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TRUE AND FALSE
Multiple Choice
Classical Management
Bureaucratic Organizations

100

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.
administrative principles

100

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

100

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
A

100

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

100

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

200

How do small business managers emphasize different management roles than larger business?
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.

200

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

200

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.
B

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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
D.

300

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

300

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

400

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.
Define management and describe two important ideas expressed in the definition.

400

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

400

DAILY DOUBLE WHO MANAGES THE KOEGEL HOUSEHOLD?
ELLIOTT PARKER

400

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

400

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

500

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.
Define effectiveness and efficiency and compare their relative importance for organizational managers. Is one more important than the other? Why or why not?

500

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.
True

500

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
A!!!!!!!!!!!

500

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

500

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