Becoming a Manager MCQs

Becoming a Manager MCQs

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1: The analysis of data or statistics to facilitate or improve _____ processes.

A.   Decision making

B.   Conclusion

C.   Management

D.   Both a and B

2: Benchmarking examines the success of other organizations to identify best practices.

A.   True

B.   False

3: The sharing of a _____ view of the future that is uplifting and encourages experimentation and innovation is known as Building Shared Vision

A.   Short term

B.   Long term

C.   Mid term

D.   None of the above

4: The steps taken by _____ to increase the likelihood that the objectives are attained and that all parts of the organization are working together toward the goal.

A.   Management

B.   CEO

C.   Administration

D.   Employee

5: The process of learning by questioning everything is known as

A.   Critical Thinking

B.   Creative Thinking

C.   Analytical Thinking

D.   Divergent Thinking

6: Managerial roles that require the use of information are called Decisional Roles.

A.   True

B.   False

7: Disruptive change does not disrupt the markets for an organization’s products.

A.   True

B.   False

8: A manager who communicates key information to their colleagues is called?

A.   Disseminator

B.   General Manager

C.   Functional Manager

D.   Frontline Manager

9: The Negotiator is a managerial role in which managers help mediate disputes.

A.   True

B.   False

10: “Doing the right things”; achieving results, making the right decisions, and successfully carrying them out so they achieve the organization’s goals. doing the right things”; achieving results, making the right decisions, and successfully carrying them out so they achieve the _____ goals.

A.   Strategic

B.   Tactical

C.   Operational

D.   Organizational

11: “Doing things right”; minimum utilization of the organization’s resources to attain its mission is known as Efficiency.

A.   True

B.   False

12: A managerial role in which managers create and lead change within the organization by solving problems, generating new ideas, and implementing them is called?

A.   Negotiator

B.   Leader

C.   Disseminator

D.   Entrepreneur

13: EBM is the translation of management research to management practice.

A.   True

B.   False

14: A framework for the implementation of organizational change; examines the forces driving and restraining change is called?

A.   Deductive Theory

B.   Inductive Theory

C.   Field Theory

D.   Scientific Theory

A.   Negotiator

B.   Leader

C.   Figurehead

D.   Disseminator

16: Positive responses in attitudes and performance by employees when observers pay attention to their group; based on the findings of two studies conducted in the early …... century.

A.   20th

B.   19th

C.   18th

D.   21st

17: Monitor is the Managerial role that involves processing information.

A.   True

B.   False

18: Managerial roles that involve providing information to others is known as.

A.   Monitor

B.   Informational

C.   Interpersonal

D.   Entrepreneur

19: A group that fosters continual learning for employees while encouraging new and expansive patterns of thinking is known as ______

A.   Networking Organization

B.   Team based Organization

C.   Learning Organization

D.   None of the above

20: A managerial role involving communication with internal and external contacts is called?

A.   Liaison

B.   Leader

C.   Figurehead

D.   Monitor

21: The efficient and effective pursuit of organizational goals by Integrating the work of people through the _____ organization’s resources is known as.

A.   Planning

B.   Organizing

C.   leading and controlling

D.   All of the above

22: _____ that influences how we act and how we understand the world is called Mental Models.

A.   Deeply ingrained assumptions

B.   Generalizations

C.   Images

D.   All of the Above

23: Mission is an overall goal given to someone.

A.   True

B.   False

A.   Monitor

B.   Nerve Centre

C.   Liaison

D.   Bothe A and B

25: A managerial role in which managers engage in important negotiations within their team, department, and organization is known as?

A.   Monitor

B.   Nerve Centre

C.   Liaison

D.   Negotiator

26: The study of individuals and their behaviors at work is known as

A.   Organizational Behavior

B.   Cultural Behavior

C.   Moral Behavior

D.   Voluntary Behavior

27: The norms, behaviors, and values that create the unique environment of an organization is known as Voluntary Behavior

A.   True

B.   False

28: The application of psychological theories to workplace issues is submitted in Human Resource Development.

