COULD BE ON A QUIZ OR NOT... TRUE AND FALSE Multiple Choice Classical Management Bureaucratic Organizations

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administrative principles
A subfield of the classical management perspective that focuses on the total organization rather than the individual worker, delineating the management functions of planning, organizing, commanding, coordinating, and controlling.

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Auuggghhhh.... True
Traditional management exercised tight control over employees, while today's trend is to allow employees a truly collaborative and productive workplace.

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A
Managers shift gears quickly and therefore, the average time spent on any one activity is less than ____. a. nine minutes b. an hour c. one workday d. a half hour e. a half day

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The Hawthorne Studies led to the early conclusion that positive human relations can lead to improved motivation and productivity.
What did the Hawthorne Studies lead to?

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During the late 1800's organizations were manged in a personal, family oriented basis rather than to the organization's mission and goals.
WHY did bureaucratic organizations come about?

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Manager of small businesses often see their most important role as that of spokesperson. The entrepreneur role is also more important. Small-business managers tend to rate the leader and information processing roles lower than managers in larger organizations.
How do small business managers emphasize different management roles than larger business?

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True
The management process involves the attainment of organizational goals through planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

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B
Being a successful manager means thinking in terms of all of the following, except: a. building teams. b. generating the most profit. c. becoming a motivator. d. becoming an organizer. e. establishing networks.

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Henri Fayol proposed fourteen principles of management that formed the foundation for modern management practice and organization design.
What did Henry Fayol do that was significant?

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The Hawthorne Studies led to the early conclusion that positive human relations can lead to improved motivation and productivity.
What did the The Hawthorne Studies led to?

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Briefly describe the process of management.
OH QUIT CRYING... you JUST read it! Resources, planning, organizing, leading, controlling, and performance.

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False: He /she must coordinate resources in an effective and efficient manner...
An effective manager attains the organization's goals in an effective and efficient manner primarily using planning and leading.

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D.
Which of the following includes the manager identity? a. Specialist, performs specific tasks b. Gets things done through own efforts c. An individual actor d. A network builder e. Works relatively independently

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...the art of getting things done through people
Mary Parker Follett defined management as:

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They develop rules resulting in a equity to the organizations members.
What is one redeeming feature of a bureaucratic organization?

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Define management and describe two important ideas expressed in the definition.
Management is defined as the attainment of organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner through the planning, organizing, leading and control of organizational resources. The two important ideas expressed include the four functions of management and the attainment of organizational goals in an effective and efficient manner.

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NO, no, no .... she/ he leads...
The manager is a specialist and a "doer."

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ELLIOTT PARKER
DAILY DOUBLE WHO MANAGES THE KOEGEL HOUSEHOLD?

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Lillian and Frank Gilbreth (The Cheaper By the Dozen movie)
What is the name of the husband and wife that contributed to the Principles of Management?

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Each subordinate receives orders from one superior.
What is unity of command?

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Define effectiveness and efficiency and compare their relative importance for organizational managers. Is one more important than the other? Why or why not?
Effectiveness is the ability to accomplish a goal. Efficiency is a measurement of the ratio of outputs to inputs. While both are important, effectiveness is more important, because if the organization is not effective in achieving its goals, it doesn't matter that the organization was efficient in its failure.

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True
One of the biggest mistakes during turbulent times is managers' failure to comprehend and adapt to the rapid pace of change in the world around them.

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A!!!!!!!!!!!
The individual performer is a ____; whereas, the manager has to be a(n) ____. a. specialist; generalist b. "leader"; doer c. generalist; specialist d. producer; expert e. communicator; operator

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An engineer.
What was Fredrick Winslow Taylor's occupation?

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Chet Barnard/s contribution was the concept of informal organizations. Cliques and naturally occurring groups are powerful relationships forces that can help organizations.
Who is Chester Barnard and what was his deal?

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