Kenneth Is a Manager for a Content Management Firm.
Kenneth is a manager for a content management firm.He realizes that the firm requires five technicians to maintain and update the firm's servers.Which of the following actions would suggest that Kenneth is developing objectives and criteria according to the classical model?
A) Kenneth decides to poach technicians from its competitor to understand its database management techniques.
B) Kenneth realizes that the firm's data storage capacity has to be doubled in the next six months.
C) Kenneth decides that these technician require 5 percent interpersonal skills, 50 percent technical knowledge, 15 percent motivation, and 30 percent problem solving ability.
D) Kenneth selects twenty resumes from a job portal.
Even when a situation is similar to another situation that occurred in the past,it's often worthwhile to pursue new,creative alternatives.Which of the following is a valid rationale for this statement?
A) Pursuing new, creative alternatives for a situation helps an organization gain the reputation of being an innovative firm.
B) No two situations are identical and subtle differences may make a past solution less effective today.
C) Using past solutions for new problems is discouraged in firms that operate in today's dynamic environment.
D) Pursuing new, creative alternatives for a situation makes it easier for the manager to implement and monitor them.
While ________ in the classical model,you need to determine which alternatives would produce minimally acceptable results,eliminate alternatives that are unlikely to achieve the minimally acceptable outcome,and examine the feasibility of the remaining alternatives.
A) analyzing alternatives
B) selecting alternatives
C) generating alternatives
D) developing objectives and criteria
In the classical model of decision making,the ________ asserts that managers choose the alternative that they believe maximizes the desired outcome.
A) retrospective decision model
B) bounded rationality model
C) subjectively expected utility model
D) administrative model