BA310%20Practice%20Questions%20Part%203%20F2009

BA310%20Practice%20Questions%20Part%203%20F2009 - BADM 310...

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BADM 310 Practice Questions #3 Page 1 of 13 BA310 Practice Questionns - Part 3 These questions are meant to be generally similar to those on the Part 3 exam, with the exception that the regular exam will have the usual number of movie clip and Cango questions. Also, some topics that appear on the practice exam will not appear on the regular exam, and vice versa. Please use the study guide as the best guide to potential question topics. There is an answer key at the end. Questions: 1. In giving feedback you should: a. Be specific in your comments b. Focus on correctable behavior c. Express confidence in an individual’s ability to improve d. All of the above are recommended. 2. Geneva Steal is adding an assembly line to its existing plant, and so there are three open supervisory positions. The methods to manage the lines are standardized and there is little need for innovation. Relatedly, the company is hoping to enhance assembly line employees’ motivation. Based on class concepts, should Geneva use external recruitment to fill the managerial positions? a. Yes b. No 3. Though both are subjective evaluations, Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scales are superior to Graphic Rating Scales in most performance appraisal situations. a. True. b. False. 4. Action learning is the idea of linking conceptual learning with actual job tasks. a. True. b. False. 5. On average, organizations that utilize Affirmative Action programs manage diversity about as well as those that employ voluntary diversity management programs. a. True b. False 1
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BADM 310 Practice Questions #3 Page 2 of 13 6. Evidence presented in class indicated that while unintended discrimination remains an important problem, overt discrimination has largely been eliminated in large American corporations. a. True b. False 7. Diversity primarily has ________ implications. a. Ethical b. Legal c. Economic d. All of the above 8. To manage diversity effectively, it is recommended that companies should _____________. a. Reward employees for managing diversity effectively b. Train employees to become aware of diversity issues c. Develop an inclusive culture that encourages tolerance and empathy d. Do all of the above 9. The “legitimacy and access” model of diversity management is commonly used in the presence of a clear opportunity or threat. a. True b. False 10. Not too long ago, McDonald’s introduced salads on its menu. At the time, concerns and criticisms had been building from customers and other stakeholders about the unhealthy nature of McDonald’s food, even though McDonald’s was celebrating record profits at the time. If McDonald’s introduced the salad menu because of customers’ concerns rather than to increase profits, its action is consistent with which view: a. Social Responsiveness b. Social Responsibility c. Social Obligation d. All of the above 2
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BADM 310 Practice Questions #3 Page 3 of 13 11. In the classical view of social responsibility, managers’ primary responsibility is to operate the business in the best
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2010 for the course BADM 310 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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