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Contemporary and Future School of Management Theory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An approach solely reliant on statistics and data is _____

Question 2 2. If a manager implements statistical models to help improve results in his department, which of the following is he focusing on?

Question 3 3. What is raw data?

Question 4 4. Speedy Cellular is implementing a Kaizen program for the assembly department. The assemblers will be asked to _____

Question 5 5. Which is the best description of Kaizen?

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Question 6 6. What is classic management theory?

Question 7 7. What is the systems approach to management?

Question 8 8. What is synergy?

Question 9 9. How does quantitative data differ from qualitative data?

Question 10 10. When was the quantitative school of management born?

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Question 11 11. What are management information systems?

Question 12 12. What is TQM?

Question 13 13. Define a subsystem.

Question 14 14. Historical/past data allows a manager to _____.

Question 15 15. Which of these would be part of the implementation of contingency management at XYZ Corp.

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Question 16 16. What is the coordination of purchasing and delivery of raw materials to make the final product?

Question 17 17. Why did Japanese business leaders feel the need to develop and implement the process known as TQM?

Question 18 18. If a manager spends much of his time looking at business systems in his department and the specific processes staffers use to perform their work - which theory is he likely to be implementing?

Question 19 19. When a university implements TQM to improve the quality of classroom instruction, which of these would be an output?

Question 20 20. Define a closed system.

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

Question 22 22. Define contingency planning.

Question 23 23. A fruit packing company in Florida makes plans for what it will do in the event a hurricane strikes. This is called _____

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a part of operations management?

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Question 26 26. Define what the quantitative school of management strives to do.

Question 27 27. When a manager develops a disaster recovery plan, which management theory is he implementing?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a key aspect of contingency management?

Question 29 29. What is the contingency approach to management?

Question 30 30. What is the quantitative approach to management?

Contemporary and Future School of Management Theory Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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