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Classical School of Management Theory: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The Classical Management approach is most concerned with _____

Question 2 2. A cell phone maker would like to apply the principles of Scientific Management to its assembly division. The first thing they should do is to _____

Question 3 3. Mary Parker Follett's concept of management and the idea of employees working together to make decisions is known today as _____ leadership.

Question 4 4. What is the end result of applying Frank and Lillian Gilbreth's motion studies?

Question 5 5. Why did Max Weber believe that informal organizations and family businesses would be potentially unsuccessful?

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Question 6 6. Who is responsible for creating the Task and Bonus System?

Question 7 7. According to the principles of Scientific Management, workers should be trained to _____

Question 8 8. Why do many organizations still use Classical Management Theories ?

Question 9 9. How did the Gilbreths combine their knowledge in psychology with management?

Question 10 10. Which of these is NOT a result of successful group interaction?

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Question 11 11. Which answer best describes the principle of order?

Question 12 12. Administrative management was concerned with all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT one of Taylor's four principles of scientific management?

Question 14 14. The aim of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth's motion studies were to

Question 15 15. Why would a manager at XYZ Corporation be concerned about the stability of her personnel?

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Question 16 16. In a Gantt chart, which of the following include smaller, more intricate tasks that need to be completed as part of a larger task?

Question 17 17. According to Max Weber, how would an informal channel of communication affect an organization?

Question 18 18. Classical Management approaches can be seen in contemporary organizations

Question 19 19. Effective organizations, according to Barnard, are those that _____.

Question 20 20. Under the principle of Unity of Direction, there can be:

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Question 21 21. How does classical scientific management theory improve production efficiency?

Question 22 22. According to the acceptance theory, managers have authority when _____

Question 23 23. How can the Gantt chart be beneficial to an organization?

Question 24 24. How should work be planned according to Fredrick Taylor's principles of scientific management?

Question 25 25. How would a pizza restaurant illustrate group network management?

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Question 26 26. Alex is a manager for a restaurant chain that practices administrative management. He focuses his job on:

Question 27 27. As Jane goes about her duties as an Administrative style supervisor at XYZ Corporation, she thinks of herself as _____

Question 28 28. According to the Task and Bonus System, an employee _____.

Question 29 29. When there is positive collaboration between employees who are socially attracted to one another, who have shared goals and a unique identity that set them apart from others, it is called _____.

Question 30 30. In a case where more than one supervisor is assigned to a work group, which principle is being violated?

Classical School of Management Theory: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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