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Chapter 2: History of Management
Total Questions: 149 (36 True/False; 100 Multiple Choice with 2 Scenarios; 9 Short Answer; 4 Essay) TRUE/FALSE 1. Management ideas and practices have actually been used from the earliest times of recorded history. ANS: T PTS: 1 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking DIF: Easy KEY: Creation of Value

2. For most of humankind’s history, people have commuted to work. ANS: F For most of history, people have worked in or near their homes and have not commuted. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking KEY: Creation of Value 3. After the Industrial Revolution, jobs mostly occurred in large, formal organizations where hundreds of people worked under one roof. ANS: T PTS: 1 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking DIF: Easy
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ANS: T PTS: 1 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking DIF: Moderate KEY: Leadership Principles

15. A strong distaste for favoritism was partly responsible for Henri Fayol's development of administrative management. ANS: F Max Weber was driven by his distaste of favoritism when he developed his theories of bureaucracy. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking KEY: Individual Dynamics 16. According to bureaucratic management principles, those higher in the chain of command do not have the right to give commands, take action, and make decisions concerning activities occurring anywhere below them in the chain. ANS: F According to bureaucratic management principles, those higher in the chain of command have the right to give commands, take action, and make decisions concerning activities occurring anywhere below them in the chain. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking KEY: HRM| Leadership Principles 17. One of the limitations of bureaucratic management is the resistance of bureaucracies to change. ANS: T PTS: 1 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking DIF: Easy KEY: Environmental Influence

18. Henri Fayol classified management functions into five categories. ANS: T PTS: 1 TOP: AACSB Reflective Thinking DIF: Easy KEY: Creation of Value

19. According to Fayol’s 14 principles of management, esprit de corps is a source of major organizational conflict. ANS: F The development of esprit de corps among workers

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