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MASTERPIECE2020

Principles of Management

Course PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
Test Week One Quiz
 

 

 

 

 

 
  • Question 1

5 out of 5 points

One way to think of ______ is “the art of getting things done through people.”
Selected Answer:  

C. management

Correct Answer:  

C. management

  • Question 2

5 out of 5 points

The pursuit of organizational goals efficiently and effectively by integrating the work of people through planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the organization’s resources is called
Selected Answer:  

D. management.

Correct Answer:  

D. management.

  • Question 3

5 out of 5 points

A group of people who work together to achieve some specific purpose is/are called
Selected Answer:  

D. an organization.

Correct Answer:  

D. an organization.

  • Question 4

5 out of 5 points

Elian, a manager at a busy restaurant, was very careful about how he scheduled his personnel, making sure everyone was busy during work, and he carefully watched his other costs too, getting competitive bids from suppliers on a regular basis. Elian would best be described as a(n) _____ manager.
Selected Answer:  

A. efficient

Correct Answer:  

A. efficient

  • Question 5

5 out of 5 points

To be ______ as a manager means to make the right decisions and successfully carry them out to achieve goals.
Selected Answer:  

D. effective

Correct Answer:  

D. effective

  • Question 6

5 out of 5 points

The _________ effect states that your influence on the organization is multiplied far beyond the results that can be achieved by just one person acting alone.
Selected Answer:  

B. multiplier

Correct Answer:  

B. multiplier

  • Question 7

5 out of 5 points

According to a Fortune article, the scarcest, most valuable resource in business is not financial capital but
Selected Answer:  

E. skilled effective managers.

Correct Answer:  

E. skilled effective managers.

  • Question 8

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is the most likely payoff of studying management as a discipline?
Selected Answer:  

B. You will understand how to relate to and interact with your supervisors and co-workers.

Correct Answer:  

B. You will understand how to relate to and interact with your supervisors and co-workers.

  • Question 9

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is NOT a reward for practicing management?
Selected Answer:  

E. You can become exempt from many of society’s ethical standards.

Correct Answer:  

E. You can become exempt from many of society’s ethical standards.

  • Question 10

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is a challenge facing managers today?
Selected Answer:  

D. Managing to achieve the manager’s own happiness and life goals

Correct Answer:  

D. Managing to achieve the manager’s own happiness and life goals

  • Question 11

5 out of 5 points

“True is better than new” is one of the truths of
Selected Answer:  

D. evidence-based management.

Correct Answer:  

D. evidence-based management.

  • Question 12

5 out of 5 points

The contemporary perspective includes which of the following viewpoints?
Selected Answer:  
C. Contingency
Correct Answer:  
C. Contingency
  • Question 13

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is a good reason for studying theoretical perspectives of management?
Selected Answer:  

D. Provides clues to the meaning of your managers’ decisions

Correct Answer:  

D. Provides clues to the meaning of your managers’ decisions

  • Question 14

5 out of 5 points

Scientific and administrative management are part of the ________ viewpoint.
Selected Answer:  

C. classical

Correct Answer:  

C. classical

  • Question 15

5 out of 5 points

______ emphasized the scientific study of work methods to improve productivity of individual workers.
Selected Answer:  

A. Scientific management

Correct Answer:  

A. Scientific management

  • Question 16

5 out of 5 points

Frank and Lillian Gilbreth identified 17 basic units of _____, each of which they called a “therblig”.
Selected Answer:  

E. motion

Correct Answer:  

E. motion

  • Question 17

5 out of 5 points

Which of the following is NOT one of the principles proposed by Fredrick Taylor to eliminate soldiering?
Selected Answer:  

B. Apply rule-of-thumb methods to the study of the task

Correct Answer:  

B. Apply rule-of-thumb methods to the study of the task

  • Question 18

5 out of 5 points

Fredrick Taylor and the Gilbreths were proponents of which of the following?
Selected Answer:  

E. Scientific management

Correct Answer:  

E. Scientific management

  • Question 19

5 out of 5 points

Abby runs a house-cleaning service and has noticed that some of her staff are much more efficient than others and can clean a house in about half the average time. She would like to reward these workers with a higher wage by implementing what would be known by Taylor as a(n)
Selected Answer:  

C. differential rate system.

Correct Answer:  

C. differential rate system.

  • Question 20

5 out of 5 points

Taylor called the tendency for people to deliberately work at less than full capacity
Selected Answer:  

E. soldiering

Correct Answer:  

E. soldiering