1- When the dean of the college of business downsized the college from five departments to four departments, the dean was primarily performing the ---------------- function of management.
2- When RCA agreed to let some Japanese firms manufacture television in Japan with the RCA name in return for a fee for each TV sild, this strategy was called:
a) A joint venture
b) A licensing agreement
c) Direct investment
3- Television ads for Volvo frequently show the company's cars being subjecting to crash tests to impress consumers that the cars are well-built and among the safest cars on the market. What competitive business strategy does this represent?
b) Overall cost leadership
4- Pizza hut was started by to college students who borrowed a small amount of money and, using their mother's pizza recipe, found an organization that became the dominant firm in the industry. They later sold this business to PepsiCo. These two men are best classified as:
d) Lease holder
5- A regional manufacturing operation has the following divisions: manufacturing, finance, human resources, marketing, and shipping / receiving. This division is an example of ------------- departmentalization.
6- If an organization uses an employment test that whites pass at a higher rate than African-American, this is an example of:
A) Equal employment opportunity
B) Employment at will
C) Affirmative action
D) An indirect form of discrimination
7- Which one of the following statements about the relationship between stress and performance is true?
A) Some amount of tress can contribute to good performance
B) As long as the tress is good, the performance is affected
C) The first stage of the tress cycle is resistance
D) Type B people are more likely than type A people to experience stress.
8- When people get power, and use it and resources to obtain what they want in an organization, they are said to be engaged in:
D) Political behavior
9- An information communication network among people in an organization is called:
A) Upward communication
B) Downward communication
C) A grapevine
D) Horizontal communication
10 -A local restaurant owner often dines at competitors' restaurants and samples items from their menus so he can imitate or improve on them. This is an example of:
B) Conformance sampling
C) Acceptance sampling
D) In-process sampling