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Chapter 1 What Is Organizational Behavior? MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Successful managers and entrepreneurs recognize that: a. technical knowledge is all that is needed for success. b. interpersonal skills are not important. c. technical skills are necessary, but insufficient, for succeeding in management. d. an understanding of human behavior does not impact effectiveness (c; Challenging; pp. 2-3) What Managers Do 2. Which one of the following is not considered an organization? a. church b. university c. a military unit d. all 45-year-old adults in a community (d; Easy; p. 4) 3. A(n) _____ is a consciously coordinated social unit, composed of two or more people, that functions on a relatively continuous basis to achieve a common goal or set of goals. a. organization b. unit c. team d. ethnic group (a; Moderate; p. 4) 4. The four management functions include all of the following except: 5. _____ includes defining an organization’s goals and establishing an overall strategy for achieving these goals and developing a comprehensive hierarchy of plans to integrate and coordinate activities. a. Controlling b. Planning c. Leading d. Coordinating (b; Moderate; p. 4) 2 6. The determination of how tasks are to be grouped is part of which management function? 7. The organizing function includes a determination of which of the following?
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8. Every organization contains people, and it is management’s job to direct and coordinate these people. This is the ______ function. a. planning b. leading c. controlling d. organizing (b; Moderate; p.4) 9. According to Henry Mintzberg, the ten managerial roles can be grouped into three categories. Which of the following is not one of these groups? 10. An example of Mintzberg’s interpersonal management role is: 11. When a manager searches the organization and its environment for opportunities and initiates projects to bring about change, the manager is acting in which role?
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