Principles Of Management

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Chapter 6 principles of management test for tuesday


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is planning?
    • A. 

      Managerial function

    • B. 

      Defining the organizations goals

    • C. 

      Establishing strategies for achieving goals

    • D. 

      Developing comprehensive set of plans

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What are the different types of planning
    • A. 

      Informal and formal

    • B. 

      Means and ends

    • C. 

      Specific and progress

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Not written down, short term focus, specific to an organizational unit is defined as
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Specific

    • C. 

      Informal

    • D. 

      Progress

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Written, specific, long term focus, involves shared goals
    • A. 

      Formal

    • B. 

      Specific

    • C. 

      Informal

    • D. 

      Progress

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    What are the purposes of planning?
    • A. 

      Provides direction

    • B. 

      Reduces uncertainty

    • C. 

      Minimizes waste and redundancy

    • D. 

      Sets the standards for controlling

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What kind of planning is associated with high profits and returns on assets
    • A. 

      Informal

    • B. 

      Specific

    • C. 

      Formal

    • D. 

      Progress

    • E. 

      Means and ends

  • 7. 
    Desired outcomes for individuals, groups, or entire organizations is
    • A. 

      Plans

    • B. 

      Goals

    • C. 

      Strategic plans

    • D. 

      Operational plans

    • E. 

      Progress chain

  • 8. 
    Documents that outline how goals are to be accomplished
    • A. 

      Plans

    • B. 

      Goals

    • C. 

      Strategic plans

    • D. 

      Operational plans

    • E. 

      Progress chain

  • 9. 
    The integrated network of goals hat results from establishing a clearly defined hierachy of organizational goals is
    • A. 

      Progress chain

    • B. 

      Objective chain

    • C. 

      Specific chain

    • D. 

      Means ends chain

    • E. 

      Informal chain

  • 10. 
    Apply to the entire organization and establish their goals
    • A. 

      Well designed goals

    • B. 

      Mbo

    • C. 

      Operational plans

    • D. 

      Strategic plans

    • E. 

      Means ends chain

  • 11. 
    Specify the details of how the overall goals are to be acheived cover a short time period
    • A. 

      Well designed goals

    • B. 

      Mbo

    • C. 

      Operational plans

    • D. 

      Strategic plans

    • E. 

      Means ends chain

  • 12. 
    Time frames extending beyond three years
    • A. 

      Single use plans

    • B. 

      Directional plans

    • C. 

      Specific plans

    • D. 

      Short term plans

    • E. 

      Long term plans

  • 13. 
    Clearly defined and leave no room for interpretation
    • A. 

      Single use plans

    • B. 

      Directional plans

    • C. 

      Specific plans

    • D. 

      Short term plans

    • E. 

      Standing plans

  • 14. 
    Flexible plans that set out general guidelines, provide focus, yet allow discretion in implementation
    • A. 

      Single use plans

    • B. 

      Directional plans

    • C. 

      Specific plans

    • D. 

      Long term plans

    • E. 

      Standing plans

  • 15. 
    A one time plan specifically designed to meet the needs of a unique situation
    • A. 

      Single use plans

    • B. 

      Directional plans

    • C. 

      Specific plans

    • D. 

      Long term plans

    • E. 

      Standing plans

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