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Contemporary and Future School of Management Theory: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. When a university implements TQM to improve the quality of classroom instruction, which of these would be an output?

Question 2 2. Which of these would be part of the implementation of contingency management at XYZ Corp.

Question 3 3. Define a subsystem.

Question 4 4. Define contingency planning.

Question 5 5. How do you define Operations management?

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Question 6 6. When looking at the external environment, companies typically look at

Question 7 7. Speedy Cellular is implementing a Kaizen program for the assembly department. The assemblers will be asked to _____

Question 8 8. Define what the quantitative school of management strives to do.

Question 9 9. How would you define qualitative data?

Question 10 10. What is the coordination of purchasing and delivery of raw materials to make the final product?

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Question 11 11. What is synergy?

Question 12 12. Which of these choices best matches the quantitative approach?

Question 13 13. What is the type of planning that involves dealing with buildings and machinery?

Question 14 14. What is the underlying belief of systems management theory?

Question 15 15. Behavioral aspects are considered in _____.

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Question 16 16. Historical/past data allows a manager to _____.

Question 17 17. The foundation of Total Quality Management (TQM) is based upon a continuous thought process that involves the entire purchase experience. Which of the following is NOT part of that process?

Question 18 18. Why did Japanese business leaders feel the need to develop and implement the process known as TQM?

Question 19 19. What is designing the steps required to ensure a product can be made in the shortest amount of time with as little waste and as efficiently as possible?

Question 20 20. An approach solely reliant on statistics and data is _____

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Question 21 21. Which option best matches the systems approach?

Question 22 22. What is classic management theory?

Question 23 23.

Behavioral aspects of management seek to _____ employees.

Which of these words would be appropriate to fill in the blank in the sentence above?

A. Motivate

B. Punish

C. Lead

D. Manage

Question 24 24. What are management information systems?

Question 25 25. What is raw data?

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Question 26 26. How does quantitative data differ from qualitative data?

Question 27 27. Mary is an analyst for a bank. Every month she reviews company reports and goes online to search for potential threats and opportunities that may affect the bank in the future. Mary is performing which aspect of contingency planning?

Question 28 28. How is the quantitative approach better for management, as opposed to the systems approach?

Question 29 29. Define an open system.

Question 30 30. Which option best matches the contingency approach?

Contemporary and Future School of Management Theory: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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