A.   True

B.   False

29: Ensuring the organization runs smoothly by managing the internal processes and structures is

A.   Organizing

B.   Managing

C.   Leading

D.   All of the above

30: Competence plus the discipline of continually clarifying and deepening _____ and seeing reality objectively.

A.   personal vision

B.   focusing energies

C.   developing patience

D.   All of the above

31: Determines which responsibilities are given to employees, sets priority levels for tasks, and creates _____ for task completion.

A.   Chart

B.   Graph

C.   Timeline

D.   None of the Above

32: Managerial behaviors that provide support and encouragement are known as?

A.   Relations Behavior

B.   Irrelations Behavior

C.   Optimistic Behavior

D.   Envious Behavior

33: A managerial role in which managers determine where organizational resources are best applied is called?

A.   Disseminator

B.   Entrepreneur

C.   Distribution Allocator

D.   Resource Allocator

34: An approach based on efficiency studies of how employees move during their work, as described by _____ in his 1914 book The Principles of Scientific Management.

A.   Frederick Taylor

B.   Mark Twain

C.   Roald Dahl

D.   James joyce

35: A managerial role in which managers must communicate key information to their colleagues and their team is known as

A.   Figurehead

B.   Leader

C.   Spokesperson

D.   liaison

36: Meeting “the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” (Brundtland, 1987) is known as

A.   Sustainability

B.   Maintainability

C.   Dependability

D.   Supportability

37: Learning from experience by _____ cause and effect is known as Systems Thinking.

A.   Utilizing

B.   Understanding

C.   Both A and B

D.   None of the Above

38: Individual behavior is the managerial behavior that guides employees in doing their jobs.

A.   True

B.   False

39: Developing teams to generate desired results; people on the team act, learn, and grow rapidly from interactions is known as

A.   Team Learning

B.   Individual Learning

C.   Physical Learning

D.   Visual Learning

40: Refers to leaders who have a pessimistic view of human nature, as described in Douglas McGregor’s book The Human Side of Enterprise; Theory X managers tend to be directive and engage in _____ .

A.   Surveillance

B.   Coercion

C.   Oppression

D.   All of the above

41: Refers to leaders who have an optimistic view of human nature, as described in Douglas McGregor’s book The Human Side of Enterprise; Theory Y managers tend to allow _____ .

A.   Discretion

B.   Participation

C.   Creativity

D.   All of the above

42: A managerial role in which managers provide leadership for their team, their department, or perhaps their entire organization.

A.   Leader

B.   Spokesperson

C.   Figurehead

D.   Liaison

43: When a researcher is studying individual employees’ job satisfaction or other work behaviors this is known as ______.

A.   organizational culture

B.   the Hawthorne effect

C.   organizational behavior

D.   systems thinking

44: A theory that reviews the forces that are driving organizational change and compares these with the forces that are resisting change is known as ______.

A.   the Hawthorne effect

B.   the field theory

C.   theory X

D.   scientific management

45: Which early management theory included the assumption that workers just want to show up and do the bare minimum at their job while avoiding responsibility?

A.   field theory

B.   theory X

C.   theory Y

D.   Hawthorne studies

46: A manager who can translate internal and published data, while seeking the opinions and concerns of managers and stakeholders to make decisions, practices ______.

A.   evidence-based management

B.   critical thinking

C.   analytical thinking

47: Randy is creating a list of tasks, their due dates and priorities, and assigning them to employees. What stage of the management process is he in?

A.   planning

B.   organizing

C.   leading

D.   controlling

48: Managers with good ______ skills can respond quickly when the needs of their company shift or change.

A.   planning

B.   organizing

C.   leading

D.   controlling

49: Darko Butina, CIO at Netcera, believes an effective manager should re-read their business plan ______.

A.   daily

B.   weekly

C.   monthly

D.   yearly

50: A learning organization activity that relies on scientific methods to diagnose problems is using which learning discipline?

A.   systematic problem solving

B.   learning from others

C.   experimentation

D.   knowledge transfer