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Question 1

Natural Sins co-founder Andres Dominguez currently produces his Kaki snack chips in all of the following flavors EXCEPT:

Answer

Banana

Mango

Pineapple

Apple

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Question 2

________ is the extent to which a person’s identity is a function of the group(s) to which he or she belongs and the extent to which group members are expected to look after each other.

Answer

Individualism

Collectivism

Power distance

Uncertainty avoidance

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Question 3

________ are cooperative arrangements between two firms in which they agree to share resources to accomplish a mutually desirable goal.

Answer

Strategic alliances

Licensing arrangements

Cross-border acquisitions

Wholly-owned subsidiaries

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Question 4

A Gantt chart can help managers devise an action plan in all of the following ways EXCEPT ________.

Answer

showing the sequence in which the actions will be completed

showing when actions will start and how long they will require for completion

showing any expected overlap in the timing of specific actions

showing the course of action to be taken if plans need to be changed during the course of their implementation

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Question 5

________ exists when two or more groups depend on one another for inputs.

Answer

Task interdependence

Pooled interdependence

Reciprocal interdependence

Sequential interdependence

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Question 6

A ________ span of control throughout an organization will lead to a ________ organization structure with multiple reporting layers.

Answer

narrow; flat

narrow; tall

wide; tall

wide; flat

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Question 7

According to the job characteristics model, ________ is the degree to which a job has a substantial impact on the lives of other people.

Answer

autonomy

task identify

task significance

feedback from

the job

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Question 8

According to Frederick Herzberg, ________ are elements associated with conditions surrounding the job.

Answer

hygiene factors

motivating factors

economic factors

environmental factors

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Question 9

According to your textbook, transactional leaders ________.

Answer

articulate a vision that will inspire their followers

motivate followers to work for the good of the organization

inspire followers to strive for higher levels of morality and motivation

motivate followers’ self-interests by exchanging rewards for their compliance

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Question 10

According to Lewin, all of the following EXCEPT ________ are sources of resistance to the movement stage of the change process.

Answer

lack of clarity

lack of capabilities

lack of information

lack of sufficient incentives

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Question 11

In the basic communication model the sender ________ the message, and the receiver ________ the message.

Answer

decodes; encodes

encodes; decodes

decodes; interprets

interprets; encodes

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Question 12

_______ asserts that individuals are likely to compare the ratios of inputs to outcomes they receive against the ratios of other people, such as

colleagues or acquaintances.

Answer

Acquired

needs theory

Equity theory

Expectancy

theory

Two-factor

theory

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Question 13

Senior executives at NEC were unwilling to listen to younger scientists who

said that LCD technology would appeal to customers who wanted computer monitors

with high resolution and a smaller desktop footprint. According to Lewin’s

theory of change, this scenario exemplifies problems at the ________ of the

change process.

Answer

Unfreezing stage

Movement stage

refreezing stage

engagement stage

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Question 14

According to your textbook, ethical lapses involve ________.

Answer

the choice between two competing but arguably valid options

case histories that have been designed to help guide ethical choices

situations that played a significant role in the development of a person’s values–

decisions that are contrary to an individual’s stated beliefs and company policies++

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Question 15

What advantage do groups have over individuals when making decisions?

Answer

Groups have a narrower focus

Groups have far less bias than an individual has

Groups generally make decisions more quickly and authoritatively

Groups bring greater cumulative knowledge to problems

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Question 16

In most organizations, whether an employee tends to make programmed or nonprogrammed decisions usually depends on ________.

Answer

The employee’s place in the organizational hierarchy

the number of decisions the employee makes

the capacity of the employee for intuitive decision making

the dynamism of the employee’s workplace

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Question 17

According to the Hitt, Black, and Porter, ________ is perhaps the single best thing a sender can do to improve the effectiveness of a business message.

Answer

Developing empathy

Simplifying language use

understanding the audience

organizing written communication

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Question 18

Which of the following communication media is the leanest?

Answer

group email

teleconferencing

face-to-face conversation

cell phone conversation

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Question 19

________ interferes with the transmission or decoding of a message.

Answer

Noise

Encoding

Cultural dissonance

Cognitive selection

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Question 20

Which of the following is NOT an external force for change?

Answer

Economic conditions

Technological advances

legal and political developments

visions, ideas, and actions of management

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Question 21

Managers at ________ establish goals and formulate a strategy for the firm to achieve those goals.

Answer

the top of the organization

all levels of the organization

operational levels of the organization

functional levels of the organization

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Question 22

In order to determine what strategy to pursue, a company must analyze its ________.

