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16. Which of the following statements describes an advantage of the systems approach to management? A. It forces managers to view their organization as part of a whole. B. All of these describe advantages of the systems approach to management. C. It forces managers to be aware of how the environment affects specific parts of the organization. D. It encourages managers to focus on better communication and cooperation within the organization. E. It makes managers acutely aware that good internal management of the organization may not be enough to ensure survival. Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: B Your Response: B 17. Which management theorist provided managers with a better understanding of the effect group social interactions and employee satisfaction have on individual and group performance? Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: D Your Response: D 18. A(n) ____ is a set of interrelated elements or parts that function as a whole. Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: D Your Response: D
19. Refer to ISG. What advice should the shift supervisor, who is in charge of the six college students, take from the teachings of Henri Fayol that is most likely to improve productivity? Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: A Your Response: A 20. Thanks to ____, Unverferth, a farm equipment manufacturer, was able to use computer-assisted design in the development of its new 12-row subsoiler for cotton production. A. Henry Gantt B. Pietro Beretta C. Gaspard Monge D. Eli Whitney E. Henry Ford Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: C Your Response: C 21. Refer to ISG. What advice should the shift supervisor at the steel plant in charge of the six college students take from the teachings of Frederick Taylor? Points Earned: 1/1 Correct Answer: B Your Response: E