Multiple Choice Questions CH553. (p. 139) A career that is upwardly mobile, with a number of jobs that are fundamentally different yet still build on one another is known as a(n) ______ career. A. steady-state B. portfolio C. spiral D. inclining E. linear The spiral career is, like the linear career, upwardly mobile. However, on this career path, you would have a number of jobs that are fundamentally different yet still build on one another, giving you more general experience and the skills to advance in rank and status.
54. (p. 140) Planning is defined as A. formulating a method to allocate resources effectively. B.
55. (p. 141) Which of the following is one of the challenges of planning? A. Assigning the right
56. (p. 141) If you do not have all of the information for a complete plan, you should A. make
57. (p. 141-142) Which of the following is a benefit of planning? A. Planning allows you to spend little time preparing for the future. B. Planning allows you to make all decisions without consulting superiors. C. Planning helps you compare your results to your competitors'. D. Planning helps the company to be spontaneous. E. Planning helps you cope with uncertainty. There are four benefits to planning: (1) planning helps you check on your progress. (2) Planning helps you coordinate activities. (3) Planning helps you think ahead. (4) Planning helps you cope with uncertainty.