Why do we need managers in an organization?
To do things right.
They are required in all organizations.
Managers plan, organize, do staffing, lead and monitor work.
To do the right thing.
The process of monitoring performance, comparing it with objectives, and correcting significant deviations is the definition of ____________.
Someone who are responsible for making organization-wide decisions and establishing the plans and goals that affect the entire organization. Who are they?
First line managers
Managing the work of employees who are usually involved with producing organizational products or serving the organization's customers, is the ____________ manager’s job.
Creating company mission statement is a management function called __________.
SMART rules stand for; Smart, Measurable, __________, Realistic and ___________.
Vision is a statement representing what an organisation wants to become and where it wants to be in the future. Vision 2020 was introduced by _________.
Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad
Dato' Sri Mohd. Najib
Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal
Professor Tan Sri Dato' Wira Dr. Mohd Shukri Ab. Yajid, the president of Management and Science University shared the vision of MSU during the recent convocation ceremony. The president expressed that MSU aspires to be a leading transformative global university, engaging the society through entrepreneurship, research, innovation, industry embedment and holistic education for a better future. From the speech, we know that the president is conveying the _______________ planning of MSU.
In order to move forward with a strategic plan, the plan must be approved by the _______________________.
board of directors
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of strategic management?
It provides organisations with a clearer sense of direction and purpose.
It help improve the political, economic, social and technological environment of the organization.
It helps orientate management decisions to relevant environmental conditions.
It helps organizations be proactive rather than reactive.
The purpose of strategic planning is to find ways in which the company can best ______________.
avoid paying taxes
avoid the expense of costly research and development while still getting the benefits
use its strengths to take advantage of attractive opportunities in the environment.
Which of the statement is FALSE about SWOT analysis?
Weakness is the negative factors within a company that hinder it from obtaining competitive edge.
Opportunity is the favorable situations with high possibilities of success, thus the firm should capitalize on it for greater potential.
Threats is the manageable situations that the firm should be aware of as it could lead to higher risks or losses.
Strength is the positive factors within a company that can help it to succeed.
Which is the following is NOT the advantage of wide span of control?
Less overhead cost of supervision.
Gives subordinates the chance for more independence.
Faster decision making.
Closer supervision of employees.
Which management function evenly divides work among all workers?
Below are advantages of delegation, EXCEPT
Managers can focus on more challenging tasks.
Leads to quick decisions and actions.
Increase of salary package.
Preparation for future managers.
When employees are specialized, output can increase because they become increasingly skilled and efficient. This statement BEST describe the effects of ____________.
division of work
span of control
Grouping the activities into logical and suitable units, also known as _________.
A plant manager who organizes the plant by separating engineering, accounting, manufacturing, personnel, and purchasing into departments is practicing ____________ departmentalization.
_____________ departmentalization occurs when teams are formed in which individuals report to two or more managers, usually the functional manager and project manager.
A description of a tall organizational structure would be ______ levels of hierarchy and _______ span of control.