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Homework Help: Principles of Management - Effective Management

Posted by Amanda on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 10:16am.

Please double check my answers please!


1. a team manager is resolving the conflicts that exist among the members of his team in an organization. this is an example of: a. planning b. organizing c. leading d. controlling

answer C



2. a manager at a grocery store is trying to figure out why an employee recruitment effort is not performing as expected. this is an example of: a manager at a grocery store is trying to figure out why an employee recruitment effort is not performing as expected. this is an example of: a. planning b. organizing c. leading d. controlling

Answer A



3. managers who are responsible for the people who directly make a product are called: a. top managers b. middle managers. c. first-level managers. d. general managers.

Answer A



4. Managers who make strategic and long-term decisions about the overall direction of the organization are likely to be: a. first-level managers b. middle managers. c. top managers. d. functional managers

Answer C



5. A _______ manager is responsible for one organizational activity. A) first-line B) functional C) top-level D) General

Answer B



6. According to Mintzberg's work, which of the following is NOT a type of role that managers play? A. analytical b. interpersonal c. informational d. decisional

Answer B



7. betty, a manager is training new employees of the firm who will be working for her. Betty is performing the ______ role. a. leadership b. figurehead c. liaison d. technical

Answer B



8. Chris, a manager, attends meetings of the local city government council to lobby for tax breaks for his company. Chris is performing the _______ role. A. leadership B. figurehead c. liaison D. technical

Answer C



9. over breakfast, Jordan, a manager, scans the Wall Street Journal for information relevant to his company's industry. Jordan is performing the ______ role. a. disseminator b. entrepreneur c. monitor d. spokesperson.

Answer C



10. Melvin, leader of a task force, is the Marketing Departments manager's office attempting to convince him to allow a particular member of the department to work on the task force. Melvin is operating in the _____ role. A) entrepreneur B) resource allocator c. disturbance handler d. negotiator

Answer D



11. Which of the following is NOT one of the principal skills that managers need? a. technical b. conceptual c. human d. physical

Answer D



12. Jo, a managing partner of a law firm understands tax law. This means she has a ______ skill. A. technical b. conceptual c. human d. intuitive

Answer A



13. Conceptual skills are particularly important for _______ managers. A. first-line B. middle C. top D. functional

Answer D



14. The core assumption of classical management theories is that: a. money is unlimited b. people are rational c. people are lazy. d. people will take on responsibility if it is offered to them.

Answer D



15. the approach that is concerned with managing the total organization is: a. scientific management. b. human relations. c. administrative management d. systems approach.

Answer C



16. the problem with the classical approach is that it: a. overemphasizes human needs. b. is too complicated. c. doesn't improve productivity. d. views humans as cogs in a machine
Answer C



17. Which of the following is one of the behavioral viewpoints? a. human resource management b. human relations c. operations management d. administrative theory.

Answer A



18. ______ focuses on managing the production and delivery of an organizations products or services. a. operations management b. operations research c. management science. d. administrative management.

Answer A



19. the four parts of a system include all EXCEPT of the following. Which one? A. feedback b. inputs c. outputs d. workers

Answer D



20. ______ are the organization's capabilities in management and technology that are applied to converting inputs into outputs. a. inputs b. transformational processes c. outputs d. organizational processes.

Answer B

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