Management by Exception: Definition, Principle & Examples


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What is Management by Exception?

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1. Which is NOT an advantage of MBE?

2. Which is NOT a disadvantage of MBE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You will improve your knowledge of management by exception through questions on the definition of MBE and its advantages.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The concepts you will be tested on include:

  • Definition of MBE
  • Advantages of MBE
  • Disadvantages of MBE
  • MBE requirements
  • What happens when results vary

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the disadvantages of MBE and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define MBE
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related MBE lesson

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Management by Exception: Definition, Principle & Examples is a great resource that you can use to explore this concept further. The following objectives are part of this lesson:

  • Understand how the MBE principle works
  • Describe when a manager would get involved adopting this approach
  • Identify how the difference is determined between actual results and planned results