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45. Which of the early management scholars had many views that are consistent with modern management thought such as (1) the belief that subordinates should be involved in the decision-making process whenever they are likely to be affected by the decision, (2) workers must be involved in solving problems and (3) teamwork? a. Max Weber b. Frederick Taylor c. Henri Fayol d. Mary Parker Follett e. Frank Gilbreth ANS: D DIF: M OBJ: 4 NOT: Recall 46. The ABC corporation had not investigated or studied its assembly line workers in many years. When they did eventually conduct a study of employee productivity by using both a study and a control group, they were surprised by the results. Both groups displayed significant changes in their output levels. The ABC corporation attributed these productivity gains as not being caused by their manipulations, but rather by some other human behavior event, perhaps a feeling of value to the organization because of the perception that management cared enough to make the study. This phenomenon is known as the 47. Suppose you are the manager of a hotel. After reading our textbook, you decide to start practicing the "human relations factors" of management more so that you have in the past. You begin by paying more attention to your employees and by going out of your way to act interested in what they are doing. Almost immediately, you notice that the performance of your employees improves. According to the discussion in our textbook, this improvement in your employees performance could be referred to as 40
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48. Suppose you were hired as the manager of a small paint factory. A few days into the job, you sensed that your workers were very poorly motivated to perform. After visiting with several of your workers, it became clear to you that none of the workers felt that anyone in management cared about them as people. As a result, you started paying attention to your workers and showed interest in what they were doing. Almost immediately, you noticed that morale improved and productivity went up. This type of finding is consistent with what Elton Mayo called the
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