Principles and Practices of Management MCQs

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While guiding organization members in appropriate directions, a manager exhibits ______________






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Which role of manager that needs to resolve major and minor crisis that may occur unexpectedly?






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Group brainstorming encourages all of the following except ______________






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______________ is not one of the eight steps in the decision making process.






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All of the following are the levels of communication EXCEPT ______________






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In which organizational form are there dual or multiple lines of authority?






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Functional managers are responsible ______________






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Which of the following is the determinant of organization structure?






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In communications management, to assimilate through the mind or senses is the process of ______________






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What is involved in communication process?






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Frederick Taylor and Frank and Lillian Gilbreth were advocates of an approach to management involving the use of scientific method, known as _________...






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______________ is an individual capacity to influence decisions.






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Some policies are imposed by external forces, such as ______________






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The job design would be LEAST formal in a ______________






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Which of the following is not an example of formal communication?






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All of the following are communication tools EXCEPT ______________






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______________ is a communication that flows from a higher level to one or more lower levels in the organization.






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Which management concept suggests that low-importance decisions be handled by subordinates, so that managers can focus on high-importance decisions? ...






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Authority, discipline, unity of command, and unity of direction are ______________






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Organization structure primarily refers to ______________






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Policies are sometimes defined as a(n) ______________






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The problem-solving process begins with ______________






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Scalar chain refers to ______________






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Which of the following is the determinant of organization structure






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______________ is the process of getting results accomplished through others.






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The receiver filters messages based on all but the following ______________






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The communication process must have a medium to convey information between two or more parties. The three common media are ______________.






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The decision-making model consists of four styles: directive, analytic, behavioral and ______________.






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Which of the following is not a basic function of the management process?






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What is the term used to define the number of subordinates directly controlled by a manager?






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In general, if a policy is not thought out and established ______________






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Who is the person was well known for the "Hawthorne Studies"?






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Maslow and Herzberg are two examples of ______________ theories of motivation.






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Which type of decision making is carried out by lower level management and deals with specific day ______________ day processes?






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Which management theorist is responsible for the motivation-hygiene theory?






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Strategic planning as a broad concept consists of ______________






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Which of the following is NOT a principle of management given by Taylor?






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Equity theory of motivation focuses on ______________






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Operations research analysts do not






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The name management science is preferred by






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______________ Theory is an important operations research technique to analyze the queuing behaviour.






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A map indicates roads, highways, towns and the interrelationship is an ______________ model






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Constraints in an LP model represent






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Most of the constraints in the linear programming problem are expressed as ______________






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The solution space of a LP problem is unbounded due to






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While solving an LP problem infeasibility may be removed by






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An activity which must be completed before one or more other activities start is known as ______________ activity.






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Alternative solutions exists of an LP model when






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______________ is the latest time by which an activity can be started without delaying the completion of the project.






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______________ is the shortest possible time in which an activity can be delayed without delaying the project.






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What decision-making condition must exist for the decision tree to be a valuable tool?






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The criteria of expected monetary value is used for making decisions under






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The minimum expected opportunity loss is






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The objective of network analysis is to






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Decision variables are






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An optimization model






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Modern scientific management research originated during ______________






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______________ Example of probabilistic model






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The best use of linear programming technique is to find an optimal use of






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Which of the following is not a category of linear programming problems?






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In linear programming problem if all constraints are less than or equal to, then the feasible region is






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An event which represents the beginning of more than one activity is known as ______________ event.






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L ______________ is that sequence of activities which determines the total project time.






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______________ is the duration by which an activity can be delayed without delaying the project






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______________ is event oriented.






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______________ is the disconnection of an activity before the completion of activities in a project network diagram.






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If a decision theory problem has 3 decision alternatives and 4 states of nature, the number of payoffs in that problem will be






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All of the following are steps in the decision-making process EXCEPT






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The minimum EOL will always result in the same decision as






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The decision making criteria that should be used to achieve maximum long term pay off is






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When total supply is equal to total demand in a transportation problem , the problem is said to be






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A model is






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The application of OR techniques involves ______________ approach






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______________ is an important Operations research technique to be used for determining optimal allocation of limited resources to meet the given obje...






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______________ is a method of analyzing the current movement of the same variable in an effort to predict the future movement of the same variable. ...






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A feasible solution to a linear programming problem






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Which of the following may not be in a linear programming formulation?






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______________ is a series of related activities which result in some product or services.






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Constraint in LP problem are called active if they






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It ______________ at which an activity can start.






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______________ is the time by which the completion of an activity can be delayed beyond its earliest finish time without affecting the earliest start ...






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______________ is the duration by which an activity can be delayed without delaying the project.






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For decision making under uncertainty, identify the decision rule that is appropriate for the optimist.






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Opportunity loss refers to






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Which of the following criterion is not used for decision making under uncertainty?






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The initial solution of a transportation problem can be obtained by applying any known method. But the only condition is






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A physical model is an example of






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______________ helps management to evaluate alternative course of action for selecting the best course of action






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______________ Is known as symbolic model






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Which of the following as an assumption of an LP model






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While solving LP problem graphically, the area bounded by the constraints is called






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Any activity which does not consume either any resource or time is called ______________ activity.






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Activities lying on the critical path are called ______________






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_____________ is activity oriented.






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______________ is a scheme or design of something intended or device.






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Which of the following is not a part of decision tree problem specification?






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A good decision always implies that






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The value of the coefficient of optimism is needed while using the criterion of






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Game theory models are classified by the






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Every mathematical model