5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- they can affect public perceptions and opinions
- decreasing a type conflict
- a Secondary stakeholders are important to a company because ____.
- b The nominal group technique improves group decision making by ____.
- c Because of slowing sales, Arm & Hammer started promoting innovative uses for its baking soda. By searching for new market opportunities, the manufacturer of Arm & Hammer is using which type of adaptive strategy?
- d To protect its farmers, Japan put limitations on the amount of mushrooms and leeks that could be imported into Japan from China. This limitation is an example of a(n) ____.
- e Connie O'Day is a middle-level manager for the publishers of Free Spirit magazine, a publication targeted to women who are not focused on finding a husband or maintaining a house and garden. She spends much of her day conducting interviews with groups of women to determine what they consider most important in their lives. She also keeps an eye on the sales and content of other women's magazines. Which informational role does O'Day perform?
5 Multiple choice questions
- In the decisional role of ____, managers adapt themselves, their subordinates, and their units to incremental change.
- The last step in the basic model of ethical decision making is to ____.
- The two types of integrity testing currently used by employers are overt integrity tests and personality-based integrity tests.
- Fran Wilson Creative Cosmetics is a medium-sized U.S. company that sells 1.5 million tubes of its lipstick annually in Japan. It has no physical presence within the country beyond the fact its products are sold there. Fran Wilson Creative Cosmetics uses ____ to reach the Japanese market.
- ____ plans direct the behavior, efforts, and priorities of operative employees for periods ranging from one to six months.
5 True/False questions
true → With regard to the question, "Does it pay to be socially responsible?," research has clearly demonstrated that there is an inherent relationship between social responsibility and economic performance of a company.
general and the specific → E-Lab (the "E" stands for experience) has project teams perform field research for its clients. These project teams are composed of students of theology, actors, and musicians as well as the more traditional marketing experts and statisticians. E-Lab teams benefit from ____.
true → The contingency approach to management holds that there is not one best way to manage an organization.
political uncertainty → Uganda is one of only two countries in the world that produce a mineral required in the manufacturing of cellular phones. Several mining companies recently moved their operations out of the region due to a bloody civil war resulting from a change in rulers. This is an example of how ____ can influence global business.
problem → In a decentralized organization, workers closest to problems are authorized to make the decisions necessary to solve the problems on their own.