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  • 1. 

    _______________ is a set of activities directed at an organization's resources, with the aim of achieving organizational goals in an efficient and effective manner.

    • A.

      Leading

    • B.

      Organizing

    • C.

      Decision making

    • D.

      Management

    • E.

      Controlling

    Correct Answer
    C. Decision making
    Explanation
    Decision making is a set of activities directed at an organization's resources, with the aim of achieving organizational goals in an efficient and effective manner. It involves analyzing different options, evaluating their potential outcomes, and selecting the best course of action. Decision making is an essential function of management, as it helps in allocating resources, solving problems, and guiding the organization towards its objectives.

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  • 2. 

    A(n) ______________ is group of people working together in a structered and coordinated fashion to achieve a set of goals

    • A.

      Company

    • B.

      Organization

    • C.

      Party

    • D.

      Committee

    • E.

      Business

    Correct Answer
    B. Organization
    Explanation
    An organization is a group of people working together in a structured and coordinated fashion to achieve a set of goals. This term refers to a formal structure where individuals are assigned specific roles and responsibilities to accomplish the objectives of the group. Organizations can be found in various sectors such as business, government, non-profit, and educational institutions. They are characterized by clear hierarchies, defined processes, and a common purpose that guides their actions.

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  • 3. 

     Which one of the following is not an example on an organization:  

    • A.

      Iowa State University

    • B.

      Municipal Employees

    • C.

      New York City

    • D.

      Royal Dutch/Shell Group

    • E.

      Susan's Corner Grocery Store

    Correct Answer
    C. New York City
    Explanation
    New York City is not an example of an organization because it is a city and not a specific entity with a defined structure and purpose. Organizations typically refer to groups or entities with a specific mission, goals, and structure, such as universities, companies, or government agencies.

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  • 4. 

      Which one of the following is not one of the four categories of resources used by an organization

    • A.

      Information Resources

    • B.

      Human Resources

    • C.

      Physical Resources

    • D.

      Financial Resources

    • E.

      Intellectual Resources

    Correct Answer
    B. Human Resources
    Explanation
    Human Resources is not one of the four categories of resources used by an organization. The four categories are Information Resources, Physical Resources, Financial Resources, and Intellectual Resources. Human Resources refers to the individuals who work for the organization and contribute their skills and abilities, but it is not considered a separate category of resources.

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  • 5. 

      Which of the following are the four basic activities involved in management (check all that apply):

    • A.

      Decision Making

    • B.

      Leading

    • C.

      Organizing

    • D.

      Controlling

    • E.

      Planning

    Correct Answer
    B. Leading
    Explanation
    Leading is one of the four basic activities involved in management. The other three activities are decision making, organizing, and controlling. Leading involves guiding and motivating employees to achieve organizational goals. It includes providing direction, inspiring and influencing others, and facilitating teamwork and collaboration.

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  • 6. 

     Which one of the following is not a level of management:  

    • A.

      First-line managers

    • B.

      Low-level managers

    • C.

      Top managers

    • D.

      Middle managers

    Correct Answer
    A. First-line managers
    Explanation
    First-line managers are not a level of management because they are actually a level within the management hierarchy. They are responsible for directly overseeing the work of non-managerial employees and are typically the first level of management that employees report to. The other options, low-level managers, middle managers, and top managers, are all levels of management within the organizational structure.

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  • 7. 

      Which one of the following is not an example of human resources  

    • A.

      Faculty

    • B.

      Bookkeeper

    • C.

      Police Officers

    • D.

      Corporate executives

    • E.

      They are all human resources

    Correct Answer
    B. Bookkeeper
    Explanation
    A bookkeeper is not an example of human resources because human resources typically refers to the employees or staff of an organization who are responsible for managing and developing the workforce. A bookkeeper, on the other hand, is a specific job role that involves recording financial transactions and maintaining financial records for an organization. While a bookkeeper is a valuable employee, they do not fall under the umbrella of human resources.

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