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Question;1)Planning;involves which of the following?;A. Analyzing current situations;B. Determining rewards for goals achievement;C. Motivating employees;D. Implementing necessary changes;2)_______ is;specifying the goals to be mgt 230 final exam achieved and deciding in advance;the appropriate actions needed to achieve those goals.;A. Staffing;B. Leading;C. Organizing;D. Planning;3)Advances in;genetic engineering and biotechnology are expected to produce some food;products that will become available year-round even in northern climates. These;changes will provide grocers with an opportunity to reduce their mgt 230 final;exam shipping costs while at the same time, offering fresher produce to their;customers. These advances are an example of changes in the;A. technological environment;B. economic environment;C. political environment;D. ecological environment;4);trends regarding how people think and behave have major implications for;management of the labor force, corporate social actions, and strategic;decisions about products and markets.;A. Psychological;B. Economic;C. Technological;D. Societal;5)Which of the;following is a step in the decision-making process?;A. Generating an idea;B. Good business planning;C. Evaluating the decision;D. Delegating a task;6)Which is a;step in the decision-making process?;A. Resolving and reducing conflict;B. Making the choice;C. Using the lack of structure;D. Delegating a task;7)The targets or;ends the manager wants to reach are called;A. goals;B. missions;C. visions;D. strategies;8 In the;stage of the planning process, managers should weigh the;advantages, disadvantages, and potential effects of each mgt 230 final exam;alternative goal and plan;A. goal and evaluation;B. goal and plan selection;C. implementation;D. alternate goals and plans;9)Tactical;planning would include which of the following?;A. Profit goals;B. Design, test, and install the equipment needed to;produce a new product line;C. Human resources requirements;D. Return on investment;10)The internal;analysis component of the strategic management process assesses the;organization?s;A. performance levels;B. competitors;C. industry growth rate;D. product substitutions in the market;11) Suppose you face a question regarding how to;handle a defective piece of equipment that your company sold. To tell the;customer would cost you a substantial amount of money, but if the equipment;fails, it could lead to serious injury of the customer. mgt230 You decide to;disclofinal exam se the defect and suggest alternatives to eliminate the risk;of injury. This decision employs which ethical approach?;A. Universalism;B. Egoism;C. Relativism;D. Virtue ethics;12) Your organization faces an ethical question. There;has been a problem with your accounting process that has resulted in lower;profits being reported than were actually earned. You are attending a meeting;where senior management is deciding how to handle the situation. The people at;the table have varying views of what action to take and why. John wants to;report the error immediately because he believes that it is the right thing to;do and that will keep them all out of jail. mgt 230 final exam Bruce wants to;report the error because it is the honest thing to do. After hearing his;colleagues' opinions, Carlos says he wants to report the error as well because;he believes the group is right. Carlos is using which ethical system for his;decision making?;A. Universalism;B. Relativism;C. Utilitarianism;D. Virtue ethics;13) In the study by Lawrence and Lorsch, companies in;complex, dynamic environments developed _____ levels of differentiation, and;levels of integration;A. low, low;B. high, high;C. low, high;D. high, low;14) An aspect of the organization?s internal;environment created by job specialization and the division of labor is called;A. differentiation;B. integration;C. division of labor;D. specialization;15) An organization with departmentalization that;groups units around products, customers, or geographic regions is called a;A. divisional organization;B. centralized organization;C. matrix organization;D. functional organization;16) Which of the following statements about matrix;organizations is true?;A. A matrix organization is the same as a functional;organization;B. A matrix organization is the same as a product;organization;C. A matrix organization is a hybrid of the functional and;divisional organizational forms;D. A matrix organization is considered out-of-date compared;to the organic organization;17)An;organization with departmentalization that groups units around products;customers, or geographic regions is called a;A. centralized organization;B. matrix organization;C. virtual organization;D. divisional organization;18)Sports International;(SI) began business by making shoes for athletes. They soon expanded into;making shoes for non-athletic purposes. They now manufacture and distribute;clothing, sporting equipment, and protective sports gear worldwide. They are;departmentalized by products sold to serious athletes, products sold to;weekend" athletes and products sold to sports teams. SI has utilized;which form of departmentalization?;A. Geographic;B. Customer;C. Functional;D. Matrix;19) The trait known as leadership motivation suggests;that great leaders;A. can motivate others to work hard;B. can motivate others to become leaders;C. can motivate others to join;D. want to lead;20) A leadership perspective that attempts to identify;what effective leaders do and the behaviors they exhibit is referred to as the;A. behavioral approach;B. trait approach;C. transformational leadership;D. strategic approach;21) __________ leadership invites colleagues at the;same level to solve problems together;A. Horizontal;B. Collegial;C. Lateral;D. Linear;22) Leaders who relate to others to serve their needs;and enhance their personal growth while strengthening the organization are;known as;A. lateral leaders;B. shared leaders;C. bridge leaders;D. servant-leaders;23) The basic goal of managing diversity is to;A. treat all people the same;B. increase the numbers of minorities in business;C. enhance organizational cohesiveness;D. understand and value employee differences;24) Future trends in the labor force include a;A. smaller labor force;B. more experienced labor force;C. more homogenous labor force;D. younger labor force;25) Behavior that gives purpose and meaning to;organizations, while envisioning and creating a positive future, is known as;A. strategic leadership;B. supervisory leadership;C. organizational leadership;D. task leadership;26) The correspondence between actions and words that;include characteristics such as honesty and credibility is known as;A. drive;B. self-confidence;C. knowledge of the business;D. integrity;27) Owners from two businesses have asked you which;type of control system they should utilize. To help you make your decision;they have each provided a brief description of their organization. Alpha Omega;Inc., is a large corporation built in the 1950s. They produce chemical;concentrates for industrial cleaning. Their organization uses a strict set of;rules and regulations with their workforce. They have the ability to track a;large amount of data using statistical techniques. Mid-Atlantic Health is a;regional medical center. They want to use a control system that will allow them;to tie pricing of services and profits to specific services in the medical;center. The control systems that should be used in the scenarios above were;developed by;A. William Ouchi;B. Xerox;C. Frederick Taylor;D. Motorola;28) Your manager is speaking to a group of employees;about a problem in your department. Employees are not complying with the rules;regarding clocking in and clocking out each day. The rules in this situation;are very important as employees will not receive their correct pay if the;clocking procedures are not followed. There are three suggestions being;considered to address this problem.;Option 1 describes which approach to bureaucratic control?;A. Feedback;B. Concurrent;C. Feedforward;D. Market;29) Suppose you are interviewing the CEO of a large;company. The CEO is telling you about his or her job as a manager and how he or;she spends time. Using the description below, which function of management is;the CEO most likely describing in this example?;My job, for some part of each day, is to empower our;employees to think of things in new and different ways, not just to come to;work and complete the tasks on a list.;A. Organizing;B. Leading;C. Controlling;D. Decision making;30) Suppose you are interviewing the CEO of a large;company. The CEO is telling you about his or her job as a manager and how he or;she spends time. Using the description below, which function of management is;the CEO most likely describing in this example?;Every six months or so, my senior management team and;I meet to discuss the goals that will be achieved over the next year, three;years, and beyond. We then make sure we are clear on who will take;responsibility to see that the appropriate actions are undertaken to achieve;our goals within the time frame we set.;A. Planning;B. Organizing;C. Leading;D. Decision making

 

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