Planning in Organizations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is true of planning?

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. What is the relationship between a mission statement and a strategic plan?

Question 4 4. 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.

Question 5 5. Managers use operational plans to _____.

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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. What is a contingency plan?

Question 8 8. What is an operational plan?

Question 9 9. Which of these describes the purpose of planning?

Question 10 10. Why is it important for companies to evaluate managerial decisions using a SWOT Analysis?

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Question 11 11. Which of these describes how often a mission statement should be reviewed?

Question 12 12. Why is planning important?

Question 13 13. When assessing an organization's internal environment a manager is concerned with

Question 14 14. What does the SWOT in SWOT analysis stand for?

Question 15 15. What is a strategic plan?

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Question 16 16. A full understanding of the mission statement is especially important for this group of people:

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Which group of people are expected to be able to identify with and commit to upholding the mission statement?

Question 19 19. Why is a tactical plan relevant for the functioning of each company?

Question 20 20. Which of these is identified in a company's mission statement?

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Question 21 21. This type of plan is designed with the entire organization in mind and begins with an organization's mission.

Question 22 22. What are key aspects of a mission statement?

Question 23 23. How is a SWOT analysis presented?

Question 24 24. Jessica has just conducted a SWOT analysis of her firm. What should her next steps be?

Question 25 25. Where does planning fall in the order of managerial functions?

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Question 26 26. What is a tactical plan?

Question 27 27. Which of the following are steps in the SWOT process?

Question 28 28. Which of these is considered an advantage of planning?

Question 29 29. When assessing an organization's external environment a manager is concerned with

Question 30 30. The four types of plans a manager will use include

Planning in Organizations Chapter Exam Instructions

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