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MGT500 Midterm;Which of these managers are in charge of departments such as finance and HR that support line departments?;Answer;Line;Project;Top;Operatives;Staff;Which of these is the use of influence to motivate employees to achieve organizational goals?;Answer;Leading;Controlling;Organizing;Planning;Staffing;The degree to which an organization achieves a stated goal refers to;Answer;effectiveness.;synergy.;conceptual skill.;efficiency.;human skill.;is considered the "father of scientific management.;Answer;Frank B. Gilbreth;Elton Mayo;Henry Gantt;Douglas McGregor;Frederick W. Taylor;Elements of TQM include;Answer;employee detachment.;focus on profits.;benchmarking.;accidental improvement.;Which of these forces pertain to the availability, production, and distribution of resources in a society?;Answer;Social;Political;Economic;Technological;Legal;An interest group that works within the legal-political framework to influence companies to behave in socially responsible ways is called a(n);Answer;pressure group.;legal group.;political influence group.;social group.;A figure who exemplifies the deeds, character, and attributes of a corporate culture is referred to as a;Answer;symbol.;stories.;slogan.;hero.;culture.;When two or more organizations combine to become one, it is referred to as a;Answer;joint venture.;flexible structure.;mechanistic structure.;merger.;inorganic venture.;A company's risk of loss of assets, earning power, or managerial control due to politically based events or action by host government is referred to as;Answer;MFN.;political risk.;tariffs.;political instability.;terrorism.;A form of exporting to less-developed countries is called;Answer;licensing.;franchising.;greenfield venture.;joint venture.;countertrade.;Stateless stage is also referred to as the ____ stage.;Answer;multinational;global;multidomestic;international;domestic;When an official is given the responsibility of overseeing all aspects of ethics and legal compliance, s/he is referred to as;Answer;a whistle-blower.;a chief ethics officer.;vice-president of human resource management.;a yes-man.;a political play.;Human beings have fundamental rights and liberties that cannot be taken away by another individual's decision. This ethical decision making approach is known as the;Answer;utilitarian approach.;individualism approach.;moral-rights approach.;dualism approach.;is economic development that generates wealth and meets the needs of their current generation while focusing on future generations.;Answer;Ethical management;Activist strategy;Sustainability;Market strategy;Future management;What are the two principal advantages of forming a corporation?;Answer;Unlimited liability and potential conflicts with partners;Freedom from debt and relatively simple structure;Continuity and limits on owner's liability;Unlimited liability and continuity;Continuity and non-tax structure;Social entrepreneurs are committed to both good business and;Answer;Swaying political opinion of consumers;Improving the natural environment;Positive social change;Non-profit goals;Big profits;Which type of plan helps managers implement the overall strategic plan?;Answer;Operational;Contingency;Tactical;Crisis;Corporate-level;is primarily responsible for strategic goals/plans.;Answer;Middle management;Board of directors;Consultants;Top management;Lower management;enables firms to cope with unexpected events that are so sudden and devastating that they have the potential to destroy the organization if managers aren't prepared with a quick and appropriate response.;Answer;Incident planning;Contingency planning;Strategic planning;Crisis planning;Emergency planning;Which of the following pertains to the organization as a whole?;Answer;Business-level strategy;Functional-level strategy;Corporate-level strategy;Operational-level strategy;Competitive-level strategy;Where does the information about opportunities and threats comes from?;Answer;An analysis of the organization's internal environment;A department by department study of the organization;Scanning the external environments;Employee grievances;Financial ratios of the organization;With a(n) ____ strategy, the organization concentrates on a specific regional market or buyer group.;Answer;cost leadership;differentiation;focus;internal growth;liquidation;The BCG matrix organizes along which of the following dimensions?;Answer;Market share and profit;Sales and market share;Business growth rate and market share;Business growth rate and profit;Sales and profits;Which of the following is an informational role, according to Mintzberg?;Answer;Entrepreneur role;Leader role;Monitor role;Disturbance handler role;Figurehead role;Which of these managers are responsible for the manufacturing