Supervisory Management - Qp10

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Productive work is the                  work - the work that brings in the money, completes orders, makes the boss happy and the department successful.

    • A.

      Every day

    • B.

      Important

    • C.

      Delegated

    Correct Answer
    B. Important
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Important". This is because the question is asking for the type of work that is productive and brings in money, completes orders, makes the boss happy, and contributes to the department's success. Out of the three options provided (Every day, Important, Delegated), "Important" best fits this description as it implies that the work being done is crucial and has a significant impact on the overall success and functioning of the organization.

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  • 2. 

    Part of production improvement is to be pro-active, that is to visualise and stop things going wrong before they go wrong.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Being proactive in production improvement means anticipating and preventing problems before they occur. This involves visualizing potential issues and taking action to stop them from happening. By being proactive, organizations can save time, resources, and prevent costly mistakes. Therefore, the given statement is true.

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  • 3. 

    Productivity improvement, like most other supervisory skills, boils down to human              . 

    • A.

      Behaviour

    • B.

      Error

    • C.

      Knowledge

    Correct Answer
    A. Behaviour
    Explanation
    Productivity improvement is heavily influenced by human behavior. The way individuals behave in the workplace can have a significant impact on their productivity levels. Positive behaviors such as being proactive, taking initiative, being organized, and having good time management skills can contribute to increased productivity. On the other hand, negative behaviors such as procrastination, lack of focus, and poor communication can hinder productivity. Therefore, understanding and effectively managing behavior is crucial for supervisors to improve productivity in the workplace.

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  • 4. 

    Employee performance is seen as the most direct consequence of the employee's ability and his motivation to perform.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because employee performance is influenced by both their ability and motivation to perform. Ability refers to the skills, knowledge, and experience that an employee possesses, which enables them to effectively carry out their tasks. Motivation, on the other hand, refers to the drive, enthusiasm, and willingness of an employee to exert effort and achieve their goals. When an employee has both the ability and motivation, it is likely that their performance will be high.

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  • 5. 

    Motivational skill such as rewarding good behaviour, worker involvement, job rotation, etc. are shown to make no influence on productivity improvement.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Motivational skills such as rewarding good behavior, worker involvement, and job rotation have been proven to have an influence on productivity improvement. This means that these techniques can positively impact the productivity of workers, leading to improved performance and outcomes. Therefore, the statement that these motivational skills make no influence on productivity improvement is false.

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