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Foundations of Management quiz




Question;? Question;1;5 out of 5 points;Which;of the following roles are assumed by people and/or departments that link and;coordinate the organization with key elements in the external environment?;? Question;2;5 out of 5 points;The;behavioral sciences approach is based on which of the following disciplines?;? Question;3;5 out of 5 points;focuses on managing the whole organization to deliver quality to customers.;? Question;4;0 out of 5 points;Scientific;management principles focused on _________________, whereas administrative;management principles focused on ___________________.;? Question;5;0 out of 5 points;Separation;of management from ownership and a clearly defined line of authority are most;consistent with ________________.;? Question;6;0 out of 5 points;The;emphasized the improtance of understanding human behaviors, needs;and attiturdes in the workplace as well as social interaction and group;processes.;? Question;7;5 out of 5 points;Many;organizations are adapting to the environment by developing more of a(n);relationship rather than a(n)________relationship with competitors.;? Question;8;0 out of 5 points;Which;of the following is not one of the elements of an organizaiton's task;environment?;? Question;9;0 out of 5 points;describes an unbroken?line of authorty that begins at the top of the;organization, runs to the bottom of the organization, and includes every;employee in the organization.;The scalar chain;? Question;10;5 out of 5 points;Which;of the following would be considered a visual representation(s) of a company's;corporate culture?.;? Question;11;5 out of 5 points;The;level of corporate culture in which values are so deeply embedded that members;are no longer consciously aware of them is __________.;? Question;12;5 out of 5 points;A;consultant who recommends?the same?problem-solving model to every organization;she serves is violating the basics of which of the following perspectives?;? Question;13;5 out of 5 points;An;organization that is run?in a systematic and rational manner is bureaucratic.?;Who is generally credited with developing the principles of bureaucracy?;? Question;14;5 out of 5 points;Most;early interpretations of the Hawthorne studies argued that the factor that best;explained increased output was __________.;? Question;15;5 out of 5 points;refers to the amount of resources used to achieve an organization's goals.;? Question;16;5 out of 5 points;A;manager who believes his subordinates are responsible, creative, and able to;work with minimal direction is a ____________ manager.;? Question;17;0 out of 5 points;A study;by Kotter and Haskett provides evidence that ________________ is important for;an organization to perform well.;? Question;18;5 out of 5 points;Operations;research is based on;? Question;19;0 out of 5 points;Which;of the following is a part of organizing?;? Question;20;0 out of 5 points;Which;of the following is not one of the conceptual categories of managerial roles;that Mintzberg defined?;? Question;21;5 out of 5 points;Which;of the following skills are the most important for someone to have at lower;levels in an organization?;? Question;22;0 out of 5 points;Who is;credited with the theory that employees have a choice as to whether to follow a;manager's orders or not, and that the employee will do so or not based on what;they perceive to be in their best interest?;? Question;23;5 out of 5 points;Which?dimension;of the general environment represents the demographic characteristics, norms;customs, and values of the population withing which the organization operates?;? Question;24;0 out of 5 points;The;general level of scientific environment describes the;dimension of the general environment.;? Question;25;5 out of 5 points;Frederick;Taylor's contributions were in the field of ___________________.;? Question;26;5 out of 5 points;A;manager who believes that her subordinates dislike work, avoid responsibility;and therefore they need to be controlled and directed is a;manager.;? Question;27;0 out of 5 points;Which;of the following is the most basic (lowest level) of needs in Maslow's;Hierarchy of Needs?;? Question;28;5 out of 5 points;Which;of the following cultures is suited to organizations that are concerned with;servicing specific customers in the external environment but without the;intense need for flexible and rapid change?;? Question;29;5 out of 5 points;Without;no company can survive over the long run.;? Question;30;5 out of 5 points;Which;of the following describes the degree to which an organization achieves a;stated goal?;? Question;31;0 out of 5 points;Chester;Barnard is most closely associated with which of the following?;Selected;Answer;scientific management;? Question;32;0 out of 5 points;The;management function that involves monitoring employees' activities, making sure;the organization is on track to achieve its goals, and making corrections if;necessary is _______________.;? Question;33;5 out of 5 points;Which;of these means that managers do not have sufficient information about;environmental factors to understand and predict environmental needs and change?;? Question;34;5 out of 5 points;The;general environment dimension that includes consumer purchasing power, the;unemployment rate, and interest rates is called the ___________dimension.;? Question;35;5 out of 5 points;From;the 1950's until today, which management perspective has remained the most;prevalent?;? Question;36;5 out of 5 points;McDonald's;We love to see you smile" is an example of a;? Question;37;5 out of 5 points;A;government inspection has required your company to upgrade the safety equipment;in the manufacturing process of ice creamery. What dimension of the;externalenvironment has influenced these upgrades?;?;? Question;38;0 out of 5 points;In;response to pressure from environment advocates, organizations have become;increasingly sensitive to diminishing _________________.;? Question;39;0 out of 5 points;Which;of the following theorists is most closely associated with time and motion;studies?;? Question;40;5 out of 5 points;Grouping;together similar activities in an organization under the same manager is the;essence of achieving


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