MGMT CH. 7

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MGMT CH. 7
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2010-12-11 18:56:21
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MGMT CH. 7 QUIZ
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  1. The main disadvantage of the rational model is that it is prescriptive, describing how managers ought to make decisions, but not showing how they actually make decisions
    TRUE
  2. Value orientation reflects the extent to which a person focuses on either task and technical concerns or people and social concerns when making decisions
    TRUE
  3. People with a(n) _____ style have a high tolerance for ambiguity and tend to focus on the people or social aspects of a work situation.

    A. analytical
    B. directive
    C. conceptual
    D. behavioral
    C. conceptual
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. According to the ____ model, managers seek alternatives until tey find one that is satisfactory, not optimal.

    A. behavioral
    B. incremental
    C. satisficing
    D. bounded rationality
    C. satisficing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. which of the following is a disadvantage of group decision making?

    A. intellectual stimulation
    B. different perspectives
    C. satisficing
    D. greater pool of knowledge
    C. satisficing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. a decision tree is a graph of decision and their possible consequences
    True
  7. groupthink occurs when group members combine perspectives to find an optimal solution to a problem
    false
  8. _____ is an ineffective reaction to a situation, in which a manager decides to take no action in the belief that there will be no great negative consequences

    A. defensive avoidance
    B. relaxed avoidance
    C. relaxed change
    D. panic
    B. relaxed avoidance
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Heuristics are strategies that simplify the process of making decisions
    true
  10. availability bias is the tendency to generalize from a small sample or a single event
    FALSE

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