Groups that are affected by organizational decisions and policies are known as:
Select correct option:


  • Management constituencies
  • Stockholders
  • Stakeholders
  • Business owners

Which one of the following individuals is most closely associated with scientific management?
Select correct option:


  • Frederick Taylor
  • Mary Parker Follett
  • Harold Koontz
  • Max Weber



Which of the following is noted for the development of time motion studies that utilized stopwatches and cameras to analyze workplace efficiencies?
Select correct option:


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  • Frederick Taylor
  • Henri Fayol
  • Henry Gnatt
  • Frank and Lillian Gilbreth


The idea that employees should also share the profit of organization was given by:
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  • Frederick Taylor
  • Robert Owen
  • Charles Babbage
  • W. Edwards Deming


Lower-level managers typically confront which type of decision making?
Select correct option:


  • Unique
  • Non-routine
  • Programmed
  • Non-programmed


A leading supporter of the classical view argues that anytime managers decide on their own to spend their organization’s resources for the “social good,” are:
Select correct option:


  • Contributing social benefits in the name of goodwill
  • Just doing what the government says they have to do
  • Helping make society a better place for everyone to live
  • Adding to the costs of doing business



Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 09:17:43 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following scientist is most closely associated with the Hawthorne studies?
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  • Adams
  • Mayo
  • Lawler
  • Barnard

Quiz Start Time: 09:17 PM Time Left 85
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Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 09:18:42 PM ) Total Marks: 1
If a group’s desire for consensus and cohesiveness overwhelms its desire to reach the best possible decision, it is called:
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  • Groupthink
  • Group pressure
  • Group decision
  • Group dynamics


Quiz Start Time: 09:17 PM Time Left 87
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Question # 3 of 15 ( Start time: 09:19:26 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following items best reflects the extent to which a society places a high value on reducing risk and instability?
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  • Uncertainty avoidance
  • Power distance
  • Masculinity/femininity
  • Long-term/short-term orientation



Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 09:20:51 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is the set of practices aimed at discovering and harnessing an organization's intellectual resources?
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  • Knowledge management
  • Globalization
  • The Internet
  • Speed and quality


Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 09:21:35 PM ) Total Marks: 1
A manager transmits the information outside the organization. He is performing which of the following role?
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  • Spokesperson
  • Representative
  • Disseminator
  • Agent

Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 09:22:31 PM ) Total Marks: 1
A business school’s statement that it “strives for productive relationships with local organizations” is an example of which of the following?
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  • Rule
  • Policy
  • Procedure
  • Commitment

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 09:23:51 PM ) Total Marks: 1
TCS represents what factor to the Pakistan Postal Service in its specific environment?
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  • Competitor
  • Supplier
  • Customer
  • Government agency

Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 09:24:20 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Executive vice president, president, managing director, chief operating officer, chief executive officer, or chairman of the board are positions associated with which of the following levels of management?
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  • Team leaders
  • Middle managers
  • First-line managers
  • Top managers



Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 09:24:52 PM ) Total Marks: 1
When managers avoid the rational decision-making model and find ways to satisfice themselves , they are following which of the following concept?
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  • Jurisprudence
  • Bounded rationality
  • Least-squared exemptions
  • Self-motivated decisions


Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 09:26:23 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Straightforward, familiar and easily defined problems are called:
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  • Unstructured problems
  • Structured problems
  • Unique problems
  • Non-programmed problems



Quiz Start Time: 09:17 PM Time Left 87
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Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 09:27:03 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following items best reflects the dimension of different cultures that exemplifies the extent to which individuals expect a hierarchical structure?
Select correct option:


  • Uncertainty avoidance
  • Power distance
  • Masculinity/femininity
  • Long-term/short-term orientation


Quiz Start Time: 09:17 PM Time Left 87
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Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 09:27:03 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following items best reflects the dimension of different cultures that exemplifies the extent to which individuals expect a hierarchical structure?
Select correct option:


  • Uncertainty avoidance
  • Power distance
  • Masculinity/femininity
  • Long-term/short-term orientation



Quiz Start Time: 09:17 PM Time Left 85
sec(s)


Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 09:28:08 PM ) Total Marks: 1
A manager explaining a company policy to a new employee would be acting in which of the following role?
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  • Decisional
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
  • Informational


Quiz Start Time: 09:17 PM Time Left 86
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Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 09:28:40 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is called output of a system?
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  • Services
  • Material
  • Human
  • Information resource


Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 09:29:01 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which level of management makes decisions about the activities such as acquiring other companies, investing in research and development and building new plants?
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  • Top managers
  • Middle managers
  • First-line managers
  • Non-managerial employees

Quiz Start Time: 09:17 PM Time Left 87
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Question # 15 of 15 ( Start time: 09:29:41 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is one of Fayol's principles of management?
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  • Authority
  • Discipline
  • Unity of command
  • All of the given options


Quiz Start Time: 09:36 PM
Time Left 88
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Question # 1 of 15 ( Start time: 09:36:08 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following establishes goals, overall strategies and operating policies of an organization?
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  • Top manager
  • Middle manager
  • First-line manager
  • Non-managerial employee


Quiz Start Time: 09:36 PM
Time Left 88
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Question # 2 of 15 ( Start time: 09:36:38 PM ) Total Marks: 1
An organization is called:
Select correct option:

  • The physical location where people work
  • A collection of individuals working for the same company
  • A deliberate arrangement of people to accomplish some specific purpose
  • A group of individuals focused on profit-making for their shareholders


Attempting to understand the signs of some problem comes under:
Select correct option:

  • Scanning stage
  • Categorization stage
  • Diagnosis stage
  • Implementation stage


Quiz Start Time: 09:36 PM
Time Left 86
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Question # 4 of 15 ( Start time: 09:37:56 PM ) Total Marks: 1
The classical view of social responsibility holds that management’s only social responsibility is to:
Select correct option:

  • Maximize organizational profits for stockholders
  • Maximize adherence to the laws for stockholders
  • Maximize organizational profits for stakeholders
  • Minimize adherence to the laws for stockholders




Quiz Start Time: 09:36 PM
Time Left 89
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Question # 5 of 15 ( Start time: 09:38:42 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Who presented the Concept of Quality?
Select correct option:

  • Henri Fayol
  • Prof.Henry Mintzberg
  • Frank & Lillian Gilbreth
  • Prof.Edward Deming


Question # 6 of 15 ( Start time: 09:39:31 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Labor unions, employees, suppliers, customers, clients, and public interest groups are all examples of:
Select correct option:

  • Management constituencies
  • Stockholders
  • Stakeholders
  • Business owners

Question # 7 of 15 ( Start time: 09:40:08 PM ) Total Marks: 1
A leading supporter of the classical view argues that anytime managers decide on their own to spend their organization’s resources for the “social good,” are:
Select correct option:

  • Contributing social benefits in the name of goodwill
  • Just doing what the government says they have to do
  • Helping make society a better place for everyone to live
  • Adding to the costs of doing business



Question # 8 of 15 ( Start time: 09:40:45 PM ) Total Marks: 1
According to Adam Smith, the division of labor results in:
Select correct option:

  • Increased worker motivation
  • Decreased worker specialization
  • Increased worker productivity
  • Decreased worker motivation


Question # 9 of 15 ( Start time: 09:41:12 PM ) Total Marks: 1
The belief that businesses should be responsible because such actions are right for their own sake is known as which argument for social responsibility?
Select correct option:

  • Public expectation
  • Ethical obligation
  • Public image
  • Discouragement of government regulation

Question # 10 of 15 ( Start time: 09:42:05 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Communication should be:
Select correct option:

  • From Top to Bottom level
  • From Bottom to top
  • 2 way
  • None of the given option

Question # 11 of 15 ( Start time: 09:42:28 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following individuals is most closely associated with scientific management?
Select correct option:

  • Frederick Taylor
  • Mary Parker Follett
  • Harold Koontz
  • Max Weber

Question # 12 of 15 ( Start time: 09:42:55 PM ) Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is NOT a valid assumption about rationality?
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  • The problem is clear and unambiguous
  • A single well-defined goal is to be achieved
  • Preferences are clear
  • Preferences are constantly changing

Question # 13 of 15 ( Start time: 09:43:37 PM ) Total Marks: 1
The Hawthorne studies were initially devised to study:
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  • Productivity levels of groups versus individuals
  • The effect of noise on employee productivity
  • The effect of illumination levels on employee productivity
  • The effect of competitive organizational environments on productivity


Question # 14 of 15 ( Start time: 09:44:12 PM ) Total Marks: 1
How managers should make decisions in their organizations is known as:
Select correct option:

  • Descriptive decision making
  • Normative decision making
  • Bounded decision making
  • Rational decision making

A business school’s statement that it “strives for productive relationships with local organizations” is an example of which of the following?
Select correct option:

  • Rule
  • Policy
  • Procedure
  • Commitment




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