Quiz 05 Answers - Chapter 5 Decision Making, Learning,...

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Chapter 5 Decision Making, Learning, Creativity, and Innovation Quiz #5 with answers 1.____Managers make decisions whenever they are engaged in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling activities. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 Page: 172 2.____A manager who makes a decision based on his or her judgment is using a less rational process than a manager who makes a decision using his or her intuition. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Learning Objective: 1 Page: 174 3.____March and Simon's Administrative Model is consistent with the classical model of decision-making. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 Page: 177 4.____When a manager chooses an acceptable alternative instead of the optimum alternative, we say that a satisficing decision has occurred. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 1 Page: 179 5.____When we say that managers are concerned with the legality of a decision, this is another way of saying that they are concerned with the practicality of the decision. Ans: False Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 Page: 182 6.____The ability of a decision-maker to discover novel ideas that lead to feasible alternatives in decision-making is known as creativity. Ans: True Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 5 Page: 188 7.____In brainstorming sessions, the fewer alternatives presented, the better the brainstorming session. Ans: False Difficulty: Moderate Learning Objective: 5 Page: 192
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8. An organization's accounting department decides to send out a bill to a new customer. What type of decision does this represent? A) Programmed B) Nonprogrammed C) Intuition D) Groupthink E) Bounded rationality Ans: A Difficulty: Moderate Learning Objective: 1 Page: 174 9. An office manager orders photocopy paper whenever the number of reams of paper in the storeroom is below a certain amount. This represents which type of decision? A) Satisficing B) Programmed C) Intuition D) Nonprogrammed E) None of the above Ans: B Difficulty: Moderate Learning Objective: 1 Page: 173 10. Nonroutine decisions made in response to novel situations in business are known as: A) intuitive decisions. B)
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Quiz 05 Answers - Chapter 5 Decision Making, Learning,...

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