BA 3 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
life experiences
pronounced distinctly and clearly
Distribution of representatives among the states based on the population of each state
launch a new organizational advertising campaign to promote a new product; give a speech to inform the general public about the organization's future goals
downsizing an organization by eliminating the jobs or large numbers of top, middle, and first-line managers and non-managerial employees
Relationship Marketing
establishing long-term, mutually satisfying buyer-seller relationships
supporter; voter; member of a constituency; component
Merit Salary System
individual incentive linking compensation to performance in non-sales jobs
programs that tell the computer's hardware what resources to use and how to use them
the pattern of relatively enduring ways that a person feels, thinks, and behaves
stocks, bonds, and mutual funds representing secured, or assed-based, claims by investors against issues
the planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of human and other resources to achieve organizational goals efficiently and effectively
Social Structure
the arrangement of relationships between individuals and groups in a society
Marketing Research
the systematic design, collection, interpretation, and reporting of information to help marketers solve specific marketing problems or take advantage of marketing opportunities
Businesspersons who would choose to act unethically may be deterred from doing so because of public opinion.
an assistant subject to the authority or control of another
Employee-Focused Leader Behavior
leader behavior focusing on satisfaction, motivation, and well-being of employees
an employee's not showing up for work
On-the-Job Training
training conducted in a controlled environment away from the work site
Materials Management
process of planning, organizing, and controlling the flow of materials from sources of supply through distribution of finished goods
Anti-Virus Software
product that protects systems by searching incoming emails and data files for "signatures" of known viruses and virus-like characteristics
Output Stage
organization releases outputs to its environment: goods, services
Fundamental Attribution Error
the tendency to over-attribute behavior to internal rather than to external causes
Angel Investors
outside investors who provide new capital for firms in return for a share of equity ownership
a measure of the appropriateness of the goals an organization is pursuing and of the degree to which the organization achieves those goals
Defensive Approach
companies and their managers behave ethically to the degree that they stay within the law and abide strictly with legal requirements
Mary Parker Follett
founder of Behavioral Management Theory
activities that managers engage in to develop a pool of qualified candidates for open positions
Centralized Organization
a structure in which top-level managers delegate little authority to lower levels
Business Cycle
a pattern of economic fluctuations that has four stages: prosperity, recession, depression, and recovery
Single-Source Data
information provided by a single marketing research firm
What protien is 2/3 responsible for oncotic pressure?
A federal case typically originates in a federal district court.
Rules Committee
Determines the rules of debate for bills in the House of Representatives-also known as the calender committee
of or involving the common people as constituting a fundamental politico-economic group
method of resolving a labor dispute in which both parties agree to submit to the judgment of a neutral party
Operations (Production) Managers
managers responsible for ensuring that operations processes create value and provide benefits to customers
Substitute Product
product that is dissimilar from those of competitors but that can fulfill the same need
Information Technology
the many different kinds of computer and communications hardware and software, and the skills of their designers, programmers, managers, and technicians
Perceptual Ability
ability to uncover visual patterns and see relationships within and across patterns
Asset Allocation
relative amount of funds invested in (or allocated to) each of several investment alternatives
Leadership Neutralizer
something that prevents a leader from having any influence and negates a leader's efforts
Job Facet
one of numerous components of a job
Operations Management
provides managers with a set of techniques that they can use to analyze any aspect of an organization's production system to increase efficiency
Needs Assessment
an assessment of which employees need training or development and what type of skills or knowledge they need to acquire
a competitive structure in which a few sellers control the supply of a large proportion of a product
Product Orientation
1850's - 1920's ; US Industrial Revolution; "you make it, they'll buy it"
Company Sales Potential
the maximum percentage of market potential that an individual firm within an industry can expect to obtain for a specific product
What effect does acidosis have on serum K ?
Increases levels
Manifestations of OSA include?
snoring, daytime sleepiness, morning headaches
Modern Clothing, Inc., and National Denim Corporation use the mark "Made by Members of the U.S. Textile Workers Union" on the tags of their products to indicate the participation of the union in the manufacture. Modern and National are not in business tog
a collective mark.
affirmative action
programs intended to make up for past discrimination by helping minority groups and women gain access to jobs and opportunities
Situational Approach to Leadership
approach that assumes that appropriate leader behavior varies from one situation to another
Just-In-Time (JIT) Production
type of lean production system that brings together all materials at the precise time they are required at each production stage
Organizational Behavior
the study of factors that affect how individuals and groups act in organizations and how organizations respond to their environments
Individual Differences
the ways in which people differ from each other
Russell 2000 Index
specialty index that uses 2000 stocks to measure the performance of the smallest US companies
Organizational Structure
a formal system of task and reporting relationships that coordinates and motivates organizational members so that they work together to achieve organizational goals
Unity of Direction
the singleness of purpose that makes possible the creation of one plan of action to guide managers and workers as they use organizational resources
Americans with Disabilities Act - 1990
prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in employment decisions and requires that employers make accommodations for such workers to enable them to perform their jobs
a stage of the business cycle in which the economy moves from recession or depression toward prosperity
On-Site Computer Interview
a variation of the shopping mall intercept interview in which respondents complete a self-administered questionnaire displayed on a computer monitor
Define industrial policy.
Industrial policy may be defined as any selective government measure that prevents or promotes changes in the structure of the economy.
What are S/S of hyperkalemia?
- neuromuscular weakness- paralysis- tall, narrow, peaked T-wave- P-wave flattens- widening QRS- GI upset- rewarming after hypothermia
Community Profile
is a summary of the history present conditions and anticipated future of an area
Amicus Curiae
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
National Culture
the set of values or beliefs that a society considers important and the norms of behavior that are approved or sanctioned in that society
Energy/Activity Levels
when high, help a leader deal with the many demands he or her faces on a day-to-day basis
Realistic Job Preview (RJP)
an honest assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of a job and organization
Describe the Consumer’s Magna Carta.
The four basic consumer rights:
Right to safety – concerned with the fact that many products are dangerous.
Right to be information - consumers right is to know what a product really is, how it is to be used, and what cautions must be exercised in using it. Right to choose - refers to the assurance that competition is working effectively.
Right to be heard - was proposed because of the belief of many consumers that they could not effectively communicate to business their desires and especially their grievances.
What are S/S of hypercalcemia?
- fatigue- GI upset- lethargy, confusion- wide QRS- prolonged PRi
What is a COMPUTER?
A machine that, under a program's direction and control, performs four basic operations: Input, Processing, Output & Storage.
Long term Liabilities
Monies you owe that are to be paid beyond one year. This includes- some bank loans, mortgage loans, equipment loans, other notes payable, etc.
Of all the stakeholder groups represented by the textbook chapters, which do you think is most legitimate for a business to consider and why (define legitimacy in your answer)?
Legitimacy refers to the perceived validity or appropriateness of a stakeholder’s claim to a stake. Although owners, employees, and customers all represent a high degree of legitimacy due to their explicit, formal, and direct relationships with the company, customers in my opinion are the most legitimate because they are the ones who create revenue for the company and its owners. Allowing them to provide jobs and pay their employees.
What does the Aldrette scoring system evaluate?
- activity- respiratory- circulatory- consciousness- color
Secondary polycythemia in relation to OSA can cause?
increased risk ischemic heart disease and cerebrovascular disease
Initial Public Offering (IPO)
first sale of a company's stock to the general public
Take a look in your book for the Seven S’s of Strategic Environmental Management. Describe how the PSU School of Business might apply four of the S’s to our organization.

