5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- joint venture, (A U.S. firm may form a joint venture, also known as a strategic alliance, with a foreign company to share the risks and rewards of starting a new enterprise together in a foreign country. Sometimes a joint venture is the only way an American company can have a presence in a certain country, whose laws may forbid foreigners from ownership. Indeed, in China, this is the only way foreign cars may be sold in that country.)
- 1st line managers, (Following the plans of middle and top managers, first-line managers make short-term operating decisions, directing the daily tasks of nonmanagerial personnel, who are, of course, all those people who work directly at their jobs but don't oversee the work of others.)
- Entrepreneur, (In their decisional roles, managers use information to make decisions to solve problems or take advantage of opportunities. The four decision-making roles are entrepreneur, disturbance handler, resource allocator, and negotiator.)
- referent power
- ethics, (Ethics are the standards of right and wrong that influence behavior.)
- a Managers who make short-term operating decisions and direct the daily tasks of the nonmanagerial employees are called
- b Standards of right and wrong that influence behavior are known as
- c China does not allow foreign car manufacturers to sell vehicles independently in its country but instead requires them to partner with a Chinese company. This type of partnership is known as a
- d Which of the following is an example of a decisional role that managers play?
- e Power deriving from one's personal attraction is called
5 Multiple choice questions
- Determining, by observation and analysis, the basic elements of a job.
- A ______ manager is responsible for just one organizational activity.
- This financial statement shows revenues and expenses over time
- Fairness in hiring practices is an example of an organization's
- This act established the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
5 True/False questions
360 Degree Appraisal → In some companies, employees receive assessments from their manager, peers, subordinates, and customers, while also performing a self assessment. This is known as
anchoring and adjustment bias, (Managers will often give their employees a standard percentage raise in salary, even though the raise may be completely out of alignment with what other companies are paying for the same skills. This is an instance of the anchoring and adjustment bias, the tendency to make decisions based on an initial figure.) → __________ managers accept that there are differences and similarities between home and foreign personnel and practices and that they should use whatever techniques are most effective.
Valence → A nation's __________ is the shared set of beliefs, values, knowledge, and patterns of behavior common to its people.
technological; general (Technological forces are new developments in methods for transforming resources into goods or services. They are part of the organization's general environment.) → The music industry has been changed dramatically by consumers' ability to download songs from the Internet. This is an example of ______ forces in an organization's ______ environment.
Work Specialization → The arrangement of having discrete parts of a task done by different people is called