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Administrative Management

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Quiz 2 :

Basic Managementfunctions, Theories, and Best Practices

Quiz 2 :

Basic Managementfunctions, Theories, and Best Practices

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Bureaucratic elements of organizations always lead to inefficiency,waste,and red tape.
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________ is the process of creating the structure of an organization.
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Organizing

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Horizontal specialization establishes the chain of command,or who reports to whom,in an organization.
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Large organizations strive to benefit from economies of scale,but if they also try to maintain a small company style and corporate culture,they may also benefit from creativity and flexibility.
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________ is the increased effectiveness that results from combined action or cooperation.
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The key to ________ is to stay well informed about the policies,practices,and standards of successful companies in your field.
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Match the management theorist with his/her discipline. -bureaucratic management
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Which of these focuses on managers having the ability to lead and using effective management practices in accomplishing the goals of the organization?
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Because entrepreneurial ventures typically are less complex than larger corporations,they do not require a formal organizational structure.
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Which of these theories assumes leaders can change and adapt their leadership style?
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A company can achieve continuous improvement by focusing on industry best practices.
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What is the term for the visual tool that describes hierarchy and specialization within an organization?
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Leading is ensuring that performance meets the goals of the organization and involves setting standards to achieve goals.
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In his Hawthorne Studies,Elton Mayo found that workers became more ________ when they received more attention,worked as a group,and were made to feel their contributions were important.
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Match the management theorist with his/her discipline. -administrative management
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Which of these systems involves feedback?
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Scientific management theories focus on performing work efficiently,whereas ________ theory establishes a hierarchy to ensure employees have the skills and knowledge to do the job.
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Which of these is not one of the four management functions discussed in the text?
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The ________ suggests leaders can improve employee satisfaction and performance by clarifying how workers can achieve organizational goals,clearing the path to the goals,and adding rewards to motivate workers.
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Which of these was not a focus of the motion studies performed by industrial engineers Frank and Lillian Gilbreth?
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