and marketing departments that make or sell the product or service?;Answer;Top;Line;First-line;Staff;Project;According to Mintzberg, which of these is an interpersonal role?;Answer;Monitor;Negotiator;Liaison;Disturbance handler;Spokesperson;A social group within an organization is part of the;Answer;formal organizational structure.;informal organization.;scalar chain.;reorganization process.;top management level.;The implementation of small incremental improvements in all areas of the organization on an ongoing basis is referred to as;Answer;benchmarking.;empowerment.;systems theory.;contingency perspective.;continuous improvement;Mary Parker Follett contributed to which field?;Answer;Humanistic approach;Scientific management approach;Total quality management approach;Quantitative approach to management;Systems approach to management;An object, act, or event that conveys meaning to others is referred to as a;Answer;symbol.;slogan.;story.;hero.;culture.;A figure who exemplifies the deeds, character, and attributes of a corporate culture is referred to as a;Answer;symbol.;stories.;slogan.;hero.;culture.;The level of corporate culture in which values are so deeply embedded that members are no longer consciously aware of them is;Answer;Invisible artifacts;Expressed values and beliefs;Underlying assumptions and deep beliefs;Dress and office layout;Slogans and ceremonies;The ____ is a single European currency that replaced 12 national currencies and unify a huge marketplace.;Answer;Mark;Franc;MFN;Euro;Pound;Stateless stage is also referred to as the ____ stage.;Answer;multinational;global;multidomestic;international;domestic;A nation's ____ includes the shared knowledge, beliefs and values, as well as the common modes of behavior and ways of thinking, among members of a society.;Answer;power distance;culture;masculinity;individualism;uncertainty avoidance;Examples of unethical behavior toward ________ include a hostile work environment and violations of health and safety rules.;Answer;customers;financiers;society;suppliers;employees;When an official is given the responsibility of overseeing all aspects of ethics and legal compliance, s/he is referred to as;Answer;a whistle-blower.;a chief ethics officer.;vice-president of human resource management.;a yes-man.;a political play;Which of these is the disclosure by an employee of an illegal activity?;Answer;Tattling;Whistle-blowing;Organizational communication;The filing of a disclosure statement;Snooping;A group of companies or individuals that invests money in new or expanding businesses for ownership and potential profits is known as;Answer;an equity financing firm.;franchising.;a venture capital firm.;a corporation.;a trade alliance;The key problem, at the ____ stage of growth, is how to grow rapidly and finance that growth.;Answer;existence;survival;takeoff;resource maturity;success;refers to an arrangement by which the owner of a product or service allows others to purchase the right to distribute the product or service with help from the owner.;Answer;Franchising;Business incubation;Spinning-off;Globalization;Right offerings;refers to a desired future state that an organization attempts to realize.;Answer;Plan;Vision statement;Goal;Mission statement;Idea;are reasonable yet highly ambitious goals that are so clear, compelling, and imaginative that they fire up employees and engender excellence.;Answer;Operational goals;Stretch goals;Strategic goals;Tactical goals;Bottom-up goals;No food and/or drinks in the classroom" is an example of a;Answer;procedure.;rule.;policy.;single-use plan.;project.;The star has a;Answer;large market share in a rapidly growing industry.;large market share in a slow growth industry.;small market share in a rapidly growing industry.;small share of a slow growth market.;moderate market share in a slow growth industry.;Which of these questions is central to a functional-level strategy?;Answer;What business are we in?;How do we compete?;How do we support our chosen strategy?;What business do we buy?;Where to market our products?;refers to the use of managerial tools to direct resources toward the achievement of strategic goals.;Answer;Strategy formulation;Strategy coordination;Strategy execution;Strategy control;Strategy planning;Which of the following refers to the planning and decision making that lead to the establishment of the organization's goals and of a specific strategic plan?;Answer;Strategy formulation;Strategy implementation;Strategy coordination;Strategy control;SWOT;How an organization goes about accomplishing a plan is a key part of the management function of;Answer;planning.;organizing.;leading.;controlling.;motivating.;Monitoring activities and making corrections are part of;Answer;organizing.;planning.;leading.;staffing.;controlling.;Which