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MGT 500 – FINAL - PART 1 QUESTIONS 1 – 15 1. Which of the following is the first step in the managerial decision making process? Answer Evaluation and feedback Development of alternatives Recognition of decision requirement Diagnosis and analysis of causes Selection of desired alternatives 2. The essence of ____ is to choose the first solution available. Answer bounded rationality creativity decision maximization satisficing the classical model of decision making 3. Programmed decisions are made in response to ____ organizational problems. Answer unusual recurring significant minor unique 4. Which of the following refers to the willingness to undertake risk with the opportunity to increase one's return? Answer Tunnel vision Risk propensity Risk averse Thrill seeking Ineffective investment philosophy 5. "When did it occur" and "how did it occur" are questions associated with which step of the decision making process? Answer Diagnosis and analysis of causes Recognition of decision requirement Development of alternatives Selection of desired alternative 6. Which of the following is a contemporary approach to structural design in departmentalization? Answer Functional Divisional Traditional divisions Teams Geographic-based 7. A(n) ____ is responsible for coordinating the activities of several departments. Answer department manager line manager project manager operative moderating manager 8. ____ refers to a clearly defined line of authority in the organization that includes all employees. Answer Scalar principle Unity of command Work specialization Division of labor Span of management 9. ____ are brought together as a formal department in the organization. Answer Cross-functional teams Permanent teams Formal teams Ad-hoc teams Task teams 10. ____ is also referred to as work specialization. Answer Division of labor Unity of command Scalar chain Esprit de corps virtual network approach 11. A step in the diagnosis stage of organizational development in which participants are made aware of problems is referred to as Answer change agent. changing. refreezing. unfreezing. exercising. 12. The ____ approach to change implementation should be used when users have power to resist. Answer education participation coercion top management support domination 13. _________ refers to innovations in products, services, or processes that radically change an industry’s rules of the game for producers and consumers. Answer Restructuring innovation Trickle up innovation Productive innovation Disruptive innovation Reverse innovation 14. ____ indicates a disparity between existing and desired performance levels. Answer Environmental opportunity Need for change Behavioral occurrence Critical incident Organizational structural imbalance 15. The innovation strategy for changing products and technologies that involves designing the organization to encourage creativity and the initiation of new ideas is known as Answer exploration cooperation entrepreneurship idea incubator horizontal linkage 16. An example of ____ is when current employees are given preference when a position opens in their organization. Answer discrimination internal recruiting nepotism external recruiting cannibalizing 17. ____ refers to the activities undertaken to attract, develop, and maintain an effective workforce within an organization. Answer Human resource management Recruitment Talent search Strategic management Operations management 18. Which of these may include intelligence tests, aptitude and ability test, and personality inventories? Answer Assessment tests Probability exams Employment tests Development tests Culture exams 19. ____ allow employees to select the benefits of greatest value to them. Answer Pay-for-performance Cafeteria-plan benefits packages Incentive pay Group performance pay Merit-based pay 20. ____ provide more challenging assignments, prescribe new responsibilities, and help employees grow by expanding and developing their abilities. Answer Promotions Appraisals Evaluations Endorsements Coaching 21. Most organizations ____ shift from a monoculture perspective to one of pluralism. Answer can never naturally must make a conscious effort to can easily are against a 22. The ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures refers to: Answer Ethnocentrism Ethnorelativism Pluralism Stereotyping Cultural competence 23. ____ implies that women's commitment to their children limits their commitment to the company or their ability to handle the rigors of corporate management. Answer Balancing family priorities Invisible minorities Opt-out trend Family commitment Cost of diversity 24. Which racial or ethnic category currently represents the largest and fastest growing minority group? Answer White African American Asian Hispanic Native American 25. ____ is the belief that groups are inherently equal. Answer Ethnorelativism Ethnocentrism Pluralism Geocentricism Monoculture PLEASE NOTE SOME OF THE QUESTIONS MIGHT BE DIFFERENT FROM YOURS, IF SO JUST SEND THE DIFFERENT TO ME I WILL ANSWER IT FOR FREE
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