The Basic Idea Behind Scientific Management Is That
The basic idea behind scientific management is that
A) most workers are capable of handling the simplest tasks.
B) if left alone, workers will be productive.
C) most workers need minimal supervision.
D) management can use scientific principles to increase productivity.
E) employees are not motivated by financial incentives.
The _____ of the early 1900s found that informal groups were critical to an organization's functioning.
A) Zimbardo studies
B) Hawthorne studies
C) Milgram studies
D) Asch experiments
E) Implementation experiments
According to _____,organizations are made up of interrelated parts and rules and regulations that produce cooperation in meeting a common goal.
B) conflict theorists
C) symbolic interactionists
D) feminist theorists
E) rational choice theorists
Functionalists believe that
A) organizations perform best when individuals communicate effectively.
B) groups are governed by a small, elite groups of individuals.
C) groups and organizations are made up of interrelated and mutually dependent parts.
D) groups and organizations are most effective when leaders hold more power than workers.
E) organizations are most effective when wages are based on piecework.