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7 Student: _______________________________________________________________________________________ True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False 1. Managers utilize organizational resources such as employees, information, and equipment to accomplish goals. 2. The main job of managers today is to watch over people to be sure they do what the manager asks of them. 3. The best way to get people to do what a manager wants is for the manager to reprimand those who don't do things correctly. 4. Managers in progressive firms of all kinds tend to be friendly, and treat employees as partners. 5. Managers must earn the trust of their employees. 6. Because of their importance and skills, few managers lost their jobs in the economic crisis of 2008-2009. 7. Management is the art of getting things done through organizational resources. 8. A modern manager's main job is to issue orders, then follow up to make sure employees do as they were told. 9. Managers in progressive organizations tend to emphasize teamwork and cooperation rather than discipline and giving orders. 10. Managers in many of today's high-tech firms realize that workers often know much more about technology than they do. 11. In today's business environment, the general trend is to develop long-term relationships between workers and their employers. 12. Despite all of the changes in the business environment, the basic way a manager performs his or her job has remained remarkably constant. 13. Managers focus on making efficient use of their organization's human resources, but leave decisions about the efficient use of other resources such as buildings, machinery, and supplies to engineers and accountants. 14. Given the lack of discipline and short attention spans of today's workers, modern managers must watch their workers closely, set strict rules, and vigorously enforce policies. 15. In most high tech industries, the best way to respond quickly to rapid technological changes is to keep most authority and responsibility in the hands of a few key managers who provide precise, detailed directions to the workers. 16. Due to the fact that employees today often know much more about technology and the technical aspects of their jobs than their managers do, progressive managers emphasize team work and cooperation as a strategy for getting work done. 17. Because of advancements in technology, managers now have an easier time obtaining long-term commitments from workers. 18. Because of advancements in technology, it is likely that you will work for the same company for most of your career.
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True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False True False 19. Managers make decisions about how to use organizational resources to accomplish goals.
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