Initiative: Fayol's Principle, Overview

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True or False. Fayol believed that encouraging initiative helps to develop an atmosphere of trust and understanding between employees and managers.

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1. Which is not one of Fayol's management principles?

2. Initiative means _

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will check your knowledge of Henri Fayol and his Initiative Principle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Fayol's management principles
  • Initiative
  • Management training
  • The Father or Modern Management

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Fayol
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Initiative Principle
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding Fayol's opinions of management and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To find out more about Fayol's influence on management principles, look at the accompanying lesson on Fayol's Initiative Principle. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explains the purpose behind the Initiative Principle
  • Covers the role of employees in the workplace
  • Explores Fayol's impact on modern management practices
  • Examines an example of initiative
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