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www.tutorialrank.com MGT 521 Week 1 Assignment Management Theories and The Workplace (2 Papers) MGT 521 Week 2 Assignment Mission, Vision, Values And Management (2 Papers) MGT 521 Week 3 Assignment Operational Tactics and Strategic Goals Presentation (2 PPT) MGT 521 Week 4 Operational Tactics and Strategic Goals Presentation (2 PPT and 1 Paper) MGT 521 Week 3 Structure Follow Strategy (Individual Paper) MGT 521 Week 3 Team Structure Follows Strategy (2 PPT) MGT 521 Week 5 Assignment Leadership and Strategy (2 Papers) MGT 521 Week 5 Assignment Leaders Are They Born or Made? (2 PPT) MGT 521 Week 6 Balanced Scorecard Module (2 Papers) MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 3


MGT 521 Week 1 DQ 4 MGT 521 Week 2 Individual Assignment Functional Areas of Business Paper MGT 521 Week 2 Knowledge Check MGT 521 Week 2 Learning Team Charter MGT 521 Week 2 Learning Team Weekly Reflection MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 3 MGT 521 Week 2 DQ 4 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 3 MGT 521 Week 3 DQ 4 MGT 521 Week 3 Knowledge Check MGT 521 Week 3 Individual Assignment Organizational Planning MGT 521 Week 3 Learning Team Reflection MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 3 MGT 521 Week 4 DQ 4


MGT 521 Week 4 Knowledge Check MGT 521 Week 4 Team Assignment Organizing Work MGT 521 Week 5 Individual Assignment Team Leadership MGT 521 Week 5 Knowledge Check MGT 521 Week 5 Learning Team Reflection MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 1 MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 2 MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 3 MGT 521 Week 5 DQ 4 MGT 521 Week 6 Knowledge Check MGT 521 Week 6 Individual Assignment Planning and Measuring Performance MGT 521 Week 6 Individual Personal Professional Development Plan MGT 521 Week 6 Learning Team Reflection MGT 521 Week 1 Individual Assignment Viewpoints Paper MGT 521 Week 2 Assignment Norwegian Air Worksheet MGT 521 Week 3 Individual Assignment Strategy and Planning Paper MGT 521 Week 4 Assignments Organizational Structure Presentation MGT 521 Week 5 Individual Assignment Leadership and Your Career Paper MGT 521 Week 5 Team Assignments What Makes a Leader? Presentation


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MGT 521 Final Exam Guide (New)

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www.tutorialrank.com 1. ________ is defined as a business firm’s intention, beyond its legal and economic obligations, to do the right things and act in ways that are good for society.

Social screening Social responsibility Social obligation Values-based management 2. The balanced scorecard measures organizational performance against previously established standards. Which of the four functions of management relates most closely to setting these standards?

Controlling Leading Organizing


Planning 3. Budgets can be used as tools within which two functions of management?

Controlling and organizing Planning and leading Controlling and planning Organizing and leading 4. Indira Patel has been working in her organization’s computer security department for the past 10 years. If another employee follows Indira’s recommendations in a given situation, based on her expertise in computer security, which source of power is Indira using?

Legitimate power Coercive power Expert power Referent power 5. If Carol Reece is a charismatic leader, which of the following characteristics is she most likely to possess?

An external locus of control A sensitivity to environmental constraints and follower needs


A strong need to be in control A fear of taking risks 6. According to the Ohio State studies, which of the following dimensions of leader behavior refers to the extent to which a leader is likely to define and structure his or her role and the roles of group members to meet goals?

Consideration structure Intelligence structure Initiating structure Psychological structure 7. On Monday, Jim’s Taco Shop identified a problem with tainted ground beef that was used to make tacos and nacho platters for its lunch customers. If the staff at Jim’s did not identify the problem until after the lunch rush, what type of control would this demonstrate?

Feedforward control Concurrent control Proactive control Feedback control 8. The ________ determines the number of levels and managers in an organization.


chain of command span of control unity of command delegation of authority 9. During benchmarking, an organization can compare its processes and products to competitors in its own industry and to noncompetitors outside the industry. What is a main benefit of comparing a firm’s performance against an organization it does not consider a competitor?

A noncompetitor may allow an organization to see its practices more readily than a competitor in the same industry. A noncompetitor may be the world leader in a specific process or practice, and an organization can learn from it. A noncompetitor may be easier to find and benchmark, because the top firms in the world are so diverse. There is no benefit to benchmarking a firm against a noncompetitor. 10. If a manager rationalizes that he or she does not have time to investigate the source of a problem and instead resorts to putting out fires, the manager is missing the use of ________.

bureaucratic control basic corrective action concurrent control


immediate corrective action 11. Which leadership theory is derived from the belief that a leader’s job is to remove pitfalls and roadblocks so followers can achieve their work goals?

Contingency theory Fiedler’s theory Leader participation model Path-goal theory 12. A company that wants to distinguish itself from the competition in the marketplace is most likely using which of the following strategies?

Functional strategy Focus strategy Differentiation strategy Generic strategy 13. When a manager makes use of a SWOT analysis, one of his or her objectives is to

set specific short-term performance standards for each department formulate appropriate strategies to exploit strengths, protect against threats, and correct weaknesses


evaluate the desirability of issuing stocks or bonds in the current financial climate identify the best employees to fill each position in the organization 14. What can be said about a manager who believes she worked hard and met her organization’s productivity goals despite unfavorable conditions?

