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EXAM MGMT040503-S08R: 1 1 of 9 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm You are logged in as Mai Le (Logout) iLearn MGMT040503-S08R Quizzes EXAM 1 Review EXAM 1 Review of Attempt 1 Started on: Saturday, 23 February 2008, 09:19 PM Completed on: Saturday, 23 February 2008, 10:17 PM Time taken: 58 mins 51 secs Raw score: 22/40 (55 %) Grade: 110 out of a maximum of 200 1 The rate at which one country's currency is exchanged for another country's currency is called a(n) ______ rate. Register to View AnswerInterest b. Inflation c. Per capita income d. Exchange e. Economic 2 Which of these is the most current management perspective? Register to View AnswerThe learning organization b. Contingency views c. Systems theory d. The technology-drive workplace e. Classical perspective 3 Which of these is false about culture? Register to View AnswerIt serves as a compass for employee behavior. b. It enables dispersed employees to work in concert toward shared goals that meet changing needs from the environment. c. It serves as the glue that gives people a sense of belonging. d. Having a culture directly translates into higher profitability. e. All of the above are correct. 4 A significant changing force in todays workforce are the changing attitudes of __________. 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 2 of 9 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm Register to View AnswerSuppliers b. Customers c. Generation X employees d. CEOs and board members e. Industry leaders 5 ___________is the use of influence to motivate employees to achieve organizational goals. Register to View AnswerLeading b. Controlling c. Organizing d. Planning e. Staffing 6 A loosely knit social framework in which individuals are expected to take care of themselves is called Register to View AnswerCulture. b. Individualism. c. Ethnocentrism. d. Masculinity. e. Power distance. 7 In international operations, the economic environment includes Register to View AnswerShared knowledge, beliefs and values. b. Political risks. c. Social organizations. d. Infrastructure. e. Tariffs, quotas, and taxes. 8 Which of the following companies rely on international business for a substantial portion of sales and profits? Register to View AnswerIBM b. Coca-Cola c. Kellogg d. Texas Instruments e. All of the above 9 Language, values, religion, and education all describe which dimension in the international environment? Register to View AnswerEconomic 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 3 of 9 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm b. Legal c. Political d. Sociocultural e. Technological 10 Companies that think __________ have a competitive edge. Register to View AnswerGlobally b. Regionally c. Nationally d. Strategically e. Customers first 11 Which dimension of the external environment represents events originating in foreign countries aswell as opportunities for American companies in other countries? Register to View AnswerNational dimension b. Global dimension c. International dimension d. Japans dimension e. U.S. dimension 12 The stimulus for technological innovation is often found in which of these? Register to View AnswerSocial forces b. Political forces c. Economic forces d. Competitive forces e. All of the above 13 Wal-Mart has embarked on a crusade to bring everyday low prices to which emerging market? Register to View AnswerChina b. Taiwan c. Brazil d. Japan e. El Salvador 14 __________ is considered the first lady of management. Register to View AnswerMary Parker Follett b. Lillian Gilbreth c. Carly Fioroni d. Maxine Weber 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 4 of 9 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm e. Anne Adams 15 Which of these is NOT a part of an organization's general environment? Register to View AnswerTechnological b. Economic c. Competitors d. Legal-political e. Sociocultural 16 All of the following are types of corporate cultures except Register to View AnswerAdaptability culture. b. Clan culture. c. Consistency culture. d. Involvement culture. e. Achievement culture. 17 The involvement culture has a(n) ________ focus on the involvement and participation of employees to rapidly meet changing needs from the environment. Register to View AnswerExternal b. Internal c. Structural d. Competitive e. Technological 18 During difficult times, managers often look for ideas to cope with __________ turbulence. Register to View Answerenvironmental b. employee c. market share d. industry e. legal 19 Collectivist values are represented in the social framework of which of these? Register to View AnswerThe United States b. Australia c. Ecuador d. Great Britain e. All of the above 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 5 of 9 20 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm In international operations, the economic environment represents all of the following factors EXCEPT Register to View AnswerInfrastructure. b. Resource and product markets. c. Laws and regulations. d. Inflation. e. Exchange rates. 