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Scalar Chain in Management: Principle & Overview

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Fayol believed that all supervisors should have:

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1. A Gang Plank is a:

2. Which is not one of Fayol's Management Principles?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at how information should flow at work according to Henri Fayol, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the Scalar Chain in management. Topics on the quiz include what Fayol believed all supervisors should have and the characteristics of a Gang Plank in Fayol's framework of business.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • What all supervisors should have
  • Definition of a Gang Plank
  • Fourteen principles of management
  • Uses of the Scalar Chain

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding what all supervisors should have and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related business lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the fourteen principles of management

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Scalar Chain in Management: Principle & Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the history surrounding Henri Fayol
  • Describe what Fayol developed to allow managers to do their jobs better
  • Identify each of the fourteen principles of management
  • Explain how the Scalar Chain can be used in the workplace
  • Appreciate when it would be appropriate to bypass the normal chain
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