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M&O INHOLLAND MM year 2 Test


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  • 1. 
    Harry was setting up a stand at a trade fair. He knew that he could do a really good job and that he stood a good chance of being offered a promotion once the fair was over. However, unknown to his manager, Harry had already applied for another job so the prospect of a promotion was not of any interest. In connection with Vroom's theory
    • A. 

      The expectation was low

    • B. 

      The valence was low

    • C. 

      The instrumentality was low

  • 2. 
    When conducting business with the English, it is worth bearing in mind that they:
    • A. 

      Enjoy the benefits of being European and happily fit in with EU norms

    • B. 

      Appreciate gifts more than being invited out for a meal

    • C. 

      Rarely show much emotion and even downplay dangerous situations

  • 3. 
    Working with virtual teams:
    • A. 

      Generates cost savings

    • B. 

      Has the same problems as non-virtual teams

    • C. 

      Allows for faster collaboration as a many diverse cultures may be present

  • 4. 
    Daniel Ofman developed an instrument called Core Quadrants that can give an insight into an individual's strengths and weaknesses. John works in a sales support office and has flexibility as his core quality. On John's core quality quadrants, where will changeability be found?
    • A. 

      Allergy

    • B. 

      Challenge

    • C. 

      Pitfall

  • 5. 
    A computer company sales manager who states that she will increase sales of laptops within the Nordic sales area by 10% during the following 3 months can be said to be using:
    • A. 

      Vroom's Expectancy theory

    • B. 

      SMART

    • C. 

      The Big Five model

  • 6. 
    In the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, social interaction can be seen as extrovert or introvert. Extraverts exhibit a preference for:
    • A. 

      Concentrating on a limited number of subjects

    • B. 

      Deriving energy from people and activities

    • C. 

      Deriving energy from inner thoughts and feelings

  • 7. 
    Statement -  Group thinking has to do with feelings of solidarity and team spirit
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Intrinsic job motivation in most situations will include:
    • A. 

      A feeling of responsibility

    • B. 

      Rewards and perks

    • C. 

      Generous bonuses

  • 9. 
    The individual feature that can be described as a relatively constant response to particular circumstances is
    • A. 

      Ability

    • B. 

      Personality

    • C. 

      Attitude

  • 10. 
    The inner readiness of a person to perform certain actions is called:
    • A. 

      Intuition

    • B. 

      Motivation

    • C. 

      Core quality

  • 11. 
    According to the faction model, the various parties within the organization share the same interests.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Ethical behaviour in organisations is determined primarily by the norms and values of the society within which that organisation operates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    According to Douglas McGregor, an employee who does not like work, does not want to think, and is only interested in money is linked to theory. 
    • A. 

      Z

    • B. 

      Y

    • C. 

      X

  • 14. 
    Transformational leadership requires the manager to:
    • A. 

      Use creativity, intuition and awareness

    • B. 

      Analyse information and pass it on to others in a succinct format

    • C. 

      Collect as much information as possible from internal and external sources

  • 15. 
    The management of an organisation consists of all those people who direct others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A manager who gives guidance to employees, using formal and informal networks, acting as a figurehead, could be seen as fulfilling the:
    • A. 

      Decision making role

    • B. 

      Interpersonal role

    • C. 

      Informational role

  • 17. 
    French and Raven identified five sources of power that a manager can use. Influencing someone's behaviour by the use of punishment, and preventing or fighting specific behaviour is known as:
    • A. 

      Expert power

    • B. 

      Legitimate power

    • C. 

      Coercive power

  • 18. 
    The leadership grid of Blake and Mouton plots leadership styles against concern for people and concern for task. Style 1.9 (country club management) focuses on 
    • A. 

      High concern for people but little interest in task

    • B. 

      High concern for task but little concern for people

    • C. 

      Balanced concern for people and task

  • 19. 
    According to Hershey and Blanchard, the most appropriate leadership style to manage an employee who is able and willing to perform a task is:
    • A. 

      Selling

    • B. 

      Telling

    • C. 

      Delegating

  • 20. 
    In France, managers are typically seen as:
    • A. 

      Putting loyalty in front of rules, procedures and formal hierarchy

    • B. 

      Strict and authoritarian in style

    • C. 

      Being on of us

  • 21. 
    What is not one of the stages of rational decision making? 
    • A. 

      Defining the problem

    • B. 

      Looking for information

    • C. 

      Devising of alternatives

    • D. 

      Making a choice

  • 22. 
    What is no reason for irrational decision making?
    • A. 

      Insufficient information is available

    • B. 

      The decision makers have limited capacities

    • C. 

      Decision maker are in capable to make a good decision

    • D. 

      Limited time is available

  • 23. 
    What is no aspect of decision making?
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Creativity

    • C. 

      Participation

    • D. 

      Meetings

  • 24. 
    When the objectives and outcomes of all alternatives are known it is called?
    • A. 

      Absolute certainty

    • B. 

      Most certainly

    • C. 

      Partial certainty

    • D. 

      Partial uncertainty

  • 25. 
    A decision is called a demarcated decision when?
    • A. 

      The result is decided by 2/3 of those present

    • B. 

      The result was chosen by the leader

    • C. 

      The result is accepted by all

    • D. 

      The result was chosen by at least half of the people present plus one