Management Study Set 32

Business

Quiz 1 :
Introduction to Management

Quiz 1 :
Introduction to Management

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The nature of management is to control and dictate others in an organization.
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In today's turbulent and hypercompetitive global environment,managers must help their companies innovate more than ever.
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Companies can survive over the long run without innovation.
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Despite the need for companies to control costs in today's economy,innovation has become the new imperative.
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Recognizing the value of employees involves the organizing role of management.
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The late famed management theorist Peter Drucker is often credited with creating the modern study of management.
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Allocating resources across the organization is part of the organizing management function.
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How an organization goes about accomplishing a plan is a key part of the management function of controlling.
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Where the organization wants to be in the future and how to get there defines controlling.
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The use of influence to motivate employees to achieve the organization's goals refers to controlling.
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Organizing means defining goals for future organizational performance and deciding on the tasks and resources needed to attain them.
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Controlling involves monitoring employee's activities and taking corrective action as necessary.
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Leading is the use of influence to motivate employees to achieve organizational goals.
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When an organization is deliberately structured,it is designed to achieve some outcome,such as making a profit.
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An organization is a social entity that is goal directed and deliberately structured.
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Efficiency refers to the degree to which the organization achieves a stated objective.
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All managers have to pay attention to costs and according to research,the best way to improve organizational effectiveness is by severe cost cutting.
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The ultimate responsibility of managers is to achieve high performance by balancing efficiency and effectiveness.
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Efficiency can be calculated as the amount of resources used to produce a product or service.
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To perform effectively,all managers must possess conceptual,human,and technical skills,though the degree of each skill necessary at different levels of an organization may vary.
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