Management MCQs

Management MCQs

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1: _____ are methods for adapting the technical core to changes in the environment.

A.   Supply chain actions

B.   Flexible processes

C.   Independent strategies

D.   Cooperative strategies

2: The size of a database is determined by the _____.

A.   Amount of raw data in the tables

B.   Amount of raw data in the tables and overhead requirements for the DBMS

C.   Number of instances in the tables

D.   Overhead requirements for the DBMS

3: Top executives are mainly involved in ________ planning.

A.   Functional

B.   Operational

C.   Strategic

D.   Departmental

4: When setting channel objectives, companies should state the objectives in terms of __________.

A.   Targeted levels of customer service

B.   Competitor's objectives

C.   Expected profitability

D.   The length of the channel

E.   Exclusive distribution arrangements

5: The proponents of reinforcement theory view behavior as ________.

A.   The result of a cognitive process

B.   Environmentally caused

C.   A reflection of the inner state of the individual

D.   A function of one’s power need

E.   A product of heredity

6: Total quality management emphasizes __________.

A.   The responsibility of the quality control staff to identify and solve all quality-related problems.

B.   A commitment to quality that goes beyond internal company issues to suppliers and customers.

C.   A system where strong managers are the only decision makers.

D.   A process where mostly statisticians get involved.

E.   ISO 14000 certification

7: Another common name for a private distributor brand is a ____ brand.

A.   Home

B.   Manufacturer

C.   Generic

D.   Store

E.   Label

8: On an optical disc, all sectors are ____.

A.   Of the Same Size Throughout the Disc

B.   Of the large size throughout the desc

C.   Both of these

D.   None of these

9: _____ define boundaries within which to make a decision.

A.   Programs

B.   Policies

C.   Rules

D.   Procedures

E.   Project

10: A ____ is a choice made from among available alternatives.

A.   Heuristics

B.   Groupthink

C.   Decision

D.   Goal displacement

11: Clusters of chlorophyll and accessory pigments are called ________.

A.   The Golgi apparatus

B.   Chloroplasts

C.   Photosystems

D.   Photosynthetic membranes

12: If demand is not uniform and constant, the stockout risks can be controlled by __________.

A.   Increasing the EOQ

B.   Placing an extra order

C.   Raising the selling price to reduce demand

D.   Adding safety stock

13: When actual performance falls outside an acceptable range of variation, it is termed a(n) ________.

A.   Significant deviation

B.   Insignificant deviation

C.   Acceptable deviation

D.   Large deviation

14: Abraham maslow proposed the ____.

A.   Self-managed teams

B.   Hawthorne effect

C.   Hierarchy of human needs

D.   Worker empowerment theory

E.   Hierarchy of production

15: Charismatic leaders generally ____

A.   Initiating structure; consideration

B.   Emotional stability

C.   Articulate a vision based on strongly held values

D.   Leadership

16: A product layout is most likely to be used in a(n) _______________ assembly.

A.   Automobile

B.   Aircraft carriers

C.   Functional managers

D.   Facilities layout

E.   Partial productivity

17: Events such as _______________ can be disruptive to global supply chains.

A.   Traffic jams

B.   Political campaigns

C.   Major typhoons

D.   National sports tournaments

E.   Civil wars

18: The ____ is created to complete specific, one-time projects or tasks within a limited time.

A.   Cross-functional team

B.   Project team

C.   Virtual team

A.   Four

B.   Nine

C.   Five

D.   Sixteen

20: Terminating an employee for the use of illegal drugs is an example of a(n) _____ turnover.

A.   Involuntary

B.   Voluntary

C.   Both of these

D.   None of these

21: The symbolic view of management is based upon the belief that managers symbolize ________.

A.   Control and influence in developing plans and making decisions

B.   Every aspect of an organization's performance, from the top level to the operational level

C.   The fluctuating fortunes of the organization as they alternate between profits and losses

D.   The take-charge executive who overcomes any obstacle to see that the organization achieves its goals

22: Wasting resources is considered to be an example of ________.

A.   Inefficacy

B.   Ineffableness

C.   Inefficiency

D.   Ineffectiveness

23: ____ are informally agreed-on standards that regulate team behavior.

A.   Heuristics

B.   Norms

C.   Behavioral policies

D.   Codes of ethics

24: The term ______ refers to the fact that an agreement is so unfair that it is void of conscience.

A.   Discharged

B.   Adhesion

C.   Unconscionable

D.   An unconscionable contract

25: _______ is the use of desirable consequences to strengthen a particular behavior.