21 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. Register to View Answerdistance b. Power Culture c. Masculinity d. Individualism e. Uncertainty avoidance 22 Which of these refers to the degree to which people accept inequality in power among institutions, organizations, and people? Register to View AnswerPower distance b. Uncertainty avoidance c. Individualism d. Collectivism e. Masculinity 23 What is significant about corporate culture? Register to View AnswerIt is exactly the same for all companies within an industry. b. It is the same regardless of the organization's environment. c. It holds the people of an organization together. d. It is only important to the top levels of management. e. Having a culture directly translate into higher profitability. 24 Which of these forces comprises unwritten, common rules and perceptions about relationships? Register to View AnswerEconomic force b. Political force c. Social force d. Legal force e. Personal force 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 6 of 9 25 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm Culture tends to differ between __________, but appears similar within __________. Register to View AnswerOrganizations, industries b. People, organizations c. Groups, industries d. Organizations, groups e. Industries, geographical regions 26 Often times organizations will refer to the __________ Index to determine the impact political intervention has on business decisions in a particular country before considering to move to that region. Register to View AnswerEconomic Freedom b. Corruption Perception c. Political Succession d. Business Motivation e. Political Effect 27 The passage of new laws, such as the Family Leave Act, exemplify the effect of Register to View AnswerEconomic forces. b. Political forces. c. Social forces. d. Technological forces. e. Human relations force. 28 One of the important ideas in the text's definition of management is Register to View AnswerThe management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. b. The attainment of societal goals. c. Effectiveness is more important than efficiency. d. Management is unique to for-profit organizations. e. Efficiency is more important than effectiveness. 29 A foreign terrorist kidnaps your firm's marketing VP while the VP is in the host country. This is a harsh example of Register to View AnswerEconomic development. b. Infrastructure. c. Political risk. d. International law. e. Social risk. 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 7 of 9 30 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm Selecting goals and ways to attain them refers to Register to View AnswerControlling. b. Planning. c. Organizing. d. Staffing. e. Leading. 31 The railroads and internet serve the same basic function: __________. Register to View AnswerTransporting information b. Connecting buyers and sellers c. Traveling with speed d. Managing product e. Developing industry performance 32 Cultural factors in foreign countries are ___________ the political and economic factors. Register to View AnswerEasier than b. Similar to c. More perplexing than d. Less important than e. None of the above 33 Monitoring activities and making corrections refer to Register to View AnswerOrganizing. b. Planning. c. Leading. d. Staffing. e. Controlling. 34 Which of these forces refer to those aspects of a culture that guide and influence relationships among people? Register to View AnswerSocial b. Political c. Economic d. Technological e. Legal 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 8 of 9 35 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm Interest rates, inflation, and trade barriers are all examples of forces. Register to View AnswerTechnology b. Political c. Social d. Economic e. None of the above 36 Assume that until yesterday, one U.S. dollar could be exchanged for 85 Japanese yens. Today, a dollar gets you 102 yens. Which of the following statements is true? Register to View AnswerU.S. goods will be more expensive in Japan. b. Japanese goods will be more expensive in the U.S. c. U.S. goods will be the same price in Japan. d. Japanese goods will be the same price in the U.S. e. None of the above. 37 The consistency culture has a(n) ________ focus and an orientation for a ________ environment. Register to View AnswerExternal; stable b. External; dynamic c. Internal; stable d. Internal; dynamic e. Structural; dynamic 38 Frank Gilbreth felt that efficiency equated with __________. Register to View AnswerOne best way to do work b. Leadership flows from the top down c. Procedures and policies d. Scientific management e. Bureaucracy 39 Using influence to motivate employees describes which of these functions? Register to View AnswerControlling b. Planning c. Leading d. Monitoring e. Organizing 9/20/2008 5:09 PM MGMT040503-S08R: EXAM 1 9 of 9 40 file:///H:/mai%20lee%20test/mgmt405/test1.htm Which of these can best describe organizing? Register to View AnswerAssigning responsibility for task accomplishment. b. Using influence to motivate employees. c. Monitoring activities and making corrections. d. Selecting goals and ways to attain them. e. None of the above. You are logged in as Mai Le (Logout) MGMT040503-S08R 9/20/2008 5:09 PM ... View Full Document

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