Copyright

Management Theories & Functions Chapter Exam

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!

Page 1

Question 1 1. Why is the informational role essential to a functioning business?

Question 2 2. Determining how many man-hours are needed to meet production goals involves what type of management role?

Question 3 3. The decisional managerial role includes being a/an _____.

Question 4 4. An example of management skills is _____.

Question 5 5. _____ are required in order to develop a strong team.

Page 2

Question 6 6. An example of management skills is _____.

Question 7 7. 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 8 8. Felicia manages the training department. She notices that Adam, the training assistant, is bored performing the same, repetitive tasks and often has idle time throughout the day. Adam's low morale concerns Felicia since he is a good employee. Which of the following actions would BEST address this situation?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the difference between downsizing and turnover?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT one of Fayol's first seven Principles of Management?

Page 3

Question 11 11. A CEO of a small company has implemented a strategy where all employees do their work together, without doing specific assignments all the time. He hopes that it will decrease the level of paperwork necessary and improve employee relations. Which one of Fayol's principles did he violate?

Question 12 12. Tom is one of the highest ranked managers at an information technology company. He is allowing a project to continue because it was his idea to launch that line of products, although he now sees that the company could lose a lot of money if it moves forward. Tom doesn't want to admit that he was wrong because he fears for his job. Which principle of management does this concern?

Question 13 13. Which managerial function is used by a manager to determine how they will distribute resources and organize employees according to a plan?

Question 14 14. Which of these is necessary to be in place before the organizing function can be carried out?

Question 15 15. 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?

Page 4

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

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Which of these describes the purpose of planning?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is true of planning?

Page 5

Question 21 21. Where does planning fall in the order of managerial functions?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. Which of the following elements is NOT involved in the controlling process?

Question 24 24. Why is it imperative for managers to develop a tool for collecting data for each employee goal?

Question 25 25. If a leader is using action to motivate employees towards goals, he or she is using what method of management?

Page 6

Question 26 26. Which of the following refers to integrating activities to ensure resources of an organization are being used most efficiently to achieve the organizational goal?

Question 27 27. What is it called in business when physical, financial, and human resources are brought together with analysis to help achieve a goal?

Question 28 28. Which is not one of the four principles of scientific management?

Question 29 29. Frederick F. Taylor was trained as a/an

Question 30 30. Which is the best explanation of a motion study?

Management Theories & Functions 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!

ISC Commerce: Study Guide & Syllabus  /  Social Science Courses
Support