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Test 1 - Answers

1. Which of the following descriptions of the major schools of management thought is NOT accurate?

a. Classical management approaches focus on developing universal principles for use in various management situations.
b. Behavioural management approaches focus on human needs, the work group, and the role of social factors in the workplace.
c. Quantitative management approaches focus on applying mathematical techniques for management problem solving.
*d. Socioeconomic management approaches focus on global awareness and leadership in developing economies.
e. Modern management approaches focus on the systems view of organisations and contingency thinking in a dynamic and complex environment. General Feedback:
Page 36. Factual. Learning objective 1. There are three major branches within the classical approach to management: scientific management, administrative principles and bureaucratic organisation. See figure 2.1.

2. __________ to management focus on applying mathematical techniques for management problem-solving.

a. Classical approaches
b. Behavioural approaches
*c. Quantitative approaches
d. Socioeconomic approaches
e. Modern approaches General Feedback:
Page 45. Factual. Learning objective 3. The foundation of the quantitative approach to management is the assumption that mathematical techniques can be used to improve managerial decision-making and problem-solving.

3. __________ to management focus on the systems view of organisations and contingency thinking in a dynamic and complex environment.

a. Classical approaches
b. Behavioural approaches
c. Quantitative approaches
d. Visionary approaches
*e. Modern approaches General Feedback:
Page 35. Factual. Learning objective 1. The modern approaches focus on the systems view of organisations and contingency thinking in a dynamic and…...

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