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Which of the following were contextual influences of Frederick Taylor?s scientific management?

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1. Which of the following were contextual influences of Frederick Taylor?s scientific management?;A) The Industrial Revolution;B) The growth of manufacturing organizations;C) The disciplines of economics and engineering;D) All of the above;3. Scientific management was based on which of the following four principles?;A) Data gathering, worker selection and development, integration of the science and the trained worker, redivision of the work of the business;B) Worker selection and development, integration of the science and the trained worker, redivision of the work of the business, succession planning;C) Data gathering, worker selection and development, integration of the science and the trained worker, succession planning;D) Data gathering, worker selection and development, implementing policies and procedures, succession planning;5. Industrial psychology;A) Was mainly concerned with screening and testing, and moral and efficiency studies;B) Was mainly concerned with leadership development;C) Takes an unsystematic approach to organization change;D) Applies only to manufacturing organizations;7. Organization surveys can be used to;A) Organizational diagnosis;B) Assess employees? perceptions;C) Give feedback to organization management and employees;D) All of the above;9. Which of the following teaches participants how their behaviors appear to others and how their behaviors impact others?;A) Sociotechnical systems;B) Industrial psychology;C) Sensitivity training;D) Organization development;11. The approach to organization change known as organization development (OD) combines;A) Scientific management with industrial psychology;B) Scientific management with sociotechnical systems;C) The managerial grid and sociotechnical systems;D) Applied behavioral science and action research;13. Which of the following researchers determined that leadership?s two primary functions are the initiation of structure and consideration?;A) Blake and Mouton;B) Likert;C) Fleishman;D) French and Bell;15. According to Blake and Mouton, the two most common barriers to organizational effectiveness are;A) Untrained managers and poor employee attitudes;B) Employee attitudes and poorly defined goals;C) Communication problems and a lack of planning;D) Organization change and development;17. Coercion and confrontation are;A) Irrelevant to insights into bringing about organization change;B) Recommended methods for disenfranchised groups to bring about organization change;C) Recommended methods for management to use to bring about organization change;D) None of the above;19. The roots of management consulting started with;A) Frederick Taylor;B) Ronald Lippitt;C) Robert Blake;D) James O. McKinsey;True/False;25. Frederick Winslow Taylor is the father of scientific management;A) True;B) False;27. ?The illumination program? is one of the three experiments from the Western Electric Companies studies on worker productivity and morale.;A) True;B) False;29. The three levels of Sociotechnical studies are: primary work systems, whole organization systems, and interdependent systems.;A) True;B) False

 

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