Structure: environmental representative on board, environmental executive positions, environmental quality circles.

Staff: environmental recruitment, environmental bonuses and environmental involvement

Style: earth day leadership, recycling classes/contests, environmental bulletin board/library

Skills: waste minimization, life cycle usage, ecology/integration
What are the 4 Starling forces that govern fluid dynamics?
1. capillary hydrostatic pressure2. ISF hydrostatic pressure3. ISF oncotic pressure4. capillary oncotic
Which of the following acts requires companies to set up confidential systems so that employees and others may "raise red flags" about suspected illegal and unethical auditing and accounting practices?
Correct The Sarbanes-Oxley Act
List six of the ten top principles of safety.

Build safety into product design.
Do product safety testing for all foreseeable hazards.
Educate consumers about product safety.
Report product safety defects promptly.
Track and address your products safety performance.
Fully investigate product safety.
Report product safety defects promptly.
If a defect occurs, promptly offer a comprehensive recall plan.
Work with the Consumer Product Safety Council (CSPC) to make sure your recall is effective.
Learn from mistakes – yours and others.
What kind of shunt results from atelectasis?
a right to left shunt ("unoxygenated" blood bypasses O2 exposure)
Suppose that when you enter an "On the Border" Mexican restaurant, you see a distinctive interior, a distinctive menu, and a wait staff wearing distinctive attire. This combination of things creates a unique ambience, known in legal terms as a:
Correct trade dress
Jami invents a new machine that automatically weeds small gardens. He obtains a patent for his invention from the U.S. government. Louisa buys one of Jami's machines, pulls it apart, copies his work, and starts producing and selling her own version of the
Correct has infringed on Jami's patent rights.
What happens when PEEP is added to an obese patient?
improves FRC and O2 but CO and O2 delivery is decreased b/c decrease in CO.
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