Business Quiz: Principles Of Management

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Principles Of Management Quizzes & Trivia

Quantitative techniques that had been used for military problems were applied to the business sector


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which one of the following approaches to management has also been labeled as operations research or management science?
    • A. 

      The qualitative approach

    • B. 

      The quantitative approach

    • C. 

      The experimental approach

    • D. 

      The theoretical approach

  • 2. 
      Communication should be:
    • A. 

      From Top to Bottom level

    • B. 

      From Bottom to top

    • C. 

      From Bottom to top

    • D. 

      2 ways

    • E. 

      None of the given option

  • 3. 
    There are many healthcare products manufacturers. XYZ Company manufactures only personal hygiene products. It markets such products deodorant, body powder, body creams, and exfoliates. Because it only stocks body care and personal hygiene products, it is using _____ strategy.
    • A. 

      Prospecting

    • B. 

      Emergent

    • C. 

      Focus

    • D. 

      Cost leadership

  • 4. 
    What was the focus of Charles Babbage’s (an English mathematician) attention?
    • A. 

      Efficiencies of production

    • B. 

      Division of labor

    • C. 

      Unity of direction

    • D. 

      Centralization

  • 5. 
    When Shumaila is comparing actual sales figures with goals established earlier to see if her department met the target, she is performing which of the following functions?
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Planning

    • C. 

      Leading

    • D. 

      Controlling

  • 6. 
    Toyota motor company will be called efficient if it produces:
    • A. 

      High quality products at relatively low cos

    • B. 

      · High quality products at relatively high cost

    • C. 

      Quality products at low cost

    • D. 

      Quality products at high cost

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a comprehensive term describing the way an organization does its work by using electronic (Internet-based) linkages with its key constituencies in order to efficiently and effectively achieve its goals?
    • A. 

      Select correct option

    • B. 

      Electronic commerce

    • C. 

      Electronic business

    • D. 

      Virtual business

    • E. 

      Technologically impaired

  • 8. 
    To maximize motivation among today’s diverse workforce, managers need to think in terms of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Flexibility

    • B. 

      Consistency

    • C. 

      Needs

    • D. 

      Wants

  • 9. 
    When Ali decides to take corrective action and provide damage control, he is acting in which of the following roles?
    • A. 

      Spokesperson

    • B. 

      Figure head

    • C. 

      Negotiator

    • D. 

      Disturbance handler

  • 10. 
    The time period for the construction of pyramids was: 
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      15 years

    • C. 

      30 years

    • D. 

      20 years

  • 11. 
      Which of the following is NOT one of the situational factors thought to influence the relationship between leader behavior and subordinate motivation to perform in the path-goal theory? 
    • A. 

      Preferences of the leader

    • B. 

      Subordinate locus of control

    • C. 

      Characteristics of the work group

    • D. 

      Task structure

  • 12. 
    When a young child emulates a professional sports star’s behavior, the star has what kind of power over the child?
    • A. 

      Legitimate

    • B. 

      Expert

    • C. 

      Coercive

    • D. 

      Referent

  • 13. 
    The socioeconomic view is that management’s social responsibility goes beyond making profits to include:  Select correct option:
    • A. 

      Placing members of society on welfare

    • B. 

      Protecting and improving society’s welfare

    • C. 

      Minimizing the welfare of society in exchange for profits

    • D. 

      Protecting and improving the organization’s profits

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is associated with the classical view of social responsibility?  Select correct option: 
    • A. 

      Economist Robert Reich

    • B. 

      Concern for social welfare

    • C. 

      Stockholder financial return

    • D. 

      Voluntary activities