MBA/MBA Principles and Practices of Management Mcq Set 9 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
'There is no discernible link between planning and performance'. Who is this position held by?

1.Michael Porter

2.Milton Friedman

3.Gary Hamel

4.Henry Mintzberg


Question:
According to Belbin (1981) an extroverted and enthusiastic person fits with what role?

1.Co-ordinator

2.Shaper

3.Resource investigator

4.Implementer


Question:
According to Lewin, Lippet and White's 1939 experiment, which form of leadership produced the most work from participants?

1.Laissez-faire

2.Democratic

3.Authoritarian

4.A mix of laissez-faire and democratic


Question:
According to the Five Factor model, 'extraversion' as a personality type is characterised by what type of people?

1.Good natured

2.Calm and self-confident

3.Sensitive and curious

4.Assertive and sociable


Question:
As what are key factors that reflect the situation of an organisation referred to?

1.Administrations

2.Processes

3.Activities

4.Contingencies


Question:
Where was Total Quality Management first developed?

1.USA

2.UK

3.Japan

4.Korea


Question:
Which 18th century writer produced a famous book called 'The Wealth of Nations'?

1.Frederick Taylor

2.Henry Mintzberg

3.Adam Smith

4.Dr Samuel Johnson


Question:
Which element of the cultural web forms regalia?

1.Symbols

2.Rituals and routines

3.Power structures

4.Control systems


Question:
Which feature does not form one of Fayol's 14 principles of management?

1.Esprit de corps

2.Initiative

3.Order

4.Individualism


Question:
Which is not a characteristic of corporate social responsibility?

1.Product safety

2.Consumer rights

3.Environmental policies

4.Price-fixing


Question:
Which is not a recognised form of business continuity planning?

1.Contingency planning

2.Scenario planning

3.Financial planning

4.Building planning


Question:
Which is not an example of an external factor for learning and knowledge?

1.Demographic change

2.Political influences

3.Organisational structure

4.Social change


Question:
Which is not an implementation activity for an information system?

1.IS marketing plan

2.System documentation

3.Software development

4.User training and development


Question:
Which of the following are key components of a Total Quality Management system?

1.Individual responsibility, incremental improvement, use of raw data

2.Collective responsibility, continual improvement, use of raw data

3.Group responsibility, staged improvement, knowledge

4.Involves everyone, continual improvement, use of data and knowledge


Question:
Which of the following does not form the basis of a performance indicator for a marketing plan?

1.Competitor reaction

2.Contribution to business performance

3.Consumer reaction

4.Marketing effectiveness


Question:
Which of the following is not a recognised type of plan?

1.Business

2.Succession

3.Ad hoc

4.Financial


Question:
Which of the following is not included in a job design?

1.Identifying what tasks need to be carried out

2.When and how tasks are to be carried out

3.The number of tasks to be carried out

4.The payment rates for the tasks carried out


Question:
Which of the following is not part of Schein's model of the formation of culture?

1.Shared values

2.Pre-conceptions

3.Shared beliefs

4.Norms


Question:
Which of the following motivators is the most basic need in Maslow's hierarchy?

1.Safety

2.Belonging

3.Physiological

4.Esteem


Question:
Which of these does not form part of the key streams identified by March (1988) in decision making in highly ambiguous environments?

1.Expectations

2.Choice opportunities

3.Problems

4.Solutions


Question:
Which of these factors is not one of the competing responsibilities that influence corporate social responsibility?

1.Ethical

2.Economic

3.Discretionary

4.Technical


Question:
Which of these is not an advantage of a virtual team?

1.Team members can be recruited for their specific skills or experience.

2.No overhead costs associated with physical buildings.

3.Conflict can be resolved easily using face-to-face meetings.

4.Low transport or commuting costs.


Question:
Which of these is not part of human resource policy?

1.Reward systems

2.Staff appraisals

3.Staff development

4.Suppliers choice


Question:
Which of these is not part of the recognised challenges for modern managers?

1.Micro-managing the workforce

2.Managing communications

3.Managing communications

4.Managing the learning organisation


Question:
Which one is not a recognised key skill of management?

1.Conceptual skills

2.Human skills

3.Technical skills

4.Writing skills


Question:
Which one is not an element in the primary activities of a value chain?

1.Procurement

2.Inbound logistics

3.Outbound logistics

4.Service


Question:
Which one is not part of Lewin's (1952) three step approach to change?

1.Changing behaviour

2.Initiating change

3.Freezing

4.Unfreezing


Question:
Which one of the following is a feature of McGregor's Theory X?

1.Workers enjoy responsibility.

2.Workers view physical and mental effort as a natural part of work.

3.Workers like to show initiative.

4.Workers like to be directed.


Question:
Which one of the following is not a characteristic of a bureaucratic organisation?

1.Authority

2.Regulations

3.Command structure

4.Change


Question:
Which one of the following is not a characteristic of a team?

1.Minimal and formal knowledge sharing

2.Collective output

3.Individual and collective responsibility

4.Fluid dimension to roles and tasks


Question:
Which one of the following is not one of Drucker's five guiding principles of management?

1.Making people's strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant.

2.Enhancing the ability of people to contribute.

3.To operate the organisation's status system.

4.Integrating people in a common venture by thinking through, setting and exemplifying the organisational objectives, values and goals.


Question:
Which one of the following political leaders could not be termed a 'transformational' leader?

1.Margaret Thatcher

2.Mikhail Gorbachov

3.Nelson Mandela

4.Bill Clinton


Question:
Which one of these characteristics is most commonly associated with the 'rational goal' model of management?

1.Worker welfare

2.Health and safety

3.Interpersonal relationships

4.Productivity.


Question:
Which writer is most associated with bureaucratic structures?

1.Henry Fayol

2.Max Weber

3.Adam Smith

4.Mary Parker Follett


Question:
Which writer was concerned with the reaction of workers to key characteristics of bureaucracies?

1.Merton

2.Weber

3.Gouldner

4.Mayo


Question:
Who of the following is a leading writer on contingency theory of leadership?

1.Rosabeth Kanter

2.Joan Woodward

3.Rensis Likert

4.Fred Fiedler


Question:
Who of the following is the industrial philanthropist?

1.Frederick Taylor

2.Seebohm Rowntree

3.Henry Ford

4.Max Weber


Question:
Who of these is the entrepreneur?

1.Barack Obama

2.James Dyson

3.Damien Hirst

4.Mo Farah


Question:
Who was a major protagonist of utilitarianism?

1.John Stuart Mill

2.Thomas Hobbes

3.Karl Marx

4.Adam Smith


Question:
Workers' acceptance of change is characteristic of what type of culture?

1.Team culture

2.Collaborative culture

3.Group culture

4.Collective culture


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