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Question;MGT 310 Quiz 3 MCQs;Question 1 of 25;Environmental scanning is a;A.Planning process;B.Organizing process;C.Leading process;D.Controlling process;Question 2 of 25;Conscientiousness is the one personality trait that uniformly predicts;A.How highly adaptable to change a person is;B.How highly motivated a person is to learn a new skill;C.How highly detailed a person will be;D.How highly performance oriented a person will be;Question 3 of 25;Why should managers understand how visual perception may be biased?;A.Managers have a tendency to compare and contrast objects and people to each;other.;B.Managers are prone to errors and biases when perceiving themselves.;C.Managers rely on their visual perception to form their opinions about people;and objects around them.;D.Bias in visual perception tends to interfere with the management process.;Question 4 of 25;How we perceive others will shape our behavior, which in turn;A.Will shape the behavior of the person we are interacting with;B.Will lead to undue success or failure;C.May lead to wrong inferences about objects in our environment;D.Will lead to generalizations;Question 5 of 25;Exit interviews are often conducted by;A.Employee manager;B.Human resources representative;C.Outside consultants;D.Top management;Question 6 of 25;Managers need to consider the individual and the situation when making;A.Organizing decisions about the job;B.Leading decisions about the organization;C.Controlling decisions about the departments;D.Planning decisions about the strategies of the company;Question 7 of 25;Motivating employees is a managerial function of;A.Leading;B.Controlling;C.Organizing;D.Planning;Question 8 of 25;How much of a manager?s time is spent communicating?;A.10-25%;B.25-50%;C.50-90%;D.90-100%;Question 9 of 25;A downside of the office grapevine is;A.Information is not accurate;B.Managers do not participate in the exchange of information;C.The grapevine lacks a specific sender;D.The informal structure hinders communication;Question 10 of 25;Stories can serve to reinforce and perpetuate an organization?s culture, which;is part of the POLC function of;A.Planning;B.Organizing;C.Leading;D.Controlling;Question 11 of 25;According to one study, what percent of a receiver?s comprehension of a message;is based on the sender?s actual words?;A.3%;B.5%;C.7%;D.10%;Question 12 of 25;Which of the following is not an example of a medium rich communication;channel?;A.Handheld devices;B.Blogs;C.Written letters and memos;D.Legal documents;Question 13 of 25;Communication within an organization flows;A.Upward;B.Downward;C.Lateral;D.Many directions;Question 14 of 25;How groups function has important implications for organizational;A.Hierarchy;B.Mission and vision;C.POLC function;D.Productivity;Question 15 of 25;Group members are becoming more authentic as they express their deeper thoughts;and feelings in the stage of;A.Forming;B.Storming;C.Norming;D.Performing;Question 16 of 25;An ideal time to host a social or team-building event is at the stage of;A.Forming;B.Storming;C.Norming;D.Performing;Question 17 of 25;The tendency of individuals to put in less effort when working in a group;context is called;A.Groupthink;B.Cohesion;C.Punctuated equilibrium;D.Ringelmann effect;Question 18 of 25;Teams that individuals from different parts of the organization are called;A.Task force;B.Product development teams;C.Cross-functional teams;D.Virtual teams;Question 19 of 25;Pooled interdependence exists when;A.Team members may work independently and simply combine their efforts to;create the team?s output;B.If one person?s output becomes another person?s input;C.When the team decides they should work together on each phase of a project;D.The reward that an individual receives depends on the performance of others.;Question 20 of 25;A key consideration when forming a team is to understand the personality traits;needed before starting the selection process as well as the team members?;A.KSAs;B.Potential;C.Leadership traits;D.Work ethic;Question 21 of 25;The implications of the ERG theory is that we need to recognize which of the;following?;A.The multiple needs that may be driving an individual at a given point;B.Understand group behaviors;C.Job design is critical to motivation;D.How to reward employees better;Question 22 of 25;Job design is one of the many organizational design decisions managers must;make when engaged in the POLC function of;A.Planning;B.Organizing;C.Leading;D.Controlling;Question 23 of 25;Controls can cost the organization through;A.decentralized decision-making.;B.opportunity recognition.;C.botched implementation.;D.layoffs;Question 24 of 25;One of four top mistakes companies appear to make regarding how to set and use;non-financial controls effectively is;A.not to link control to customer demands.;B.failing to validate the link between non-financial control and financial;control.;C.failing to set appropriate performance targets.;D.failing to set goals too high;Question 25 of 25;One way to help employees connect with the people and things that will help;them achieve their professional goals is to;A.Develop goals that stretch their ability;B.Give them assignments that are engaging;C.Connect people with mentors and help them build networks;D.Promote deserving employees


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