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MGMT201 Week 4 Quiz New 2018
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Week 4 quiz

Question 1 of 20

When a person in authority identifies an important issue and carries out a process to make a choice that produces outcomes with consequences, they are engaging in:

A. Collaboration

B. Organizational decision making

C. Problem solving

D. Decision debacles

Question 2 of 20

Decisions that take place at the top of the organization typically are labeled:

A. Programmed decisions

B. Strategic decisions/High risk

C. Low-risk decisions

D. Nonprogrammed decisions

Question 3 of 20

A set of activities designed to analyze a situation systematically and generate, implement and evaluate solutions can be referred to as:

A. Decision debacles

B. Collaboration

C. Decision making

D. Problem solving

Question 4 of 20

_________ is the process by which a sender puts the message in a certain format.

A. Frames of reference

B. Encoding

C. Decoding

D. Jargon

Question 5 of 20

_____ are decisions dependent on small incremental choices made in response to short term conditions.

A. Incrementalism

B. Non programmed decisions

C. Motivated blindness

D. Indirect blindness

Question 6 of 20

What are occasions when organizations are expected to produce decisions?

A. Judgement phase

B. Design phase

C. Analytic phase

D. Choice opportunities phase

Question 7 of 20

What decision processes are affected by the timing of problems, solutions, participants and choice opportunities?

A. Rational model

B. Organizational process model

C. Garbage can model

D. Collaborative model

Question 8 of 20

Which model sees decisions in organizations that are made through a _______, that bears little resemblance to a single executive making a rational choice?

A. Collaborative model

B. Garbage can model

C. Organizational process model

D. Rational model

Question 9 of 20

A mode of thinking that occurs when people are deeply involved in a cohesive group and their desire for unanimity offsets their motivation to appraise alternative courses of action is known as:

A. Group problem solving

B. Group bonding

C. Groupthink

D. Group cohesiveness

Question 10 of 20

______ is the lag time between our thinking and our speech.

A. Thinking-speaking differential

B. Self-disclosure

C. Defensiveness

D. Active listening

Question 11 of 20

The transmission of information from one party to the next is known as?

A. Decoding

B. Semantics

C. Communication

D. Distortion

Question 12 of 20

. ___________refers to the differences between the meaning that the sender intends and the meaning that the receiver decodes.

A. Communication

B. Decoding

C. Semantics

D. Distortion

Question 13 of 20

Manipulating the information that is being sent so that it will be received more favorably by the receiver is called?

A. Filtering

B. Decoding

C. Distortion

D. Semantics

Question 14 of 20

______ is shorthand language or terminology known to insiders but mystifying to others.

A. Filtering

B. Jargon

C. Semantics

D. Defensiveness

Question 15 of 20

An approach to listening that involves the one who is on the receiving end of a communication engaging in a series of conscious actions intended to clarify and confirm the meaning of the message being received is which type of communication?

A. Hearing

B. Talking

C. Interpreting

D. Active listening

Question 16 of 20

______________means restating what you hear in your own words.

A. Paraphrasing

B. Differential

C. Supportive communication

D. Active talking

Question 17 of 20

According to Gils, Hogg, Quaquebeke and Knippenberg (2017), it is essential to consider the relationship between the person and the organization in ________ .

A. Problem solving

B. Moral decision-making

C. Collaboration

D. Supportive communication

Question 18 of 20

Mohamed and Sathyanoorthy (2014) argued that decision making is influenced by several important factors. These factors include:

A. Provide guidance in areas such as career counseling and retirement planning.

B. Motivate employees through reward systems

C. Organizational commitment, leaders and past experiences

D. Correct performance problems before they escalate.

Question 19 of 20

Contemporary leaders are typically confronted with ______, which may have long term consequences for the organization.

A. Correctness

B. Program decisions

C. Non-program decisions

D. Conciseness

Question 20 of 20

Which of the following is not one of the basic steps of writing?

A. Be clear about the purpose of what you are writing.

B. You must know exactly who your audience is.

C. Write freestyle without an outline, this aids additional information being added.

D. Research the topic thoroughly and gather all the information you can.




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  • MGMT201 Week 4 Quiz New 2018

    Week 4 quiz Question 1 of 20 When a person in authority identifies an important issue and carries out a process to make a choice that produces outcomes with consequences, they are engaging in: A. Collaboration B. Organizational deci

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