Bsad 204 Chapter 1 Test

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Question 1 2 out of 2 points Eastman Kodak owns a company that manufactures dental radiation equipment. The company, which is run as an independent unit, has experienced excessive financial losses the last three years. The ____ for the company would be expected to develop the long-term plans needed to make the company profitable. Selected Answer: top manager Correct Answer: top manager Feedback: Top managers are responsible for the overall direction of the organization. Question 2 2 out of 2 points Walker supervises operations on the chassis assembly line for a large vehicle manufacturer. Most of his time is spent in quality control maintenance, scheduling workers, and training new employees.…show more content…
Selected Answer: department managers Correct Answer: first-line managers Feedback: First-line managers are described as those who train and supervise the performance of nonmanagerial employees who are directly responsible for producing the company’s products or services. Question 9 2 out of 2 points First-line managers are the only managers who do not supervise other managers. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True Question 10 2 out of 2 points First-line managers will most likely have to: Selected Answer: encourage, monitor, and reward the performances of their employees Correct Answer: encourage, monitor, and reward the performances of their employees Feedback: First responsibility identified in description of first-line managers. Question 11 2 out of 2 points There have been several studies of managers who fail (derailers) and managers who succeed in climbing the organizational hierarchy (arrivers). Which of the following statements describes one of the facts learned from these studies? Selected Answer: Arrivers are sensitive to the feelings of others. Correct Answer: Arrivers are sensitive to the feelings of others. Feedback: Both arrivers and derailers are talented. Arrivers have weaknesses just like derailers.

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