Principles Of Supervision Quiz- IV

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  • 1. 
    Overseeing the interconnected network of facilities and people that take a product from the raw material stage to distribution is known as:
    • A. 

      Supply chain management

    • B. 

      Flexible manufacturing

    • C. 

      Egocentric management

    • D. 

      Strategic planning

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the result of a wide span of control?
    • A. 

      Few workers reporting to one supervisor

    • B. 

      Few workers reporting to multiple supervisors

    • C. 

      Many works reporting to one supervisor

    • D. 

      Many workers reporting to multiple supervisors

  • 3. 
    All of the following are types of corporate-level strategies EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Vertical integration

    • B. 

      Implementation

    • C. 

      Diversification

    • D. 

      Concentration

  • 4. 
    Task-specific knowledge refers to:
    • A. 

      Communication skills

    • B. 

      Analytical skills

    • C. 

      Computer skills.

    • D. 

      Technical skills

  • 5. 
    Determination and personal humility best describe:
    • A. 

      Pseudo transformational leaders

    • B. 

      Bridge leaders.

    • C. 

      Transactional leaders

    • D. 

      Level 5 leaders

  • 6. 
    Which of the following methods of departmentalization is most commonly used by multinational corporations?
    • A. 

      Product

    • B. 

      Geographic

    • C. 

      Matrix

    • D. 

      Functional

  • 7. 
    Management decisions to outsource manufacturing jobs to foreign countries have primarily been influenced by:
    • A. 

      Trade agreements

    • B. 

      Immigration

    • C. 

      Labor costs

    • D. 

      Tax laws

  • 8. 
    Which of the following developed a situational model of leadership that leads to five possible decision styles?
    • A. 

      Henri Fayol

    • B. 

      Fred Fiedler

    • C. 

      Abraham Maslow

    • D. 

      Victor Vroom

  • 9. 
    Which of the following has most likely used a differentiation strategy in pursuit of competitive advantage?
    • A. 

      Walmart

    • B. 

      Toshiba

    • C. 

      Porsche

    • D. 

      Hoover

  • 10. 
    A manager's ability to understand the strategies and objectives of a business is an aspect of:
    • A. 

      Decision-making skills

    • B. 

      Conceptual skills

    • C. 

      Interpersonal skills

    • D. 

      Analytical skills

  • 11. 
    Managers who concentrate on significant deviations from anticipated standards are most likely using the principle of:
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Accountability

    • C. 

      Standardization

    • D. 

      Exception

  • 12. 
    Government agencies that have the power to investigate business practices are known as:
    • A. 

      Prospectors

    • B. 

      Supervisors

    • C. 

      Regulators

    • D. 

      Defenders

  • 13. 
    All of the following are primary duties of an organization's board of directors EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Selecting the chief executive officer

    • B. 

      Making daily operational decisions

    • C. 

      Monitoring financial performance

    • D. 

      Determining strategic direction

  • 14. 
    Management activities such as hiring, training, and motivating workers are part of the:
    • A. 

      Figurehead role

    • B. 

      Leadership role

    • C. 

      Monitor role

    • D. 

      Resource allocator role

  • 15. 
    Which of the following summarizes information gathered in an environmental analysis during the strategic planning process?
    • A. 

      ABC

    • B. 

      CRM

    • C. 

      LCA

    • D. 

      SWOT

  • 16. 
    All of the following are societal factors that indirectly influence businesses EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Birth rate

    • B. 

      Productivity

    • C. 

      Immigration

    • D. 

      Life expectancy

  • 17. 
    A sales manager who reaches a deal with the CEO about implementing flexible scheduling for the sales unit is a acting as a:
    • A. 

      Negotiator

    • B. 

      Liaison

    • C. 

      Figurehead

    • D. 

      Disseminator

  • 18. 
    Exchange rates and trade agreements are examples of:
    • A. 

      Cooperative strategies

    • B. 

      Direct forces

    • C. 

      Entry barriers

    • D. 

      Indirect forces

  • 19. 
    Studying the ten roles of a manger is important to realizing that:
    • A. 

      All the roles are interconnected

    • B. 

      Technical and general skills are bother essential

    • C. 

      Some roles are significantly more important

    • D. 

      Levels of management are complex

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a situational factor in the path-goal theory?
    • A. 

      Motivational methods

    • B. 

      Characteristics of leaders

    • C. 

      Leadership style

    • D. 

      Characteristics of followers

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