Review for Exam Pbm

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 | A manager engaged in the management function of ____ is monitoring progress toward goal achievement and taking corrective action when needed.| |
 | Student Response| Value|
A.| planning| |
B.| organizing| |
C.| leading| |
 D.| controlling| 100%|
E.| motivating| |
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 | In 2004, Hormel Foods had to recall 104,000 pounds of Stagg canned chili—labeled "hearty beef with a kick of green chilies"—after the kick turned out to come instead from the ground-up parts of a plastic handheld calculator. The recall was the application of which management function?| |

 | Student Response| Value|
 A.| controlling| 100%|
B.| leading| |
C.| motivating| |
D.| planning| |
E.| organizing| |
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 | Eastman Kodak owns a company that manufactures dental radiation equipment. The company, which is run as an independent unit, has experienced excessive financial losses the last three years. The ____ for the company would be expected to develop the long-term plans needed to make the company profitable.| |

 | Student Response| Value|
A.| supervising manager| |
 B.| top manager| 100%|
C.| first-line manager| |
D.| middle-level manager| |
E.| department manager| |
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 | A top manager for a management consulting firm would:| |
 | Student Response| Value|
 A.| establish a positive organizational culture that encourages employees to be passionate about their clients| 100%| B.| make sure employees are attired according to the company dress code| | C.| evaluate the performance of individual consultants| | D.| monitor expense statements turned in by consultants| | E.| coordinate activities within and between consultants working in the field and support staff in the office| |

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 | ____ are responsible for creating a positive organizational culture through language and action.| |
 | Student Response| Value|
 A.| Top managers| 100%|
B.| Middle managers| |
C.| Team leaders| |
D.| Supervisors| |
E.| Group facilitators| |
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 | As the human resources manager for Spring Engineering and Manufacturing Corp. in Canton, Michigan, Kim Radeback had to find inexpensive ways to reward employees and bolster morale during a sales-flattening economic downturn. Radeback is an example of a:| |

 | Student Response| Value|
A.| supervising manager| |
B.| top manager| |
 C.| first-line manager| 0%|
D.| middle-level manager| |
E.| business line manager| |
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 | Middle managers typically:|
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 | Student Response| Value|
 A.| plan and allocate resources| 0%|
B.| coordinate and link groups and departments| |
C.| implement changes and strategies generated by top managers| | D.| monitor the activities of first-line managers who report to them| | E.| do all of these| |
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 | First-line managers will most likely have to:|
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 | Student Response| Value|
A.| monitor the performance of corporate investments| |
 B.| encourage, monitor, and reward the performances of their employees| 100%| C.| determine how to deal with long-term environmental changes| | D.| periodically monitor the company's organizational culture| | E.| do none of these| |

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 | Walker supervises operations on the chassis assembly line for a large vehicle manufacturer. Most of his time is spent in quality control maintenance, scheduling workers, and training new employees. Walker would be categorized as a:| |

 | Student Response| Value|
 A.| first-line manager| 100%|
B.| middle manager| |
C.| top manager| |
D.| team leader| |
E.| group facilitator| |
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 | A ____ for a McDonald's fast-food restaurant...
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