of the following are responsible for the entire organization?;Answer;Top managers;Middle managers;First-line managers;Controlling managers;Organizing managers;Elements of TQM include;Answer;employee detachment.;focus on profits.;benchmarking.;accidental improvement.;The ____ refers to a chain of authority extending from top to the bottom of the organization and including every employee.;Answer;unity of command;division of labor;unity of direction;scalar chain;Which of these forces pertain to the availability, production, and distribution of resources in a society?;Answer;Social;Political;Economic;Technological;Legal;The environments in which businesses operate are increasingly ____, requiring managers to be ready to react and respond to even subtle environmental shifts.;Answer;static;universal;constant;dynamic;traditional;The level of corporate culture which cannot be seen but can be discerned from how people explain and justify what they do is;Answer;Invisible artifacts;Expressed values and beliefs;Slogans and ceremonies;Dress and office layout;is an approach to boundary spanning which results from using sophisticated software to search through large amounts of internal and external data to spot patterns, trends, and relationships that might be significant.;Answer;Merger intelligence;Business intelligence;Competitive intelligence;Partnership intelligence;Environment intelligence;A nation's ____ includes the shared knowledge, beliefs and values, as well as the common modes of behavior and ways of thinking, among members of a society.;Answer;power distance;culture;masculinity;individualism;uncertainty avoidance;Which of these reflects a cultural preference for cooperation, group decision making, and quality of life?;Answer;Individualism;Collectivism;Masculinity;Femininity;Power distance;Which of the following is an entry strategy in which the organization maintains its production facilities within its home country and transfers its products for sale in foreign markets?;Answer;Franchising;Licensing;Exporting;Greenfield venture;Joint venture;Which approach is the ethical concept that moral behaviors produce the greatest good for the greatest number?;Answer;Defensive;Justice;Utilitarian;Individualism;Moral-rights;Which of the following refers to the code of moral principles and values that govern behaviors with respect to what is right and wrong?;Answer;Social responsibility;Free domain;Ethics;Codified law;Discretionary responsibility;Which of the following is not a concern to managers under the justice approach?;Answer;Compensatory justice;Distributive justice;Procedural justice;Obstructive justice;One of the first characteristics or points of a successful business plan is;Answer;a profile of potential customers and market needs.;demonstrate a clear, compelling vision that creates an air of excitement.;the key ingredient of the business that will attract million of customers.;the entrepreneur's background and role in the company.;essential information about funding received so far.;The belief by individuals that their future is not within their control, but rather is influenced by some external force is considered;Answer;an external locus of control.;an internal locus of control.;a result of a need to achieve.;a tolerance for ambiguity.;a result of a boost of self-confidence.;are the broad statements of where the organization wants to be in the future.;Answer;Operational goals;Tactical goals;Strategic goals;Operational goals;Tactical plans;Which of the following refer to specific results expected from individuals?;Answer;Operational goals;Tactical goals;Strategic goals;Operational plans;Mission statements;enables firms to cope with unexpected events that are so sudden and devastating that they have the potential to destroy the organization if managers aren't prepared with a quick and appropriate response.;Answer;Incident planning;Contingency planning;Strategic planning;Crisis planning;Emergency planning;How business units and product lines fit together in a logical way is the essence of;Answer;business-level strategy.;portfolio strategy.;competitive strategy.;financial strategy.;functional strategy;refers to the modification of product design and advertising strategies to suit the specific needs of individual countries.;Answer;Domestic strategy;Global strategy;Transnational strategy;Multidomestic strategy;Market design strategy;Which of the following pertains to the organization as a whole?;Answer;Business-level strategy;Functional-level strategy;Corporate-level strategy;Operational-level strategy;Competitive-level strategy;-level strategy pertains to the major functional departments within the business unit.;Answer;Operational;Corporate;National;Business;Functiona

 

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