Principles of Management due date 5/11/204 2:30pm

Principles of Management due date 5/11/204 2:30pm

1. Which of the following is NOT a function of management?A. PlanB. ControlC. OrganizeD. LeadE. Perform2. is the use of influence to motivate employees to achieve organizational goals.A. LeadingB. ControllingC OrganizingD. Planninge. Staffing3. Ports in northern Europe are operating at 90 percent of their maximum capacity. Several shipping companies are involved with Neptune Orients plan to develop and build of twelve new container ports in northern Europe. They have hired Drewry Shipping Consultancy to monitor the projects and to correct any design problems. Drewry Shipping Consultancy is performing which management function?a. Cotrollingb. planningc. leadingd. organizinge staffing4. When Gunter Thielen of Bertelsmann, the worlds largest media company, decided to withdraw the company from its Internet enterprise, expand its marketing efforts in Eastern Europe, and merge its music business with Sony to optimize his resources, he was performing the function of:A. CONTROLLINGB. HUMAN RELATIONS SKILLSC. LEADINGD. ORGANIZINGE. RESOURCES5. Porter proposed a framework that in a given industry, five forces determine the degree of competitiveness in that industry. Which of the following is not such a force?A. Threat of EntrantB. Currency exchange rateC. Power of SupplierD. Threat of SubstitutesE. Power of Buyer.6. When conducting an environmental-scan analysis, assessing the make-up of a target population encompasses which category.A. TechnologyB. EconomyC. DemographicsD. Political arena7. An industry in which a few firms account for a large portion of total industry sales is defined as .A. Fragmented industryB. Macro-industryC. Concentrated industryD. Micro-industry8. Which of the following is not a benefit of a positive culture?A. StabilityB. Employee self-managementC. TeamworkD. Integrating new employees9. Which of the following is not a barrier to developing an effective diversity strategy?A.p a. Poor management training techniquesB. b. Fears of reverse discriminationc. Need for equalityD. d. Continual stereotyping10. Which of the following refers to the 2nd stage of the organizational socialization processA. Anticipating new employer expectations, needs for skills and abilities, and sensitivity to ones needs and valuesB. Completing role demands as required, mastering tasks, internalizing cultural norms and values.C. Seeking role clarity, managing group interactions, and balancing life/workD. Getting to know co-workers, learning the organizational structure, and assessing where one can make a difference11 In looking at corporate relationships, we need to determine how a corporation reacts to specific internal and external challenges and opportunities. In general, the code with which moral principles and values govern the organization is called:A. Code of ethicsB. Free choice contractC. Discretionary responsibilityD. Social responsibility12 Of all the approaches to ethical decision making, the approach is concerned with achieving the greatest good for the greatest number of peopleA. UtilitarianB. Categorical ImperativeC. Self-interest D. ReciprocityE. E. Justice13. Which of the following is not a common trigger to give rise to unethical responses?A. Pressure to achieve resultsB. Desire for pleasureC. Demonstrate empathyD. Exaggerated sense of prideE. Need to maintain power14. of the following is not part of the corporate social responsibility pyramid?a. Economic Responsibilityb. Legal Responsibilityc. Ethical Responsibilityd. Philanthropic Responsibility15. support strategies in the functional area departments.A. Tactical plansB. Operational plansC. Strategic plansD. Contingency plans16. The use of paper is declining. This is bad news for the pulp and paper industry in North America. Top management at Abitibi, the worlds largest paper producer, has developed a proposal to sell off unprofitable assets and consolidate divisions as a means of improving the companys profitability. Their belief is that these actions will allow the company to survive. This is an example of:A. Tactical planningB. Operational planningC. Strategic planningD Structural planninge. Financial planning17. Which of the following is not a characteristic of a high-performing teama. Clearly defined objectives and rolesb. Properly skilled team membersc. Dedicated time to complete tasksd. Talented team memberse. Active participation of a manager18. Lencioni identified five common problems teams face. Which of the following is not one of these common problems?a. Distrustb. Fear of conflictc. Risk aversiond. Lack of commitmente. Inadequate attention to accomplishing results19. To establish and nurture a team to high-performance, leaders must take on three key distinct roles. Which of the following is not such a role?a. Communicatorb. Trust Builderc. Doerd. Team process facilitator20. The Grape and Wine Research Organization in Australia funds a at the request of its members. It is composed of a winemaker, an oenologist and two chemists who deal with specific concerns of Australian wineries. The members come from different organizations. Their primary functions are to advise on the quality of Australian wines and the efficiency with which they are produced.a. Product Development teamb. Task forcec. Structured work teamd. Advisory board


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