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Planning in Organizations: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. This type of plan is designed with the entire organization in mind and begins with an organization's mission.

Question 2 2. Jennifer is starting a new business and begins by writing her mission statement. Why is it important for Jennifer to write a mission statement?

Question 3 3. The four types of plans a manager will use include

Question 4 4. Which of these is identified in a company's mission statement?

Question 5 5. A procedure that details how to take an inventory is an example of a(n) _____ plan, while a promotional advertisement is an example of a(n) _____ plan.

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Question 6 6. 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?

Question 7 7. A full understanding of the mission statement is especially important for this group of people:

Question 8 8. Which of these describes the purpose of planning?

Question 9 9. Which of these describes how often a mission statement should be reviewed?

Question 10 10. When assessing an organization's external environment a manager is concerned with

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Question 11 11. Managers use operational plans to _____.

Question 12 12. Jessica has just conducted a SWOT analysis of her firm. What should her next steps be?

Question 13 13. Once the important questions are answered during the SWOT analysis, managers can begin to place the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in the appropriate quadrant of the _____.

Question 14 14. Where does planning fall in the order of managerial functions?

Question 15 15. When assessing an organization's internal environment a manager is concerned with

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Question 16 16. Why is a tactical plan relevant for the functioning of each company?

Question 17 17. Which group of people are expected to be able to identify with and commit to upholding the mission statement?

Question 18 18. Why is it important for companies to evaluate managerial decisions using a SWOT Analysis?

Question 19 19. Which of these is considered an advantage of planning?

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

Planning in Organizations: Help and Review 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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