Chap 7 Discussion Question
With respect to the management problem of motivating subordinates to accomplish
organizational goals, what conclusions can you draw from reading the material in
I have concluded from reading the chapter, that motiv
MGMT 410 Quiz 2
1. Nancy often keeps to herself but does share ideas with her manager and her team from time to
time although her ideas are regularly rejected for their cynicism. In this case, Nancy can be
deemed as a _ follower.
Chap 10 Discussion Question
What are some of the major activities of the HR department that can assist the line
supervisor in the staffing function? What should be the primary responsibility of
the HR staff and of line supervisors for various employment a
Chap 9 Discussion Question
What are the advantages of the informal organization? What are the challenges of
the informal organization? Discuss the approaches the supervisor can take to foster
cooperation with informal groups and their leaders. How can the
Chap 8 Discussion Question
Define and discuss the factors a supervisor should consider when developing and
evaluating alternatives in the decision-making process. To what degree should the
ethical tests come into play in any decision?
When developing and
Chap 11 Discussion Question
What are some of the most common reasons for forming a work group? What are
some factors that make a work group cohesive? Is work group cohesiveness
Some of the most common reasons for work groups to form incl
Chap 12 Discussion Question
What are some of the challenges involved in measuring and documenting
Some challenges involved in measuring and documenting employee performance
include: leniency error, rater bias, and performance standar
1. Which of the following managerial functions involves the recruitment, selection, placement, orientation, and training of
2. In the context of management of people in an or
Chapter 11 Homework
1. Which of the following is NOT a common reason for the formation of work groups?
a. Problem solving
b. Behavior guidelines
c. Companionship and identification
d. Labor union mandates
2. Which of the following is NOT a reason
Discussion questions ch3&4
Identify and discuss the important factors a supervisor should consider in planning the work of
his or her areas of responsibility
Planning is the process of deciding what needs to be done by whom and when. Supervisors
Chap 4 Discussion Question
Who are classified as protected-group employees? Discuss whether protected
group means the same as a special group of employees, especially in view of
affirmative-action requirements that may be present in a firm.
Chap 6 Discussion Question
What is meant by effective communication? What changes, if any, should you be
making to improve your communication skills?
Effective communication is achieve when the party sharing the information does so
in an easy to understan
Chap 5 Discussion Question
How would you define leadership?
I would define leadership as someone who inspires, creates vision, and knows how
to motivate others to achieve a group goal. They are someone who is humble
enough to know that others have great i
Chapter 8 HW
1. Which of the following statements concerning decision-making is INCORRECT?
a. Decision-making is the process of choosing a course of action from among alternatives.
b. The decision-making process should basically be the same throug
1. The term _ refers to any group structured by management to carry out designated functions and accomplish certain
2. Which of the following needs do in
Chap 7 HW
1. One of the conclusions about employee job satisfaction drawn from the research data collected by various agencies is
a. the employees perception of the organizations financial stability is related to satisfaction
b. Job securi