Quiz 1 MGMT 300

Flashcard maker : Lily Taylor
First-line managers are responsible for setting objectives consistent with organizational goals and planning and implementing subunit strategies for achieving these objectives.
False, this is one of the responsibilities of middle managers
Top managers are the managers responsible for facilitating team activities toward goal accomplishment
False, this is one of the responsibilities of team leaders
A management study discovered that companies which invest in their people will create long-term competitive advantages difficult for other companies to duplicate
True
Middle Managers are typically responsible for coordinating and linking groups, departments, and divisions within a company.
True
Team leaders are responsible for managing both internal team relationships and external relationships with other teams, departments, and divisions in a company.
True
Upper-level managers may actually spend more time dealing with people than lower-level managers.
True
Middle managers typically:
Do all of these
A manager striving to improve organizational ____ is accomplishing tasks that help fulfill organizational objectives.
Effectiveness
A top manager for a management consulting firm would
establish a positive organizational culture that encourages employees to be passionate about their clients
Which skills increase in their importance to success as managers rise through the managerial ranks?
Conceptual skills and the motivation to manage
Conceptual skills are most important for lower-level managers
False – Technical skills are most important
First-line managers will most likely have to
encourage, monitor, and reward the performances of their employees
Which of the following management practices can be used by an organization that wants to create a competitive advantage through its employees?
All of these
There are four decisional roles. They are entrepreneur, disturbance handler, resource allocator, and spokesperson.
False, the four decisional roles are entrepreneur, disturbance handler, resource allocator, and negotiator.
____ is defined as getting work done through others.
Management
A manager engaged in the management function of ____ is monitoring progress toward goal achievement and taking corrective action when needed.
Controlling
The number one mistake made by managers who were derailed from their fast track up the managerial ranks was that they didn’t develop the necessary technical skills.
False
While good management is basic to starting and growing a business, once some measure of success has been achieved, good management becomes less important.
False,
Which type of skills tend to be most important to the success of lower-level managers?
Technical skills
Which of the following typically is NOT performed by top managers
setting objectives consistent with organizational goals or planning and implementing subunit strategies for achieving these objectives

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