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MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATIONAL CONCEPTS FALL 2018 MGT 150 72926 NEW YORK CITY TEST #1 NAME: __________________________________ Please answer the following questions on Test Paper: TRUE/FALSE: PLEASE MARK T OR F 1. Middle managers are typically responsible for coordinating and linking groups, departments, and divisions within a company. 2. Team leaders direct the work of individuals within the team structure. 3. Companies look for a total of four sets of skills in individuals to identify potential managers. These desired skills are technical skills, human skills, conceptual skills, and motivation to manage. 4. The motivation to manage tends to be higher among managers at higher levels in the organization than it is among managers at lower levels in the organization. 5. For many managers, the knowledge, skills, and abilities that led to success early in their careers (i.e., prior to their promotion into the ranks of management) may not necessarily help them succeed as managers. 6. Frank and Lillian Gilbreth studied the psychology of groups. 7. A Gantt chart can be used to track informal communication paths. 8. According to bureaucratic management principles, those higher in the chain of command do not have the right to give commands, take action, and make decisions concerning activities occurring anywhere below them in the chain. 9. Human relations management focused on managers’ roles and authority. 10. Mary Parker Follett believed that managers could deal with conflict through accommodation, mediation, and coercion. 1
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11. Business confidence indices are a viable alternative to economic statistics for management decision making. 12. Perceptual maps are simplified models of external environments. 13. Organizational culture refers to the set of key values, beliefs, and attitudes shared by organizational members. 14. Mission statements do not have to be specific to be effective tools for creating successful organizational cultures. 15. Organizational heroes are used to make sense of organizational events and changes. 16. Ethics is the set of moral principles or values that defines right and wrong for a person or group. 17. Workplace deviance can be categorized in terms of how deviant the behavior is and the organizational cost of the deviant behavior. 18. Under the U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines, companies can be prosecuted and punished for the illegal or unethical actions of employees, even if management didn’t know about the unethical behavior. 19. Under the U.S. Sentencing Commission Guidelines, companies without compliance programs can pay fines many times larger than companies with established compliance programs. 20. Concentration of effect is how much an act affects the average person. 21. Planning offers three important benefits. They are intensified effort, synergy, and direction.
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