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1) Planning involves which of the following?

A. Analyzing current situations

B. Determining rewards for goals achievement

C. Motivating employees

D. Implementing necessary changes


2) _______ is specifying the goals to be achieved and deciding in advance
the appropriate actions needed to
achieve those goals.

A. Staffing

B. Leading

C. Organizing

D. Planning


3) Advances in genetic engineering and biotechnology are expected to produce some food products that will
become available year
-
round even in northern
climates. These changes will provide grocers with an
opportunity to reduce their shipping costs while at the same time, offering fresher produce to their customers.
These advances are an example of changes in the

A. technological environment

B. economic en
vironment

C. political environment

D. ecological environment


4) _________ trends regarding how people think and behave have major implications for management of the
labor force, corporate social actions, and strategic decisions about products and markets.

A. Psychological

B. Economic

C. Technological

D. Societal


5) Which of the following is a step in the decision
-
making process?

A. Generating an idea

B. Good business planning

C. Evaluating the decision

D. Delegating a task


6) Which is a step in the
decision
-
making process?

A. Resolving and reducing conflict

B. Making the choice

C. Using the lack of structure

D. Delegating a task


7) The targets or ends the manager wants to reach are called

A. goals

B. missions

C. visions

D. strategies


8) In the
_______________ stage of the planning process, managers should weigh the advantages,
disadvantages, and potential effects of each alternative goal and plan.

A. goal and plan evaluation

B. goal and plan selection

C. implementation

D. alternate goals and pla
ns


9) Tactical planning would include which of the following?

A. Profit goals

B. Design, test, and install the equipment needed to produce a new product line

C. Human resources requirements

D. Return on investment


10) The internal analysis component of t
he strategic management process assesses the organization's

A. performance levels

B. competitors

C. industry growth rate

D. product substitutions in the market


11) Eagle Manufacturing, Inc., is in the middle of its first day of the senior management
retreat. The topic on
the agenda is corporate social responsibility (CSR). Most of the group has seen this brought up before and
then shot down because it generally costs Eagle's shareholders in the form of a lower stock price. But the new
VP of Ethics, Gl
oria Wright, is about to explain why she believes CSR will actually benefit the shareholders
and Eagle management alike. Her team begins the presentation with a discussion of CSR

its current
definition and reconciliation of past views. Jeremiah then discus
ses the importance of being a good global
corporate citizen by supporting the local school system. Ellen takes the floor to make the case for doing what
is expected by global stakeholders even though there are no

laws requiring those actions. Finally Glori
a wraps the discussion up with why Eagle should take legal and
economic responsibility for the firm's performance. To Gloria's team's credit, senior management does appear
to buy into the pyramid of global corporate social responsibility and performance th
at her team just presented.

Ellen's presentation most likely focused on the __________ responsibility of the firm.

A. economic

B. legal

C. ethical

D. social


12) Eagle Manufacturing, Inc., is in the middle of its first day of the senior management retreat.

The topic on
the agenda is corporate social responsibility (CSR). Most of the group has seen this brought up before and
then shot down because it generally costs Eagle's shareholders in the form of a lower stock price. But the new
VP of Ethics, Gloria Wri
ght, is about to explain why she believes CSR will actually benefit the shareholders
and Eagle management alike. Her team begins the presentation with a discussion of CSR

its current
definition and reconciliation of past views. Jeremiah then discusses the
importance of being a good global
corporate citizen by supporting the local school system. Ellen takes the floor to make the case for doing what
is expected by global stakeholders even though there are no

laws requiring those actions. Finally Gloria wraps
the discussion up with why Eagle should take legal and
economic responsibility for the firm's performance. To Gloria's team's credit, senior management does appear
to buy into the pyramid of global corporate social responsibility and performance that her t
eam just presented.

Gloria's team's presentation focused on the pyramid of global corporate social responsibility. To do what is
desired by global stakeholders correlates with the _______ component of the pyramid.

A. philanthropic

B. ethical

C. legal

D. ec
onomic


13) In the study by Lawrence and Lorsch, companies in complex, dynamic environments developed _____
levels of differentiation; and

_____ levels of integration.

A. low; low

B. high; high

C. low; high

D. high; low


14) An aspect of the organization's

internal environment created by job specialization and the division of labor
is called

A. differentiation

B. integration

C. division of labor

D. specialization


15) An organization with departmentalization that groups units around products, customers, or
geographic
regions is called a

A. divisional organization

B. centralized organization

C. matrix organization

D. functional organization


16) Which of the following statements about matrix organizations is true?

