MNGT 141-900 Chapter 9 Answers

MNGT 141-900 Chapter 9 Answers - MNGT 141-900: Modern...

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MNGT 141-900: Modern Management Chapter 9 Answers COPY AND PASTE. DO NOT SEND FILE OR CREDIT WILL NOT BE RECEIVED. 1. A plan is a specific action proposed to help the organization achieve its objectives. 2. The repetitiveness dimension of a plan is the extent to which the plan is used over and over again. 3. The time dimension of a plan is the length of time the plan covers. 4. The scope dimension of a plan is the portion of the total management system at which the plan is aimed. 5. The level dimension of a plan is the level of the organization at which the plan is aimed. 6. Standing plans are used over and over again because they focus on organizational situations that occur repeatedly. 7. Single-use plans are used only once- or, at most, several times- because they focus on unique or rare situations within the organization. 8. A policy is a standing plan that furnishes broad guidelines for taking action consistent with reaching organizational objectives. A procedure is standing plan outlines a series of related actions that must be taken to accomplish a particular task. A rule is standing plan that designates what an organization member should or should not do and allows no room for interpretation. 9. Two types of single-use plans are programs and budgets. A program is a plan design to carry out a special project within an organization. A budget is a financial plan that covers a specified length of time. 10. Factors that contribute to the failure of plans: corporation planning in not integrated into
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MNGT 141-900 Chapter 9 Answers - MNGT 141-900: Modern...

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