The History Of Management

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_____ were the first to recognize the need for submitting written requests.

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Sumerians

B

Egyptians

C

Persians

D

Venetians

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Question 2
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_____ was the first to use witnesses in legal cases.

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Hammurabi

B

al-Farabi

C

Cyrus

D

Cato

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Question 3
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Which of the following was al-Farabi's contribution to management thought and practice?

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A

Job descriptions

B

Leadership traits

C

Organizational structures

D

Human relations

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Question 4
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The first individual to list managerial traits was _____ .

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al-Farabi

B

Ghazali

C

Sun Tzu

D

Barbarigo

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Question 5
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Which of the following is true of jobs and organizations during the Industrial Revolution?

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Jobs were performed in fields, homes, or small shops.

B

Managers realized the importance of customer relations.

C

Unskilled laborers running machines began to replace high-paid, skilled artisans.

D

Cottage laborers worked with each other out of small homes that were often built in a semicircle and did not need management.

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Question 6
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Which of the following best defines scientific management?

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It is the thorough studying and testing of different work methods to identify the best, most efficient way to complete a job.
B
It is the set of moral principles or values that defines right and wrong for a person or a group.
C
It is the behavior that conforms to a society's accepted principles of right and wrong.
D
It is maintaining planning flexibility by making small, simultaneous investments in many alternative plans.
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Question 7
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When workers deliberately slow their pace or restrict their work output, it is known as _____ .

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soldiering
B
policing
C
whistle-blowing
D
accommodation
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Question 8
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The workers of Tight Footing, a tile manufacturing plant, wanted a raise. However, the management did not want to give the workers a raise. The workers started taking longer breaks and did little to no work for the next two weeks. In the context of scientific management, this behavior of the workers is known as _____ .

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soldiering
B
policing
C
whistle-blowing
D
accommodation
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Question 9
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Trey Tires is going to merge with Big Spokes, and the merger will result in layoffs. As a result, the workers are not happy. They start doing less work and waste their time by taking frequent breaks. In the context of scientific management, this behavior of the workers is known as _____ .

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soldiering
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policing
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whistle-blowing
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accommodation
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Question 10
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Jane and her team members started working overtime but worked slower and deliberately introduced errors in the work they were given. In the context of scientific management, this behavior of the workers is known as _____ .

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soldiering
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policing
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whistle-blowing
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accommodation
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Question 11
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The employees of Wingim Corp. were unhappy with the new policies that were introduced by the management, so they decided to rebel against the company. The employees started coming late and left before completing their shifts. In the context of scientific management, this behavior of the employees is known as _____ .

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soldiering
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policing
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whistle-blowing
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accommodation
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Question 12
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The management of Won League Lotteries was planning to shut down one of its offices. This shutdown was going to result in layoffs, and the employees were not happy. The employees stopped picking up client calls and started leaving work before completing their eight-hour shifts. In the context of scientific management, this behavior of the employees is known as _____ .

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soldiering
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policing
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whistle-blowing
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accommodation
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Question 13
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Clark wanted his workers to work for twelve hours every day instead of the eight hours they were supposed to. The workers were not pleased with this and started to work for only six hours a day. In the context of scientific management, this behavior of the workers is known as _____ .

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soldiering
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policing
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whistle-blowing
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accommodation
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Question 14
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A(n) _____ is a group member whose work pace is significantly faster than the normal pace in his or her group.

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rate buster
B
soldier
C
bureaucrat
D
opinion leader
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Question 15
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Jane always finishes the work assigned to her before her team members. Her performance never dropped even when she was working on different projects with different teams. In the context of scientific management, Jane can be considered a(n) _____ .

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rate buster
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soldier
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bureaucrat
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opinion leader
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Question 16
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Temp Trove rewards the employee who completes his or her projects before the due date by giving ten percent of his or her basic pay as incentives. In this scenario, Temp Trove is rewarding the employee who is considered a(n) _____ .

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rate buster
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bureaucrat
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opinion leader
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Question 17
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Lenny finishes his work 30 percent faster than his coworkers. In the context of scientific management, Lenny is a(n) _____ .

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rate buster
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bureaucrat
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opinion leader
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Question 18
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Bill manages to complete every project he is involved in before its deadline. In the context of scientific management, Bill can be considered a(n) _____ .

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rate buster
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soldier
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bureaucrat
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opinion leader
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Question 19
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Hodge finishes his work before its scheduled end date so that he can help his colleagues who are lagging behind. In the context of scientific management, Hodge is a(n) _____ .

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rate buster
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soldier
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bureaucrat
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opinion leader
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Question 20
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Winston was promoted thrice in the very first year of his service. His managers stated that he was the "fastest worker they have ever managed" and that the quality of his work was "second to none." In the context of scientific management, Winston is a(n) _____ .

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rate buster
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soldier
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bureaucrat
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opinion leader
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