41.In general, people will be indifferent to managerial directives or : 1418408
41.In general, people will be indifferent to managerial directives or orders if they ____.
b.are consistent with the purpose of the organization
c.can actually be carried out by those people
d.are compatible with the people’s personal interests
e.meet all of the above qualifications
42.Which of the following management theorists believed that workers ultimately grant managers their authority?
c.Mary Parker Follett
e.Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
43.____ involves managing the daily production of goods and services.
44.Which of the following is NOT an example of a commonly used operations management tool?
45.Who is responsible for the fact that most products are manufactured using standardized, interchangeable parts.
46.In general, this management theory uses a quantitative approach to find ways to increase productivity, improve quality, and manage or reduce costly inventories.
47.Thanks to ____, Unverferth, a farm equipment manufacturer, was able to use computer-assisted design in the development of its new 12-row subsoiler for cotton production.
48.What is the term used for the amount and number of raw materials, parts, and finished products that a company has in its possession?
49.Which of the following statements about information management is true?
a.It is a form of management that appeared with the introduction of computers.
b.Two types of information technology are the cash register and the typewriter.
c.Throughout history, organizations have been reticent to adopt new information technologies.
d.Businesses are not typically interested in information technologies that offer speed.
e.All of these statement about information management are true.
50.A systems view of management allows managers to ____.
a.deal with the complex environment in which their companies operate
b.manage employee attendance
d.store and retrieve all types of information
e.eliminate production bottlenecks