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Quiz 12 :

Decision Making Processes

Quiz 12 :

Decision Making Processes

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A small university department was comprised of six male faculty members. During faculty meetings when the department was faced with a difficult decision, a faculty member would suggest they take a break. During the break, four faculty would adjourn to the coffee room and agree on the decision that would be made. This is an example of:
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Which of the following is the step in the decision making process in which the manager digs below the surface to analyze the cause of the problem?
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D

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A company that uses a computerized system extensively in their production process from the design stage through the automatic ordering of raw materials through preparation for delivery would be using which type of organizational decision making?
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D

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Intuitive decision processes would work best when which of the following factors were dominant:
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The incremental decision process model places emphasis on:
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Which of the following is not recognized as a constraint and trade-off during nonprogrammed decision making?
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The stage in which alternative courses of action are considered and one is chosen and implemented is:
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Intuitive decision making uses ____ to make decisions.
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Which stage of the organizational decision making process occurs when alternative courses of action are considered and one alternative is selected and implemented?
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The first four steps of the rational approach to decision making are specifically designed to help a manager:
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Management science works best for decisions when problems:
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____ means organizations accept a satisfactory rather than a maximum level of performance, enabling them to achieve several goals simultaneously.
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The rational approach to decision making involves all of the following steps except:
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Bounded rationality:
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The Carnegie model of organizational decision making says that organizational decisions:
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When Tom Smith, CEO of Food Lion reads Modern Grocer, visits other grocery stores to compare prices, and reviews daily sales figures, he is doing activities in which of the following steps of the rational approach?
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____ are repetitive and well-defined, and procedures exist for resolving the problem.
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Which type of decision-making would typically be used to the extent possible in an objective process of selection of a new employee?
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The management science model for decision making is best to use when:
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Which step in the rational approach immediately follows developing alternative solutions?
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