5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Trait Approach
- Ferrari, (The focused-differentiation strategy is to offer products or services that are of unique and superior value compared to those of competitors and to target a narrow market)
- licensing (In licensing, a company allows a foreign company to pay it a fee to make or distribute the first company's product or service)
- W. Edwards Deming
- referent power
- a The PDCA cycle was made popular by this quality pioneer.
- b A company allows a foreign firm to pay it a fee to make or distribute the first company's product or service. This is called
- c Power deriving from one's personal attraction is called
- d This approach to leadership attempts to identify distinctive characteristics that account for the effectiveness of leader
- e Which of the following carmakers pursues a focused-differentiation strategy?
5 Multiple choice questions
- In a(n) ______, shared meanings are primarily derived from written and spoken words rather than situational cues.
- ______ skills consist of the job-specific knowledge needed to perform well in a specialized field.
- According to Expectancy Theory, motivation is a function of expectancy, instrumentality, and
- Kia Motors takes a very aggressive stance to fire executives who don't meet sales goals. This is an example of which type of culture?
- According to Hersey and Blanchard's Situational Leadership Theory, a worker who is unable, unwilling and lacks confidence is at this level of readiness
5 True/False questions
bounded rationality., (The bounded rationality concept suggests that the ability of decision makers to be rational is limited by numerous constraints, such as complexity. The problems that need solving are often exceedingly complex, beyond understanding.) → Candace and other managers in her firm are trying to make some decisions about global expansion. They are struggling to understand the risks, given the complexity of world markets today and recent global instabilities. The difficulty Candace's team is facing prevents perfectly rational decision making, and is an example of
Initiating Structure → According to the Ohio State studies, leaders with this behavior that organize and define what group members should be doing
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.) → Which of the following is an example of a decisional role that managers play?
culture → According to Expectancy Theory, motivation is a function of expectancy, instrumentality, and
ethics, (Ethics are the standards of right and wrong that influence behavior.) → Standards of right and wrong that influence behavior are known as