She has an external locus of control. She has a high ego strength. She has an internal locus of control. She has a low ego strength. 15. Which of the following is a characteristic of a matrix organization?

It is free of internal and external boundaries. It has formal departments to which employees return after completing a project It conforms to the unity of command principle. It has a single chain of command for functional managers to report to. 16. Which of the following is a characteristic of an organic organization?

Narrow span of controls High specialization


Cross-functional teams Rigid departmentalization 17. Conflicts can be resolved by satisfying one’s own needs at the expense of others. This conflict- management technique is known as ________.

forcing avoiding collaborating compromising 18. When planning for unexpected events, a company is using which of the following techniques?

Contingency planning Benchmarking Financial forecasting SWOT analysis 19. Melvin manages a team of 10 employees, including Jane and Jared. Jared is leaving the organization to find a job as a manager in another field. Meanwhile, due to performance issues, Melvin terminates Jane’s employment with the company. Both of these are examples of what type of employee behavior?


Job satisfaction Employee productivity Absenteeism Turnover 20. Searching for new ideas beyond an organization’s boundaries and allowing changes to easily transfer inward and outward is known as ________.

open innovation strategic partnering knowledge management organizational osmosis 21. Which business practice would likely encourage ethical behavior?

Intense competition for valued rewards Cultural values for obedience to authority Strong emphasis on individual productivity Strong emphasis on leading by example 22. Why are feedforward controls more rarely implemented as compared to other types of controls?

Feedforward controls result in wasted time and money.


Feedforward controls require managers to interact directly with employees. Feedforward controls are time-consuming for managers because they must continually monitor progress. Feedforward controls require timely and accurate information that is hard to obtain. 23. Which of the following statements is true about group decision making?

It generates more complete information and knowledge. It is most suitable for matters that must be critically evaluated. It prevents any one minority from dominating or influencing the final decision. It takes less time to reach a solution than it would an individual. 24. In the ________ approach of going green, organizations respond to the environmental preferences of customers.

activist legal market stakeholder


25. Thomas often annoys his coworkers with his talkativeness and assertive personality. According to the Big Five Model of personality, Thomas would be described as high in the trait of ________.

openness to experience extraversion agreeableness conscientiousness 26. If a firm wanted to identify how much money was being made for each sale of a given product (above and beyond the costs associated with making that product), what type of ratio would it use?

Liquidity ratios Activity ratios Profitability ratios Leverage ratios 27. It is crucial to determine an acceptable _____ during the comparing step in the control process.

written report measure of organizational performance ideal standard


range of variation 28. An organization’s ________ goals are official statements of what an organization says its goals are.

real stated synthetic implicit 29. Kelly is interviewing candidates to fill a vacancy on her team. One candidate has a degree from a prestigious university, and Kelly is impressed. In speaking with her fellow members of the interview panel, however, Kelly finds that no one else enjoyed the interview with the candidate, finding her to be pompous, aggressive, and self-serving. In her focus on only the candidate’s education, Kelly may have fallen victim to _______.

stereotyping the halo effect assumed similarity selectivity 30. Which of the following stages is when the group structure is in place and accepted by the group members?


Norming

Storming Performing Adjourning --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

MGT 521 Final Exam Guide (UOP Course)

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www.tutorialrank.com 1) John writes a memo to his employees. Putting his thoughts onto paper is an example of

2) Chantel received an invitation to a web meeting that will take place at 3:00 p.m. She accepted the invitation. This is an example of

3) You are doing research on political issues and find that you are on a conservative leaning site. What type of source credibility issue is


this?

4) When reviewing an educational math website, you find the author’s background is in English. What type of source credibility issue is

this?

5) A famous ice cream manufacturer sent workers to a nearby grocery store to offer shoppers a sample of its new flavor. The workers

provided samples to 300 shoppers and noted that 80% of the sample population stated they liked the flavor. Based on this scenario, which

of the following is an example of an inference?

6) Persuading or convincing others to accept your argument means the reasoning must be logical. Which of the following is an example of

logical flaws or fallacies?


7) What is the best way for the CEO to deal with managers in key positions who continue to resist a major change?

8) Finding a win-win solution that allows parties who are involved to have their goals achieved is an example of

9) What is emphasized more in ethical leadership theories than in transformational leadership?

10) Ethical behavior and integrity for a leader is most likely to result in

11) A common characteristic of most entrepreneurs is that they

12) In order to make an intelligent investment decision, entrepreneurs should

13) The customers, employees, stockholders, suppliers, creditors, and others who stand to gain or lose by the policies and activities of a


business represent the firm's

14) When a firm makes use of the SWOT analysis, one of its objectives is to

15) The process of rating an organization's practices, processes, and products against the best of the world is known as

16) Companies benefit today by inter-firm cooperation. One of the ways they cooperate is through networking. Another way is by seeking

technological knowledge and learning new processes from other firms that usually fall outside of their respective industries. We call this

17) An important difference between accounting and other business functions, such as marketing and management, is that

18) Although accounting has several specific uses, the overall purpose of accounting can be summarized as

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