Review For Test 2

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Review For Test 2

Covers chapters 6, 7 & 8


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the area of management that focuses on getting the product to the buyer
    • A. 

      Human Resource Management

    • B. 

      Marketing Managers

    • C. 

      Financial Managers

    • D. 

      Information manager

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an element of the management process
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Organizing

    • C. 

      Controlling

    • D. 

      Deploying

  • 3. 
    Please fill answer below: A _______________ is a business level strategy focusing on selling a product at the lowest cost possible 
  • 4. 
    According to Mintzberg, what are the three different roles of a manager 
    • A. 

      Informational roles, interpersonal roles, decision roles

    • B. 

      Top Manager, Middle manager, First line manager

    • C. 

      Technical skills, conceptual skills, time management skills

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Is procrastination the act of wasting time and putting off work for no real reason true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT a component of a SMART goal? 
    • A. 

      Specific

    • B. 

      Achievable

    • C. 

      Many

    • D. 

      Time

  • 7. 
    Crisis management is identifying in advance changes that may occur in a company true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a definition of Delegation?
    • A. 

      The assignment of a task, responsibility, or authority to a subordinate

    • B. 

      Liability of subordinates to complete the task that has been delegated to them by a superior

    • C. 

      Top managers reserve most of the decision-making rights for themselves

    • D. 

      Lower- and middle-level managers have some discretion in making decisions on their own

  • 9. 
    The following is an image of what?
    • A. 

      Organizational Chart

    • B. 

      Chain of Command

    • C. 

      Job Specialization

    • D. 

      A & B

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an informal group ?
    • A. 

      They may work together or not

    • B. 

      May discuss business and other interests

    • C. 

      May or may not have an impact on the business

    • D. 

      Always assigned by a manager to work together

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the definition for Span of Control?
    • A. 

      The chain of command is direct and is indicated by a solid line in the organization chart

    • B. 

      The number of subordinates that a manager is responsible for supervising

    • C. 

      Whether or not a manager is respected by their subordinates

    • D. 

      It determines who will do what task

  • 12. 
    Please fill answer below: A ___________ structure various units in the organization are formed based on the functions they must carry out. 
  • 13. 
    What type of authority is based on the technical expertise and advising others about decisions? 
    • A. 

      Line authority

    • B. 

      Staff Authority

    • C. 

      Committee and Team authority

    • D. 

      Basic Authority

  • 14. 
    True or false: A flat organization has few layers of management in their hierarchy whereas a tall organization has many layers of management. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of departmentalization?
    • A. 

      Customer departmentalization

    • B. 

      Functional departmentalization

    • C. 

      Geographic departmentalization

    • D. 

      Project departmentalization

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is the definition of a job analysis?
    • A. 

      A detailed study of the specific duties of a job and the qualities needed

    • B. 

      The duties of the job,its working conditions and equipment needed

    • C. 

      The skills and abilities needed for a job

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    True or False: Internal recruitment means considering current employees as candidates for a particular job opening. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Please fill answer below: A __________ is a training program where employees gain new skills while performing them on the job. 
  • 19. 
    Please fill answer below: A __________ is what a firm offers its workers other than wages and salaries in return for their labour. 
  • 20. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of individual incentive?
    • A. 

      Paid time off

    • B. 

      Sales commissions

    • C. 

      Piece rate incentive plan

    • D. 

      Pay for performance

  • 21. 
    What is the legal concept that aims to pay equal wages for work of equal value?
    • A. 

      Employment equity act

    • B. 

      Canadian Human Rights Act

    • C. 

      Comparable worth

    • D. 

      Equal Employment

  • 22. 
    True or false: wages are hourly compensation paid to operating employees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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