MGT503 Principles of Management Quiz 5 Solved Spring 2014

1. Estimated cost of Sydney Opera House was:

$7 Million
$102 Million
$95 Million
$60 Million

2. News reporters are generally considered as performing the ________________ role.

Interpersonal
Informational
Decisional
Organizational

3. Fredrick Taylor was the student of:

Robert Owen
Charles Babbage
W. Edwards Deming
Henry Towne

4. Primarily managers perform which of the following tasks?

Selling
Stocking merchandise
Directing the activities of other people
Ordering merchandise

5. Each subordinate should report to one and only one superior is called:

Authority
Unity of command
Unity of direction
Order

6. Quantitative Viewpoint gave emergence to:

Operations management
Bureaucratic management
Contingency theory
Human Relation views

7. he SWOT approach assesses an organization’s:

Speed, Wants, Order, Timing
Studies, Workflows, Opportunities, Trials
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
Signs, Worries, Objectives, Techniques

8. Goals are often called which of the following?

The basis for all the other functions
Managements’ do or die objectives
A lot of other names by various organizations

9. Department Head, Project leader and division manager are positions associated with one of following level of management

Top level
First level
Middle level
None managerial level

10. The people who work under the first line managers are often called by all of the following names EXCEPT:

Non managers
Supervisors
Semi skilled workers
Skilled workers

11. In a call center supervisor coordinates with manager on work shifts of subordinates on daily basis. This role is described as

Leader

Negotiator
Resource allocator
Disturbance handler

12. Which of the following leadership is the ability to create and articulate a realistic, credible, and attractive vision of the future for an organization or organizational unit that grows out of and improves on the future?

Visionary
Charismatic
Trait
Transactional

13. Which of the given factor emphasizes the constraint of rational decision making?

Risk involvement
Limited resources
Vague solutions
Novel options

14. Which of the following encourages efficiency and productivity and is consistent with the goal of profit maximization?

Utilitarian view
Principled view
Rights view
Theory of justice view

15. Monitoring organizational progress towards goal attainment is called:

Planning
Organizing
Leading
Controlling

16. The people who work directly on a job or task and have no responsibility for overseeing the work of others are called:

First-line managers
Middle managers
Non managerial staff
Supervisors

17. Which of the following statement best describe the Globalization?

Organization dealing with business community at national level
Interaction & Integration among peoples and governments of different centuries at global level
Link between an organization’s decisions and activities and its impact on the national environment
all

18. What type of an organization actively creates, acquires, and transfers knowledge within itself and is able to modify its behavior to reflect new knowledge?

Enlightened organization
Conceptualized organization
Learning organization
Modern organization

19. Labor unions, employees, suppliers, customers, clients, and public interest groups are all examples of:

Management constituencies
Stockholders
Stakeholders
Business owners

20. Which one of the following approaches to management has also been labeled as operations research or management science?

The qualitative approach
The quantitative approach
The experimental approach
The theoretical approach

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