A. A matrix organization is the same as a
functional organization
.

B. A matrix organization is the same as a product organization.

C. A matrix organization is a hybrid of the functional and divisional organizational forms.

D. A matrix organization is considered out
-
of
-
date compared to the organic
organization.


17) An organization with departmentalization that groups units around products, customers, or geographic
regions is called a

A. centralized organization

B. matrix organization

C. virtual organization

D. divisional organization


18) Sports In
ternational (SI) began business by making shoes for athletes. They soon expanded into making
shoes for non
-
athletic purposes. They now manufacture and distribute clothing, sporting equipment, and
protective sports gear worldwide. They are departmentalized
by products sold to serious athletes, products
sold to "weekend" athletes and products sold to sports teams. SI has

utilized which form of departmentalization?

A. Geographic

B. Customer

C. Functional

D. Matrix


19) The trait known as leadership motivation
suggests that great leaders

A. can motivate others to work hard

B. can motivate others to become leaders

C. can motivate others to join

D. want to lead


20) A leadership perspective that attempts to identify what effective leaders do and the behaviors they

exhibit
is referred to as the

A. behavioral approach

B. trait approach

C. transformational leadership

D. strategic approach


21) __________ leadership invites colleagues at the same level to solve problems together.

A. Horizontal

B. Collegial

C. Lateral

D. Linear

22) Leaders who relate to others to serve their needs and enhance their personal growth while strengthening
the organization are known as

A. lateral leaders

B. shared leaders

C. bridge leaders

D. servant
-
leaders


23) A shift in worker values towa
rd personal time, quality of life, self
-
fulfillment, and family is occurring
among

A. men

B. women

C. women and men

D. minorities


24) Future trends in the labor force include a

A. smaller labor force

B. more experienced labor force

C. more homogenous
labor force

D. younger labor force


25) Behavior that gives purpose and meaning to organizations, while envisioning and creating a positive
future, is known as

A. strategic leadership

B. supervisory leadership

C. organizational leadership

D. task
leadership


26) The correspondence between actions and words that include characteristics such as honesty and credibility
is known as

A. drive

B. self
-
confidence

C. knowledge of the business

D. integrity


27) Owners from two businesses have asked you which

type of control system they should utilize. To help
you make your decision, they have each provided a brief description of their organization. Alpha Omega, Inc.,
is a large corporation built in the 1950s. They produce chemical concentrates for industrial
cleaning. Their
organization uses a strict set of rules and regulations with their workforce. They have

the ability to track a large amount of data using statistical techniques. Mid
-
Atlantic Health is a regional
medical center. They want to use a control s
ystem that will allow them to tie pricing of services and profits to
specific services in the medical center. The control systems that should be used in the scenarios above were
developed by

A. William Ouchi

B. Xerox

C. Frederick Taylor

D. Motorola


28)
Your manager is speaking to a group of employees about a problem in your department. Employees are
not complying with the rules regarding clocking in and clocking out each day. The rules in this situation are
very important as employees will not receive th
eir correct pay if the clocking procedures are not followed.
There are three suggestions being considered to address this problem.

Employees will be monitored at the entrance during shift changes to make sure that each complies with the
procedure.

Reports
will be reviewed at the end of each pay period. The reports will contain data tracking the number of
employees not complying with the procedures each shift. Employees violating the procedure will be counseled
to correct the problem.

A new procedure will be

developed describing an easier procedure for employees to follow. Training will be
conducted so that each employee knows the policy and the procedure before it is enacted.

Option 1 describes which approach to bureaucratic control?

A. Feedback

B. Concurren
t

C. Feedforward

D. Market


29) Suppose you are interviewing the CEO of a large company. The CEO is telling you about his or her job as
a manager and how he or she spends time. Using the description below, which function of management is the
CEO most likel
y describing in this example?

"My job, for some part of each day, is to empower our employees to think of things in new and different ways,
not just to come to work and complete the tasks on a list."

A. Organizing

B. Leading

C. Controlling

D. Decision
making


30) Suppose you are interviewing the CEO of a large company. The CEO is telling you about his or her job as
a manager and how he or she spends time. Using the description below, which function of management is the
CEO most likely describing in this

example?

"Every six months or so, my senior management team and I meet to discuss the goals that will be achieved
over the next year, three years, and beyond. We then make sure we are clear on who will take responsibility to
see that the appropriate actio
ns are undertaken to achieve our goals within the time frame we set."

A. Planning

B. Organizing

C. Leading

D. Decision making