Answer

Internal capabilities

External environment

internal resources

all of these

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Question 23

Which of the following best defines “transformational changes”?

Answer

changes in shared values and strategy

long-term changes in technology and staff

dynamic changes in systems and structure

particularly complex and comprehensive changes

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Question 24

According to the video interview with Misha Kuryla-Gomez, the hardest part of her business is:

Answer

Hiring good workers

Marketing her product

Securing quality raw materials

Managing her finances

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Question 25

Which of the following is NOT one of the five key stages in a negotiation?

Answer

Collaboration

Persuasion attempts

Relationship building

planning and preparation

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Question 26

Cost leadership and differentiation are ________.

Answer

Focused strategies for management processes

Targeted strategies for gaining market share

generic strategies for obtaining a competitive advantage

strategic methods for integrating internal and external analyses

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Question 27

Research has shown that the ________ is one of the biggest determinants of resistance during the movement stage of the change process.

Answer

pull of past competencies

unreliability of workplace technology

level of uncertainty associated with the change

inability of management to articulate the need for change

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Question 28

In large organizations, strategic plans are typically developed at the ________ level.

Answer

Corporate

business

functional

none of these

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Question 29

A marketing group for an office supply company meets with their supervisor on the first Friday of every month to review advertising programs and create special promotional activities. This group is probably a ________.

Answer

committee

command group

project/task force

self-managed work group

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Question 30

The relative cost of change is greatest when the change is begun ________ and the severity and immediacy of the problem are ________.

Answer

late; high

early; high

late; low

early; low

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Question 31

________ is the process of attempting to influence other people to attain the objectives of an organization.

Answer

Directing

Planning

Controlling

Organizing

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Question 32

When a group’s decision-making process is controlled by groupthink, their decisions are characterized by all of the following EXCEPT ________.

Answer

limited search for information

limited analysis of alternatives

rejection of expert opinions

extensive contingency plans

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Question 33

Which of the following statements about globalization is NOT true?

Answer

Globalization opens new markets and increases competition.

Globalization promotes greater involvement in international markets.

Globalization affects the goals, decisions, and responsibilities of managers

Globalization affects large businesses, but seldom impacts small businesses.

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Question 34

When Procter & Gamble assessed the strengths and weaknesses among the countries of Eastern Europe prior to entering those markets, company executives were performing which step in the planning process?

Answer

Setting objectives and strategies

analyzing the external environment

determining corporate resources

monitoring contingent outcomes

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Question 35

The planning responsibilities of functional-level managers largely focus on ________.

Answer

The development of tactical plans

The development of strategic plans

The development of operational plans

The development of strategic and tactical plans

 

 

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Question 1 Natural Sins co-founder Andres Dominguez currently produces his Kaki snack chips in all of the following flavors EXCEPT: Answer Banana Mango Pineapple Apple 1.67 points Question 2 ________ is the extent to which a person’s identity is a function of the group(s) to which he or she belongs and the extent to which group members are expected to look after each other. Answer Individualism Collectivism Power distance Uncertainty avoidance 1.67 points Question 3 ________ are cooperative arrangements between two firms in which they agree to share resources to accomplish a mutually desirable goal. Answer Strategic alliances Licensing arrangements Cross-border acquisitions Wholly-owned subsidiaries 1.67 points Question 4 A Gantt chart can help managers devise an action plan in all of the following ways EXCEPT ________. Answer showing the sequence in which the actions will be completed showing when actions will start and how long they will require for completion showing any expected overlap in the timing of specific actions showing the course of action to be taken if plans need to be changed during the course of their implementation 1.67 points Question 5 ________ exists when two or more groups depend on one another for inputs. Answer Task interdependence Pooled interdependence Reciprocal interdependence Sequential interdependence 1.67 points Question 6 A ________ span of control throughout an organization will lead to a ________ organization structure with multiple reporting layers. Answer narrow; flat narrow; tall wide; tall wide; flat 1.67 points Question 7 According to the job characteristics model, ________ is the degree to which a job has a substantial impact on the lives of other people. Answer autonomy task identify task significance feedback from the job 1.67 points Question 8 According to Frederick Herzberg, ________ are elements associated with conditions surrounding the job. Answer hygiene factors motivating factors economic factors environmental factors 1.67 points Question 9 According to your textbook, transactional leaders ________. Answer articulate a vision that will inspire their followers motivate followers to work for the good of the organization inspire followers to strive for higher levels of morality and motivation motivate followers’ self-interests by exchanging ...
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