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Unformatted text preview: 13. Sample Test Questions These item are fiom the beginning of the course. The first exam should give you an even better idea about the type of test that you can expect in the remainder of Management 300. (PS. If you can‘t score 100% correct on these iterrs afier preparing for the first exam, you've got real problems.) CV 1. Which of these best describes organizing? a. assembling and coordinating resources needed to achieve grals. b. monitoring activities and making corrections. c. selecting goals and ways to attain them (1. using influence to motivate employees. b 2. “Doing things right” : “doing the right things” :: a. controlling: leading b. efficiency: effectiveness c. knowledge management : technolog'cal Chang d. planning: controlling d 3. Which of the following best describes the position ofa frontline manager? a. organizes people across departments to perform a specific task. b. responsible for a self-contained division and all the depatrnents within it. c. responsible for several departments that perform different firnctions. d. supervises the operational activities ofthe organization. CV 4. All of the following are required for an organization to gain a competitive advantag in today’s business world EXCEPT: a. being both a specialist and a ganeralist. b. cost competitiveness. c. innovation. (1. quality. 0 5. According to B&S, practices intended to identifl and harness the intellectual resources of a company’s employees are called :: a. collaboration across boundaries. \b. delivering strategic value. c. knowledge management. (1. technical skills. 10. 11. Which of the following approaches to the studyof management does NOT belongwith the other three? a. administrative management b. bureaucracy c. organizational behavior d. scientific management In a bureaucracy, selection and promotion of employees should be based on: amount of education. family connections. technical competence. Theory X ideas about rranagement. 999‘!” A significant contribution of Chester Bamard was the concept of a. acceptance theory of authority. b. bureaucracy. c. the contingncy perspective. (1. Theory Y. Despite flawed methodology and some unjustified conclusions, the fndings of the Hawthorne Studies provided the impetus for which approach to management? contingency perspective. human relations. organizational behavior: systems theory. 9-9572» Which of the following terms does NOT belongwith the otherthree? customers demographics new entrants substitutes and corrplements 9.0 9*.» To deal with the demand for its classes, the Rutgers Business School (RBS) sets high admission requirements and only allows students who have been admitted to the School to take its courses. The RBS adapts to demand in its environment by: a. buffering. b. coopting. c. rationing. d. smoothing. 12. 13. C, 14. C 16. Rutgers University is influenced by the State of New Jersey because it is dependent upon the legislature for a substantial portion of its operating budget. Likewise, Rutgers’ presidents regularly point out that the State is influenced by Rutgers, including the new ideas about technology developed by its faculty, the workforce it trains in its classrooms, and the assistance it provides in a variety of areas including business policy, metropolitan planning, and government operations. This description indicates that: a. customers of the University have substantial bargaining power. b. Rutgers has substantial bargaining power over its suppliers. 0. Rutgers is an open system. (1. the University’s general environment is more important than its task environment. Business practices, stories, symbols and ceremonies all provide indications ofthe of an organization. culture environmental uncertainty societal values strategic maneuvering 999‘.» Environmental scanning: changing the environment you are in :: benchmarking : scenario development domain selection : strategic maneuvering forecasting : strategic maneuvering strategic maneuvering : domain selection 999‘?” The prices paid on the stock market, interest rates, and unerrployment figures represent elements of the environment. a. competitive b. economic 0. natural (1. supply chain In what stage of personal moral development is a person mostly concerned with the rewards and punishments of an action? a. conventional b. discretionary c. preconventional d. principled Which of the following terms does NOT belongwith the otherthree? a. focus on economic and legal responsibilities b. Milton Friedman c. principled moral reasoning d. profit maximization are company mechanisms typically designed by corporate attomeys to prevent, detect, and punish legal Violations. a. Compliance-based ethics programs b. Ethics codes c. Integrity-based ethics programs d. Philanthropic responsibilities Sustainable gowth is most closely associated with: a. a risk society. b. ecocentric management. c. moral philosophy. (1. slack resources. Shared beliefs about right and wrong among other people 2 greatest good for greatest numbers :: a Caux principles : universalism b. egosim : utilitarian approach 0 relativism: universalism d relativism: utilitarianism ...
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