forward Control

    • C. 

      Concurrent Control

  • 3. 
    Helps managers anticipate changes in the external and internal environments based on analysis of inputs from stakeholders and the broad environment
    • A. 

      Statistical Process Control

    • B. 

      Concurrent Control

    • C. 

      Feed-Forward Control

  • 4. 
    Major and unexpected changes in the social, economic, technological, and political environments necessitating change within the organization
    • A. 

      Bureaucratic Controls

    • B. 

      Environmental Discontinuities

    • C. 

      Premise Control

  • 5. 
    Periodically assessing the assumptions, or premises, underlying strategic choices
    • A. 

      Statistical Process Control

    • B. 

      Premise Control

    • C. 

      Feed-Forward Control

  • 6. 
    Rules, procedures, and policies that guide the behavior of organizational members.  This a behavioral control
    • A. 

      Bureaucratic Controls

    • B. 

      Policy

    • C. 

      Clan Controls

  • 7. 
    A general guide to action which provides a framework for decisions that are made routinely
    • A. 

      Bureaucratic Controls

    • B. 

      Concurrent Control

    • C. 

      Policy

  • 8. 
    Makes organizational members more inclined to see things the same way, by espousing common beliefs and assumptions, that in turn, shape their perceptions
    • A. 

      Socialization

    • B. 

      Clan Controls

    • C. 

      Bureaucratic Controls

  • 9. 
    Socialization processes through which an individual comes to appreciate the values, abilities, and expected behaviors of an organization
    • A. 

      Clan Controls

    • B. 

      Socialization

    • C. 

      Bureaucratic Controls

  • 10. 
    The degree to which members of society accept and expect uneven power distribution in society and are accepting of authority
    • A. 

      Clan Controls

    • B. 

      Socialization

    • C. 

      Power Distance

  • 11. 
    The degree to which the focus of society is on individuals or the group
    • A. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

    • B. 

      Individualism/Collectivism

    • C. 

      Confucian Dynamics

  • 12. 
    The degree to which society draws strong distinction between gender roles
    • A. 

      Masculine/Feminine

    • B. 

      Individualism/Collectivism

    • C. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

  • 13. 
    The degree to which members of society are tolerant of uncertainty and ambiguity
    • A. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

    • B. 

      Masculine/Feminine

    • C. 

      Individualism/Collectivism

  • 14. 
    The degree to which decisions are focused on the long term versus the short term 
    • A. 

      Masculine/Feminine

    • B. 

      Confucian Dynamics

    • C. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

  • 15. 
    Focus on outcomes of decisions
    • A. 

      Power Distance (Low)

    • B. 

      Uncertainty Avoidance

    • C. 

      Power Distance (High)

  • 16. 
    Focus on adherence to the plan
    • A. 

      Long-Term Orientation

    • B. 

      Power Distance (Low)

    • C. 

      Power Distance (High)

  • 17. 
    Individual rewards
    • A. 

      Individualism

    • B. 

      Collectivism

    • C. 

      Short-Term Orientation

  • 18. 
    Team-based rewards
    • A. 

      Individualism

    • B. 

      Power Distance (High)

    • C. 

      Collectivism

  • 19. 
    Achievement, heroism, and material success are valued
    • A. 

      Feminine

    • B. 

      Uncertainty Tolerance

    • C. 

      Masculine

  • 20. 
    Relationship and quality of life are valued
    • A. 

      Feminine

    • B. 

      Masculine

    • C. 

      Power Distance (Low)