MAN Quiz #2 Chap 2

MAN Quiz #2 Chap 2 - Chapter 2 Management Yesterday and...

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Chapter 2 Management Yesterday and Today TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF MANAGEMENT 1. According to Adam Smith, division of labor was an important concept. (True; easy; p. 26) 2. In the Industrial Revolution, machine power began substituting for human power. (True; easy; p. 27) 3. The Industrial Revolution began in the nineteenth century. ( True False ; moderate; p. 27) SCIENTIFIC MANAGEMENT 4. Principles of Scientific Management was written by Frederick Winslow Taylor. (True; moderate; p. 28) 5. “One best way” is the phrase most associated with scientific management. (True; moderate; p. 28) 6. The primary issue that aroused Taylor to create a more scientific approach to management was worker effectiveness. (False; difficult; p. 28) 7. Based on his scientific management principles, Taylor suggested the incentive pay principle. (True; moderate; p. 28) 8. Geert Hofstede is associated with the scientific management approach. (False; moderate; p. 28) 9. Frank Gilbreth’s best-known contribution to scientific management concerned selecting the best worker. (False; moderate; p. 29) 10. Gilbreth is best known for “the one best way.” (False; moderate; p. 28) 11. Frederick Taylor is most associated with the principles of scientific management. (True; easy; p. 28) 12. Geert Hofstede was among the first researchers to use motion pictures to study hand-and-body motions. (False; moderate; p. 29) GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE THEORISTS 13. General administrative theory focuses only on managers and administrators. (False; moderate; p. 29) 14. One could say that Fayol was interested in studying macromanagement issues, whereas Taylor was interested in 26
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studying micromanagement issues. (True; moderate; p. 30) 15. The 14 principles of management are associated with Fayol. (True; moderate; p. 30) 16. An organization that has a division of labor, a clearly defined hierarchy, detailed rules, and impersonal relationships would be described as a bureaucracy. (True; moderate; p. 30) 17. Weber’s bureaucracy is a lot like scientific management. (True; moderate; p. 30) QUANTITATIVE APPROACH TO MANAGEMENT 18. The qualitative approach to management has also been labeled operations research or management science. (False; moderate; p. 32) 19. Linear programming is a technique that managers used to improve resource allocation decisions. (True; moderate; p. 32) TOWARD UNDERSTANDING ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 20. Concern for employee motivation is most closely associated with organizational behavior. (True; moderate; p. 32) 21. Barnard, Follett, Munsterberg, and Owen are all theorists are associated with the early organizational behavior approach. (True; moderate; p. 33) 22. Hugo Munsterberg created the field of industrial psychology. (False; moderate; p. 33)
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MAN Quiz #2 Chap 2 - Chapter 2 Management Yesterday and...

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