Midterm: Management and Exam Grading Rubric

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MGT 301 Midterm Exam

The Midterm Exam questions come from Modules 1-4. You should plan to take 2 hours to complete the exam. The exam is essay. Each answer is worth 20 points for a total of 100 points. Type your responses in this document and submit to the Dropbox by Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT. (This Dropbox basket is linked to Turnitin.) To see how your responses will be graded, review the “Midterm and Final Exam Grading Rubric” in Doc Sharing.

1. A re-organization will require that some employees are provided severance packages while other reassigned. What interpersonal managerial roles developed by Mintzberg will a manager confronted with this employ? Explain.

The interpersonal managerial roles developed by Mintzberg a manager will confronted with this employ with leader. As we know leader has to direct and motivate subordinates, training, counseling, and communicating with subordinates. The manager has to reassure the employees of that decision and use the leadership power to help the employees.

2. A manager has decided to use the Hawthorne Studies to improve productivity in an office. How would she accomplish this? Would the results be short- or long-term? Explain.

To accomplish these studies the manager has to create a well accommodated workplace for the employees, by doing so, the employees will feel important and they will continue to work effectively. Once the employees like what they are doing they will tend to do it better so they can be noticed or get promoted. I sure think the results will be long-term

3. Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman argued that, “there is one and only one social responsibility of business—use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game” (Friedman, 1962, p. 133). Do you agree with Friedman? Explain.

(Type your response here)

4. Please evaluate this scenario by detailing what the manager would do for each step in the...
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