T1SG - Study Guide for BA 205 Midterm Exam Hints Here are suggestions to help students prepare for the BA 205 midterm scheduled May 1 2007 Students

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Study Guide for BA 205 Midterm Exam Hints: Here are suggestions to help students prepare for the BA 205 midterm scheduled May 1, 2007. Students need to bring a Scantron form 882-E. Questions will be multiple choice or true/false. Questions will be taken from o lectures up through class April 24 o text book chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 11. Sample Questions: To view questions similar to those on the exam, view the on-line quizzes or view the sample questions below. 1. Employers seeking new employees often rank communication skills a. among the less important job competencies. b. among the most requested competencies in new hires. c. in the middle of a long list of essential competencies. d. below technical skills in terms of important competencies. 2. Job recruiters identify which of the following as the top skill set sought in job applicants? a. The ability to multitask and to respond quickly b. The ability to work flexible schedules and to accept overtime c. The ability to adapt to technological advances and to use computers effectively d. The ability to write and speak well 3. Businesses spend billions of dollars annually to teach employees to write documents that a. are clear and concise. b. entertain and grab attention. c. are humorous and creative. d. demonstrate great storytelling skill. 4. Major trends in today’s dynamic world of work include flattened management hierarchies, more participatory management, heightened global competition, and increased emphasis on a. developing fully interactive Web sites. b. sending documents by overnight shipping. c. participating in self-directed work groups and virtual teams. d. expanding local franchises.
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5. Amber has made a conscious effort to become an active listener, so she shuts down her computer, turns off her cell phone, and asks her assistant to hold all incoming calls when she conducts interviews. What technique is she using to improve listening? a.
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T1SG - Study Guide for BA 205 Midterm Exam Hints Here are suggestions to help students prepare for the BA 205 midterm scheduled May 1 2007 Students

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