A.   Positive Reinforcement

B.   Punishment

C.   Negative Reinforcement

D.   Scolding

26: Local communities are stakeholders of organizations because communities _____.

A.   A rely on the products the compamies produce

B.   A rely on the tax base from companies, and their employee payrolls, to thrive

C.   A wish to join forces with organizations to create strategic alliances

D.   A need the publicity of national organizations

27: Since the 1950s, the percentage of the u.s. labor force represented by unions has _____.

A.   Rapidly increased

B.   Steadily increased

C.   Fallen to nearly zero

D.   Steadily declined

28: Zoning laws establish _______.

A.   What types of buildings can be built in an area

B.   The uses an area of land can be put to

C.   Who can live in an area

D.   The types of business that can occupy a building

29: A key ingredient to setting prices properly is to understand a company's ________.

A.   Cost structure

B.   Most aggressive price competitor

C.   Target market

D.   Profit expectations

30: Scientific and administrative management are part of the ________ viewpoint.

A.   Behavioral

B.   Contingency

C.   Classical

D.   Quantitative

E.   Quality

31: The basic model of ethical decision-making ____.

A.   Act

B.   Identify the constituents

C.   Act on the situation

D.   None of these

32: Stating the purpose and length of the interview is part of the __________ step of the interview.

A.   Direct questions

B.   Structured

C.   Opinion

D.   Orientation

33: ________ language tends to be accusatory and abstract.

A.   I

B.   You

C.   We

D.   They

E.   Me

34: Stretch goals are __________.

A.   Impossible to meet.

B.   Good exercises.

C.   Only for the very best employees.

D.   Difficult and challenging, but achievable

35: A swot analysis is _____.

A.   A graph of decisions and their possible consequences

B.   Explicitly stated values and norms preferred by an organization

C.   A search for the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats affecting an organization

D.   Projection for the future

36: A successful tqm program incorporates all of the following except __________.

A.   A user-based definition of quality

B.   Centralized decision-making authority

C.   External failure costs

D.   Certified organizations must be audited every three years

E.   See more

37: When you need to sort data on two columns, the less important column is called the ____ sort key.

A.   Double.

B.   Primary.

C.   Minor.

D.   Foreign

38: ________ are three of the eight quality management principles for organizational improvement.

A.   Customer focus, continual improvement, and involvement of people

B.   Conflicted supplier relationships, process approach, and leadership

C.   Customer focus, leadership, and policy approach

D.   All of the above

E.   None of the above

39: ____ is where a variable’s data type or other information is stored as part of the name.

A.   Hungarian notation

B.   Pascal notation

C.   Turing notation

D.   Camel case

40: An organization should adopt planning and strategic management to ____.

A.   Develop MBO

B.   Encourage new ideas

C.   Develop a sustainable competitive advantage

D.   Provide direction and momentum

E.   Increase organization diversity

41: Analytical reports for skeptical audiences should generally follow the ________ approach.

A.   Direct

B.   Indirect

C.   Hypothetical

D.   Aggressive

E.   1,2,3

42: A major part of the controlling function of management is to ________.

A.   Formulate strategies

B.   Set goals

C.   Correct performance problems

D.   Structure an organization

43: The ____ team is primarily responsible for data restoration and recovery.

A.   Storage recovery

B.   Data management

C.   Applications recovery

D.   Vendor contact

44: A ____ team is a group of people who work across time, space, and organizational boundaries.

A.   Virtual

B.   Cyber

C.   Follow-the-sun

D.   Remote

45: High-performance work practices include all of the following except ________.

A.   Self-managed teams

B.   Flexible job assignments

C.   Extensive employee involvement

D.   Performance-based compensation

E.   Centralized decision making

46: In an information systems department, the enterprise systems subunit is responsible for ________.

A.   Developing, installing, maintaining, and overseeing the organization's mission-critical software applications

B.   Extensive employee involvement

C.   Performance-based compensation

D.   Centralized decision making

47: In informal planning, goals are usually ________ shared with others in the organization.

A.   Unwritten, and little is

B.   Written, but little is

C.   Written, and much is

D.   Unwritten, but much is

48: In large organizations the functional level of management is also known as the _____ of management.

A.   Business level

B.   Corporate level

C.   Divisional level

D.   Departmental Level

49: In the case of functional departmentalization, jobs are grouped according to ________.

A.   Tasks

B.   Territories

C.   Product lines

D.   Customer flow

50: Mary parker follett anticipated some of today's concepts, such as _____.

A.   Self-managed teams

B.   Worker empowerment

C.   All of the above