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Question # 00004373 Posted By: spqr Updated on: 12/02/2013 01:01 PM Due on: 12/28/2013
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1. The nature of management is to control and dictate others in an organization.

2. In today’s turbulent and hypercompetitive global environment, managers must help their companies innovate more than ever.

3. The late famed management theorist Peter Drucker is often credited with creating the modern study of management.

4. Managers get things done by coordinating and motivating other people.

5. The attainment of organizational goals through planning, organizing, leading and controlling reflects the essence of the management proces

6. Where the organization wants to be in the future and how to get there defines controlling.

7. Organizing means defining goals for future organizational performance and deciding on the tasks and resources needed to attain them.

8. Leading is the use of influence to motivate employees to achieve organizational goals.

9. The use of influence to motivate employees to achieve organizational goals defines organizing.

10. How an organization goes about accomplishing a plan is a key part of the management function of controlling.

11. Using influence to motivate employees describes the management function of leading.

12. The use of influence to motivate employees to achieve the organization's goals refers to controlling.

13. Organizing means creating a shared culture and values.

14. Controlling involves monitoring employee's activities and taking corrective action as necessary.


15. An organization is a social entity that is goal directed and deliberately structured.


16. In the definition of an organization, deliberately structured means being made up of two or more people and designed to achieve some outcomes.


17. Efficiency refers to the degree to which the organization achieves a stated objective.


18. Efficiency can be calculated as the amount of resources used to produce a product or service.


19. To perform effectively, all managers must possess conceptual, human, and technical skills, though the degree of each skill necessary at different levels of an organization may vary.


20. All managers have to pay attention to costs and according to research, the best way to improve organizational effectiveness is by severe cost cutting.


21. Only the top managers in organizations need conceptual skills since it involves planning.


22. Technical skills are most important at lower organizational levels while human skills become more important as managers move up the organizational hierarchy.


23. One of the biggest mistakes during turbulent times is managers' failure to comprehend and adapt to the rapid pace of change in the world around them.


24. Managers use conceptual, human, and technical skills to perform the four management functions of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling in all organizations.


25. According to research, managers most enjoy activities such as leading others, networking, and leading innovation.

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