MGT 350 Final Exam
1) Programmed decisions are useful when there is no predetermined structure on which to rely.
2) Managers often ignore problems.
3) Bill Simmons is the manager of a small restaurant and must decide how much money he owes his suppliers. This is an example of a non-programmed decision.
4) In the fourth state of decision making, problem diagnosis is linked to the development of alternatives.
5) Choosing a ready-made alternative takes less time than designing a custom-made solution
6) 1.2.3 Contingency plans are best developed following the final stage of decision making—evaluating the decision.
7) One advantage of using a group for decision making is that one person dominates.
8) Discounting the future is said to partly explain governmental budget deficits and environmental destruction.
9) In decision making, it is always better to use a group than an individual.
10) Which of the following does NOT describe good plans in organizations?
11) The targets or ends the manager wants to reach are called:
12) Plans are:
13) A plan which focuses on ongoing activities and may become a more permanent policy or rule is called a(n):
14) A policy developed for the yearly graduation ceremony at Easy Town High School can be described as a
15) _____________ plans might be referred to as what-if plans.
16) Coordination refers to
17) An organization chart conveys all of the following EXCEPT:
18) The assignment of different tasks to different people or groups is the:
19) Incremental decision making occurs when managers make small decisions and move cautiously toward a bigger solution.
20) Managers often ignore problems for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
21) Characteristics of managerial decisions include all of the following EXCEPT:
22) The state that exists when decision makers have insufficient information is:
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