Management Functions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of promoting internal candidates into new positions?

Question 2 2. Which of the following elements is NOT involved in the controlling process?

Question 3 3. Pete manages employees who coordinate training programs. He wants registrants to receive notification of a training program cancellation due to low enrollment within two weeks of the start date. After a warning and a period of retraining, one of Pete's employees, Ralph, is still notifying attendees under the two-week mark. Pete has decided to give Ralph a final written warning and let him know that if he does not improve this could lead to his termination. Which step of the controlling process is this an example of?

Question 4 4. Where does planning fall in the order of managerial functions?

Question 5 5. Ricky is a new employee with years of experience in planning. He is committed to the processes and creates a plan that looks one week into the future. Which of his characteristics would be considered a barrier to effective planning?

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Question 6 6. Controlling is the fourth step in a larger management process that involves which of the following?

Question 7 7. Marisol is using an organizing process in her business. How will the final outcome of this process address Marisol's position as the boss of the company?

Question 8 8. Terminating employees:

Question 9 9. Which managerial function is used by a manager to determine how they will distribute resources and organize employees according to a plan?

Question 10 10. What is an advantage of employee referrals?

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Question 11 11. An employee will voluntarily follow an effective leader because _____.

Question 12 12. A successful architectural design firm is expanding its business and needs to hire three architects and five project managers in the next two months. The human resources department is already tied up with other critical staffing projects. Which of the following would BEST suit the firm's recruitment needs?

Question 13 13. Why is it imperative for managers to develop a tool for collecting data for each employee goal?

Question 14 14. Which of these is considered an advantage of planning?

Question 15 15. Which of these is necessary to be in place before the organizing function can be carried out?

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Question 16 16. Manager Mike offered incentives, allowed his employees to voice their opinions, and communicated positive messages. How do these actions demonstrate good leadership?

Question 17 17. Why is it important for a manager to include his employees when setting goals that are part of their performance appraisals?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is true of planning?

Question 19 19. Major McCarthy shares personal stories of his first time in battle and his rate of successful missions with his nervous troops. By taking this action, he demonstrated what result of good leadership?

Question 20 20. Which of the following actions is an example of good leadership?

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Question 21 21. Which of these is the end result of the organizing process?

Question 22 22. Which of these describes the purpose of planning?

Question 23 23. Which of these is completed as part of the organizing function?

Question 24 24. Although downsizing saves a company money in salary and benefits, which of the following can be a disadvantage of this practice?

Question 25 25. Jessica is a leader in her organization, and as such, she knows communication is important for the success of any organization. Which of the following would you recommend that she do to encourage communication within her organization?

Management Functions Chapter Exam Instructions

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