A fraternity is an example of an organization because it is comprised of people who:
share the same values, traditions, and customs.
share the same goals and values.
share goals and function within a common structure.
function under the same set of rules and regulations.
How many management functions were originally proposed by Henri Fayol?
three: plan, organize, lead
four: plan organize, lead, control
five: plan, organize, command, coordinate, control
ten: 3 interpersonal, 3 informational, 4 decisional
How are the "Post-Millennials" likely to be different from previous generations?
They require products that are completely customized to the individual. ( NOT 100% SURE)
They require products that are completely generic and not at all customized to the individual.
They require products that are serious and meaningful rather than frivolous and fun.
They require products that are of much higher quality than those required by individuals in previous generations.
A global village can be best characterized as a business climate in which there are:
rigid international boundaries.
no international boundaries.
rigid rules and standards.
no rules or standards.
After purchasing new computers for her department, a manager is now comparing the performance of the new computers to the computers they replaced. Which stage of the decision-making process is she carrying out?
analysis of alternatives
evaluation of decision effectiveness
selection of an alternative
implementation of an alternative
_____ is the obligation or expectation to perform a duty.
Unity of command
Chain of command
Span of control
_______ indicates how consistently a selection device measures a criterion.
Using the systems model, managers can promote innovation by having the right:
people and inputs.
people and environment.
outputs and resources.
mechanistic management structure.
Norming is a stage of group development that occurs when the group:
struggles for leadership.
defines its purpose.
defines its goals.
Each work activity in a Gantt chart is represented by two horizontal bars that identify the:
goal and the date.
the date and the manager's name.
goal and actual progress.
actual progress and manager's name.