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OB First Quiz Student name: Student ID: 1) A manager engaged in the management function of ____ is monitoring progress toward goal achievement and taking corrective action when needed. A) Planning B) Organizing C) Leading D) Controlling
2) Southern Living magazine was forced to pull an issue off newsstands and mail warnings to 2.5 million subscribers after it became clear that a recipe for dinner rolls described as "little pillows from heaven" was considered controversial. The management function of ____ was used when the warnings were mailed to subscribers.
3) As the human resources manager for Spring Engineering and Manufacturing Corp. in Canton, Michigan, Kim Radeback had to find inexpensive ways to reward and to motivate high performing employees and bolster morale during a sales-flattening economic downturn. Radeback had to engage in which management function?
4) Jane is in charge of her Rotary Club’s annual fund-raising auction. She will decide who will ask local businesses for prizes, and she will determine the site, and she will decide who will sell tickets to customers, and who will work the night of the auction. She is engaged in the management function of:
5) Robert Rothschild Farm boosted morale and showed its gratitude to its 75 employees at its retail store, by hosting its first employee appreciation week. It used the management function of ____ to boost morale. A) Leading B) Commanding C) Organizing D) Controlling
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6) To achieve its goal of increased market share, Krispy Kreme launched a program in Palm Beach County, Florida, that awards grade-school students a free doughnut for every A on their report cards. Creating this program was primarily the function of which management function? Which management function was used to create this program?
7) Nestlé was unsuccessful in early attempts to sell its chocolate in India. It discovered its chocolate bars were not suitable for the Indian markets because the candy had to sit in direct sunlight without benefit of air conditioning and became messy. Nestlé adopted an innovation strategy and developed Chocostick, a liquid chocolate, which is very popular. Solving this problem involved what management function?

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