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CHAPTER 1 part 1 - CHAPTER 1: THE NATURE OF MANAGEMENT...

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CHAPTER 1: THE NATURE OF MANAGEMENT Multiple Choice Questions 1. Management involves acting in a _____to accomplish tasks. a. random manner b. leisurely manner c. reactive manner d. goal-directed manner Answer: d (p. 5, moderate, recall) 2. Management involves activities carried out _____. a. in a vacuum b. in an organizational setting c. in one’s subconscious mind d. in a research and development facility Answer: b (p. 6, moderate, recall) 3. The term “management” involves all of the following EXCEPT _____. a. belonging to a collective bargaining unit b. assembling and using sets of resources c. acting in a goal-directed manner to accomplish tasks d. carrying out activities carried out in an organizational setting Answer: a (p. 6, easy, recall) 4. The term “resources” in management does NOT refer to _____. a. leisure time b. information c. people d. raw materials Answer: a (p. 6, easy, recall) 5. The term “manager” refers to anyone _____. a. who is not a member of a labor union b. who is a member of an organization c. who is involved in implementing the firm’s strategic plan d. who has designated responsibilities for carrying out managerial activities Answer: d (p. 6, moderate, recall)
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6. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding change in an organization? a. Change is persistent, pervasive, and powerful. b. Managing change is a straightforward, routine task. c. Not making any changes is unlikely to be an option. d. Managers must face the need for change and the opportunity to create change. Answer: b (p. 6, moderate, integration) 7. Three of the most important challenges impacting contemporary managers are _____. a. change, technology, and globalization b. competition, change, and localization c. competition, technology, and regionalism d. change, globalism, and employee morale Answer: a (pp. 6 – 7, moderate, recall)
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