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1
Determining whether an organization has fulfilled a certain objective is most closely associated with which of the following management functions?
A)Planning
B)Staffing
C)Controlling
D)Organizing
E)Directing
2
The type of planning conducted on a short-term basis to implement activities and objectives is called:
A)strategic.
B)static.
C)tactical.
D)comprehensive.
E)timely.
3
The levels of management form a:
A)circle.
B)square.
C)rectangle.
D)pyramid.
E)triangle.
4
Financial managers are primarily concerned with:
A)identifying and efficiently using sources of financing.
B)transforming resources into products.
C)recruiting new employees and developing employee programs.
D)planning, pricing, and promoting products.
E)none of the above.
5
Securing a firm's computer networks and other important information from unauthorized users is primarily the responsibility of:
A)financial management.
B)personnel management.
C)production and operations management.
D)information technology management.
E)administrative management.
6
Motivating assembly workers to achieve their goals each day would be the responsibility of:
A)top management.
B)middle management.
C)first-line managers.
D)assembly workers.
E)receiving clerks.
7
Objectives regarding ___ are generally stated in terms of percentage of sales increase and market share.
A)profit
B)competitive advantage
C)efficiency
D)growth
E)quality
8
Strategic plans establish ____ objectives and an overall strategy by which a firm fulfills its mission.
A)static
B)formal
C)informal
D)short-range
E)long-range
9
Tactical plans are ____ and designed to help implement strategic objectives.
A)static
B)formal
C)informal
D)short-range
E)long-range
10
A retailing organization specifying how much to spend to set up a new store is developing a(n) ____ plan.
A)operational
B)formal
C)informal
D)short-range
E)long-range
11
A firm's ____ plan might involve being number one in its product category.
A)mandatory
B)visionary
C)strategic
D)power
E)marketing
12
Computer virus protection and firewalls is one form of __ planning.
A)mandatory
B)visionary
C)strategic
D)contingency
E)operational
13
____ plans specify what actions must be accomplished to achieve the tactical plan.
A)Operational
B)Visionary
C)Strategic
D)Contingency
E)Mandatory
14
____ involves the structuring of resources and activities to accomplish objectives.
A)Organizing
B)Decentralization
C)Centralization
D)Power
E)Scope
15
Many firms downsize by ____ production, sales, and technical positions.
A)transforming
B)outsourcing
C)centralizing
D)decentralizing
E)mandating
16
____ involves motivating and leading employees.
A)Transforming
B)Directing
C)Centralizing
D)Empowerment
E)Mandating
17
____ is especially important to lower-level managers.
A)Transforming
B)Strategizing
C)Centralizing
D)Empowerment
E)Directing
18
Top managers spend most of their time ____.
A)transforming
B)directing
C)planning
D)in empowerment
E)organizing
19
The most important function of middle managers is ____.
A)transforming
B)directing
C)tactical planning
D)empowerment
E)organizing
20
Technological advances have increased concerns about ____.
A)privacy
B)strategy
C)marketing
D)empowerment
E)costs







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