BUSI 1002 Final Exam Week 6 – Question and Answers


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BUSI 1002 Week 6 Final Exam

  1. Brennan Manufacturing monitors the number of customer returns for each product model to attempt to track when the organization is producing a large number of defective products. This is an example of:
  2. When there is high conformity and low deviance in a group, the group’s performance is likely to be:
  3. A division budget of $2.2 million for the coming year and is evaluated on the basis of the amount of output the division can produce based on that budget. This type of budget is called:
  4. Which of the following is the best appraisal for a job where the focus is on results?
  5. A process layout provides the flexibility needed to change the product. Such flexibility, however, often reduces efficiency because:
  6. Supermarket managers who use scanners on the checkout counters to track inventory levels of their products are using a (n):
  7. Which of the following should managers do to take advantage of the potential for synergy in groups?
  8. Which type of control do managers typically use in the input stage of the process of transforming raw materials into finished goods?
  9. A chart of the organization’s net income after taxes over the past five years is an example of:
  10. To encourage group cohesiveness, managers should:
  11. Mr. Pierson, an economics lecturer, reads an article in the newspaper which says that Roland, one of his students, has been appointed the CEO of a multinational corporation. At this moment, Mr.
  12. Which of the following is the most commonly used financial performance measure when evaluating an organization’s performance?
  13. The greater the level of uncertainty in the organization’s environment,:
  14. Vicky is an employee of a consulting firm and works from her own office at home. Which of the following best describes Vicky?
  15. In a meeting about a manual-dexterity test that has been used to select automobile assembly-line workers, an HR manager asks, “Does this test predict on-the-job performance for these types of workers?” On which aspect of the HRM process is this manager focusing?
  16. In measuring the total factor productivity of an organization, which of the following is a measure of the amount of energy consumed in output production?
  17. A software firm as an opening for a software programmer. The HR manager of the firm is trying to list all the tasks, duties, and responsibilities that make up a software programmers job. He then lists the knowledge, skills, and abilities that a candidate should possess in order for him/her to perform the job. Which of the following best describes what the HR manager is doing?
  18. Ford Motor Co. brings together senior managers from marketing, R&D, manufacturing, accounting, and finance to work together on a project team to design a new type of sport utility vehicle. This is an example of:
  19. Bill Gates, the chairman of Microsoft, has a great deal of experience in software programming design. He advises an R&D manager about how to design a new type of software for personal computers. In this situation, which of the following best describes Bill Gates power?
  20. Calculate the current ratio of the organization from the information given below. Sales = $200,000; Gross Profit = $40,000; Total Assets = $450,000; Current Assets = $250,000; Current Liabilities =
  21. In the production process, an automobile assembly line at Ford Motor Co. is an example of which type of facility layout?
  22. A group of managers interviewing job applicants ask every job applicant, “What are your unique qualifications for this job?” Which type of interviewing is being used?
  23. A supermarket manager schedules the workers in the supermarket to ensure that enough cash register clerks are available at different times during the day to handle the expected demand from customers. This manager has engaged in which type of behavior?
  24. Which of the following is an example of the coercive power of a manager?
  25. An R&D team at Acme Explosives is composed of managers from engineering, marketing, and production, as well as members of the R&D department. This is an example of which of the