Business Organisations and Environment MCQs

?

An organisation is a social arrangement which pursues collective........................................, which controls its own performance and whic...






?

What is the term given to the idea that the combined output of a number of individuals working together will exceed that of the same individuals work...






?

Which one of the following statements is true?






?

An organisation is owned and run by central government agencies. The organisation is best described as which of the following statements?





?

Which of the following groups may be considered to be stakeholders in the activities of a nuclear power station? (i) The government (ii) Environmen...






?

Secondary stakeholders is another term for which group of stakeholders?





?

ADB is a business which is owned by its workers. The workers share the profits and they each have a vote on how the business is run. Which of the fo...






?

What is an acronym used to describe the key elements of an organisation external environment?





?

Which of the following is not a legitimate method of influencing government policy in the interests of a business?






?

........................................ is an analysis of statistics on birth and death rates, age structures of people and ethnic groups within a co...






?

A recent trend in organisation and management is the rise in virtual organisation and virtual teamworking. To which of the following environmental (P...






?

The stationery and printing company S Co, has recently upgraded its computers and printers so that more production has become automated. Many middle ...





?

Porter’s five forces model identifies factors which determine the nature and strength of competition in an industry. Which of the following is not ...






?

For what function in an organisation would demographic information about social class be most relevant?





?

Which of the following is a support activity in Porter’s value chain model?






?

Which of the following statements about the impact of technological developments is not true?






?

In Porter’s five forces model, which of the following would not constitute a barrier to entry?





?

Three of the following strategies are closely related. Which is the exception?






?

Which of the following would be identified as a cultural trend?





?

For demographic purposes, which of the following is not a variable in the identification of social class?






?

Which of the following statements about an organisation chart is not true?






?

Which of the following is a correct definition of span of control?





?

Which of the following terms is not used by Mintzberg in his description of organisational structure?






?

Y plc is a growing organisation which has recently diversified into a number of significant new product markets. It has also recently acquired anothe...





?

Which of the following principles of classical management is challenged by matrix management?






?

Which of the following statements about the informal organisation is not true?






?

Which of the following statements is/are true? (i) An informal organisation exists within every formal organisation (ii) The objectives of the infor...






?

What is an organisation which has removed the internal barriers which separate hierarchy levels and functions and also between the organisation and i...






?

Which of the following statements are true? (i) With a shared service centre services are likely to be less tailored (ii) The IT function is commonl...





?

BZ Ness Ltd is an organisation with a strongly traditional outlook. It is structured and managed according to classical principles: specialisation, t...






?

Which of the following statements is true?






?

Culture is the collective programming of the mind which distinguishes the members of one ........................................ from another. Whic...





?

Which of the following is not one of the terms used by Hofstede to describe a key dimension of culture?






?

Taxes payable under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA) are






?

An unemployed CPA generally would receive unemployment compensation benefits if the CPA






?

After serving as an active director of Lee Corp. for twenty years, Ryan was appointed an honorary director with the obligation to attend directors...






?

Syl Corp. does not withhold FICA taxes from its employees’ compensation. Syl voluntarily pays the entire FICA tax for its share and the amounts th...






?

Social security benefits may include all of the following except






?

Which of the following forms of income, if in excess of the annual exempt amount, will cause a reduction in a retired person’s social security ben...






?

Which of the following types of income is subject to taxation under the provisions of the Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA)?






?

Which of the following parties generally is ineligible to collect workers’ compensation benefits?






?

Which of the following provisions is basic to all workers’ compensation systems?






?

Workers’ Compensation Acts require an employer to






?

Generally, which of the following statements concerning workers’ compensation laws is correct?






?

Workers’ compensation laws provide for all of the following benefits except






?

Under which of the following conditions is an on-site inspection of a workplace by an investigator from the Occupational Safety and Health Administr...






?

Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, which of the following remedies is (are) available to a covered employee? Early Retirement . . . Bac...






?

Which of the following company policies would violate the Age Discrimination in Employment Act?






?

Under the Americans With Disabilities Act, which is (are) true? I. The Act requires that companies with at least ten employees set up a specified p...






?

The Americans With Disabilities Act has as a purpose to give remedies for discrimination to individuals with disabilities. Which of the following is...






?

Which of the following is not true under the Family and Medical Leave Act?






?

The Family Medical Leave Act provides for I. Unpaid leave for the employee to care for a newborn baby. II. Unpaid leave for the employee to care for...






?

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, if a covered, nonexempt employee works consecutive weeks of forty-five, forty-two, thirty-eight, and thirty-thre...






?

Which of the following employee benefits is (are) exempt from the provisions of the National Labor Relations Act? Sick pay . . . Vacation pay






?

Under the Federal Consolidated Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), when an employee voluntarily resigns from a job, the former employee’s g...






?

Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), which of the following areas of private employer pension plans is (are) regulated...






?

Under the provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), which of the following statements is correct?






?

Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), commonly known as Superfund, which of the following partie...






?

Environmental Compliance Audits are used for which of the following purpose(s)? I. To voluntarily discover violations to avoid criminal sanctions. ...






?

Which of the following is (are) true under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act? I. Herbicides and pesticides must be certified a...






?

Under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act as amended by the Superfund Amendments, which of the following is (ar...






?

The National Environmental Policy Act was passed to enhance and preserve the environment. Which of the following is not true?






?

The Clean Air Act provides for the enforcement of standards for I. The emissions of radioactive particles from private nuclear power plants. II. T...






?

Under the Clean Air Act, which of the following statements is (are) correct regarding actions that may be taken against parties who violate emission...






?

The Environmental Protection Agency is an administrative agency in the federal government that aids in the protection of the environment. Which of th...






?

Whenever a federal agency recommends actions or legislation that may affect the environment, the agency must prepare an environmental impact stateme...






?

Which of the following is (are) possible when a company violates the Clean Air Act? I. The company can be assessed a criminal fine. II. Officers of...






?

Green, a former owner of Circle Plant, caused hazardous waste pollution at the Circle Plant site two years ago. Sason purchased the plant and caused...






?

Which of the following would be a horizontal agreement to fix prices and thus be illegal per se under Section 1 of the Sherman Act? I. An agreement...






?

Loop Corp. has made a major breakthrough in the development of a micropencil. Loop has patented the product and is seeking to maximize the profit po...






?

Robinson’s pricing policies have come under attack by several of its retailers. In fact, one of those retailers, Patman, has instigated legal acti...






?

Corporations are formed in accordance with:






?

The Model Business Corporation Act: