Quiz 8: Training and Development

Status Completed Attempt Score 75 out of 75 points   Time Elapsed 15 minutes out of 1 hour Instructions This quiz consist of 15 multiple choice questions and covers the material in Chapter 11. Be sure you are in Chapter 11 when you take the quiz. Results Displayed Submitted Answers, Correct Answers, Feedback
  • Question 1 5 out of 5 points Action learning is Selected Answer: Where trainees are given real and important company problems to solve. Correct Answer: Where trainees are given real and important company problems to solve.
  • Question 2 5 out of 5 points Entrepreneur & Disturbance Handler are under which of Mintzberg’s Managerial Roles? Selected Answer: Decisional Correct Answer: Decisional
  • Question 3 5 out of 5 points For a market leader the technology tends to be _____and the design _____. Selected Answer: Non routine; organic Correct Answer: Non routine; organic
  • Question 4 5 out of 5 points What management style emphasizes goal setting and high-performance expectations for subordinates? Selected Answer: Achievement Correct Answer: Achievement
  • Question 5 5 out of 5 points For a cost leader, decision making tends to be _____ and the design _____. Selected Answer: Centralized; mechanistic Correct Answer: Centralized; mechanistic
  • Question 6 5 out of 5 points _____ are qualities of the manager as a person. Selected Answer: Personal traits Correct Answer: Personal traits
  • Question 7 5 out of 5 points Ultimately, the responsibility for an employee’s development is _____. Selected Answer: the employees Correct Answer: the employees
  • Question 8 5 out of 5 points Management style is related to two dimensions of leader behavior – _____ and _____. Selected Answer: Employee oriented; task-oriented Correct Answer: Employee oriented; task-oriented
  • Question 9 5 out of 5 points Which of the following is a strategy for developing mid- to upper-level managers and executives that isn’t used for other employees? Selected Answer: Action learning Correct Answer: Action learning
  • Question 10 5 out of 5 points Management development programs focus on developing all of the following EXCEPT Selected Answer: General intelligence. Correct Answer: General intelligence.
  • Question 11 5 out of 5 points Which of the following statements about corporate universities is NOT true? Selected Answer: They are a much less expensive approach than external programs. Correct Answer: They are a much less expensive approach than external programs.
  • Question 12 5 out of 5 points Integrating strategy and managerial characteristics suggests that when comparing market leaders and cost leaders in terms of supportive style Selected Answer: There is no difference. Correct Answer: There is no difference.
  • Question 13 5 out of 5 points Mintzberg identified three types of managerial roles that managers took on.  They were Selected Answer: Informational, interpersonal, and decisional. Correct Answer: Informational, interpersonal, and decisional.
  • Question 14 5 out of 5 points In the _______ management style, subordinates are given instructions about what to do, how to do it, and when to do it. Selected Answer: Directive Correct Answer: Directive
  • Question 15 5 out of 5 points What management style emphasizes involving subordinates in decision making, particularly in how they go about achieving their task? Selected Answer: Participative Correct Answer: Participative
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