Introduction to Business

Chapter 7: Business Management

Chapter Practice Review Quizzes

1.
Which kind of company would most likely hire a professional manager?
A)a small farm
B)a sole proprietorship
C)a partnership
D)a corporation
2.
Which managerial function comes first when executing business goals?
A)controlling
B)leading
C)organizing
D)planning
3.
Which is NOT an aspect of the organizing function?
A)creating strategies
B)hiring employees
C)organizing work processes
D)making sure employees have tools they need
4.
What does an organizational chart show?
A)how a certain project is to be accomplished
B)the daily operations of a business
C)who is in charge of whom in a firm
D)the direction and vision of a company
5.
Which deals with non-management workers most often?
A)top-level management
B)middle-management
C)CEO
D)operational management
6.
Which is NOT part of the leadership function for a manager in charge of a project?
A)resolving conflicts between workers
B)hiring employees
C)overseeing time management
D)providing feedback on others' work
7.
In a large company, to whom would an operational manager generally report?
A)a top-level manager
B)a middle manager
C)the CEO
D)a vice-president
8.
Which management task is part of the controlling function?
A)monitoring customer satisfaction
B)hiring employees
C)planning projects
D)showing respect and loyalty
9.
What is a disadvantage to the line authority structure of management?
A)The company may become overstaffed.
B)Line authority can be costly to the company.
C)Managers sometimes lack the specialized help they need..
D)Authority is clearly defined.
10.
What is true of centralized organization?
A)It can be very confusing.
B)It gives all authority to top-level management.
C)Many people are available to advise those in authority.
D)Too many people are often in charge.
11.
Which term refers to management responsibility divided among managers?
A)departmentalization
B)decentralization
C)informal structure
D)employee input
12.
How can a business be run informally?
A)Management can be departmentalized.
B)Employees can share duties.
C)Authority can be split between managers.
D)A company can have a big marketing department.
13.
At what level do most managers begin their careers?
A)top-level management
B)middle management
C)operational management
D)entry-level position
14.
Which is NOT true of a manager's job?
A)He or she has to be able to handle several tasks at one time.
B)He or she must be a good problem-solver.
C)He or she should know something about the technical part of the company.
D)He or she should spends most of the time doing paperwork.
15.
Which is a disadvantage to being a manager?
A)earning less money than a regular employee
B)having less control over your time
C)getting blamed when things go wrong
D)getting less respect than others
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