MGT1FOM_Sem2_2009_PracticeExam0

MGT1FOM_Sem2_2009_PracticeExam0 - LATROBE UNIVERSITY...

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LATROBE UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF LAW AND MANAGEMENT SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT MGT1FOM – FOUNDATIONS OF MANAGEMENT PRACTICE EXAMINATION - SEMESTER 2, 2009 PART A (10 marks) Students should answer all twenty (20) multiple choice questions. Each question is worth 0.5 marks. 1. Reward power, coercive power, and legitimate power are different types of __________. a) formal leadership b) position power c) informal leadership d) personal power e) directive leadership 2. Which of the following is not an example of a specific environmental factor? a) suppliers b) political conditions c) customers d) governmental agencies e) special-interest pressure groups
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3. The primary value of the __________ approach is that it stresses that there are no simplistic or universal rules for managers to follow in doing their jobs. a) systems b) traditional c) contingency d) functional e) command-and-control 4. What are the three variables that determine a leader’s situational control according to Fiedler’s contingency theory? a) Referent power, leadership style and task structure b) Personal power, leadership style and leader-member relations c) Legitimate power, task structure and leader-member relations d) Position power, task structure and leader-member relations e) Expert power, leadership style and task structure 5. Which of the following statements does NOT support the argument that corporations should engage in socially responsible behaviour? a) Social responsibility decreases the need for restrictive government regulation. b) Businesses have the resources and obligation to act in socially responsible ways. c) Socially responsible behaviour improves the public image of business. d) Pursuing socially responsible goals may dilute the purpose of the business. e) Long-run profits for the business may improve or even be dependent on its degree of social responsibility. 6. __________ for change arise when a change in one part of the organisational system creates the need for change in another part of the system a) Global forces b) External forces c) Interdepartmental forces d) Internal forces e) Managerial forces
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7. Which of the following is not a characteristic of modern organisational form? a) decentralisation b) a clear chain of command c) cross-functional teams d) low formalisation e) wide spans of control 8. The passage of tighter gun controls in Australia, exemplify the effect of: a) economic forces b) social forces c) political forces d) monetary forces e) technological forces 9. Which of the following accurately describes an open system? a)
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2009 for the course MGT IS taught by Professor Nicola during the Three '09 term at La Trobe University.

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MGT1FOM_Sem2_2009_PracticeExam0 - LATROBE UNIVERSITY...

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