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Question 1 1 out of 1 points Which of the following management practices can be used by an organization that wants to create a competitive advantage through its employees? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Response Feedback: See Exhibit 1.7 for other examples of management practices used to create a competitive advantage through people. h Question 2 1 out of 1 points Connie O’Day is a middle-level manager for the publishers of Free Spirit magazine, a publication targeted to women who are not focused on finding a husband or maintaining a house and garden. She spends much of her day conducting interviews with groups of women to determine what they consider most important in their lives. She also keeps an eye on the sales and content of other women’s magazines. Which informational role does O’Day perform? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Response Feedback: In the monitor role, managers scan their environments for information, actively contact others for information, and, because of their personal contacts, receive a great deal of unsolicited information.
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Question 3 1 out of 1 points Which type of skills tends to be most important to the success of lower-level managers? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: h Question 4 1 out of 1 points Conceptual skills are most important for lower-level managers. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Response Feedback: h Question 5 0 out of 1 points A U.S. Marine drill instructor motivating new recruits to challenge themselves is engaged in which management function? Answer
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Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Response Feedback: Leading is defined as inspiring and motivating workers to work hard to achieve organizational goals. Motivating is not one of the four management functions but is part of leading. h Question 6 1 out of 1 points Volkswagen In August 2005, Bernd Pischetsrieder, chief executive of Volkswagen, announced further restructuring plans for the company. VW is Europe's largest carmaker and needed to make itself profitable once again. To do so, VW cut thousands of jobs in the ensuing years through natural attrition, early retirement, and buying workers out of their contracts. The carmaker also considered whether its component parts factories in Brunswick, Kassel, and Wolfsburg were helping VW accomplish its organizational goal. Pischetsrieder blamed much of the company's problems on restructuring that was done in
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