Competitive Exams: Commerce MCQs (Practice-Test 49 of 99)

  1. Contingency School of Management says that management is

    1. practice-oriented

    2. principle-oriented

    3. result-oriented

    4. profit and loss-oriented

  2. Which among the following is the oldest and simplest device for achieving coordination?

    1. Hierarchy

    2. Planning

    3. Incentives

    4. Rules

  3. Which one among the following is an instance of Participative Management?

    1. Board of Directors

    2. Trade Unions

    3. Work Committees

    4. Task Force

  4. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in terms of the four management functions, first identified by Henry Fayol?

    1. Planning, Organizing, Leading and Controlling

    2. Planning Organizing, Staffing and Coordinating

    3. Planning, Motivating, Directing and Reporting

    4. Planning, Staffing, Communicating and Leading

  5. According to behavioural scientists, organization means the structure of

    1. physical facilities

    2. tasks and relationships

    3. behaviour of the management with the working force

    4. attitude of workers with the management

  6. Which one of the following styles of leadership is the most effective for a Job Order firm?

    1. Participative leadership

    2. Authoritarian leadership

    3. Transformational leadership

    4. Free-rein leadership

  7. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer:

    List-I List-II
    1. F W Taylor

    2. Maslow

    3. Esprit de Corps

    4. Henry Fayol

    1. Principles of Management

    2. Tarn Work

    3. Scientific Management

    4. Theory of Human Motivation

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    • B
    • C
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      • 4
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      • 4
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  8. The managerial function of organizing involves

    1. reviewing and adjusting plan in the light of changing conditions

    2. establishing programme for the accomplishment of objectives

    3. creating a structure of functions and duties to be performed by a group

    4. getting, things done through others

  9. Which one of the following is the most important function of a manager?

    1. Communication

    2. Directing

    3. Supervising

    4. Decision-making

  10. When there are large number of smaller projects and the activities of those projects are to be accomplished by setting up some temporary departments the appropriate organizational structure should be

    1. project organisation

    2. functional organisation

    3. matrix organisation

    4. divisional organisation

  11. Which one of the following is the major consideration for decentralization?

    1. Organization's environment

    2. Nature of management function

    3. Size of the organisation

    4. Ability of higher-level managers

  12. Organizations require narrow span of control if there are

    1. mature subordinates within

    2. competent and trained managers

    3. unclear plans for non-repetitive operations

    4. well-defined plans for repetitive operations

  13. Which one of the following traits describes properly organic or behavioural structure of an organisation?

    1. Wider spans of control

    2. More centralization

    3. I lighter degree of specialization

    4. Taller hierarchy

  14. Which among the following is the most popular approach for accomplishing the results?

    1. Management by exception

    2. Reward system

    3. Management by objectives

    4. Mentor system

  15. systematic and orderly process of determining the of worth of a job in relation to other jobs is known as

    1. job analysis

    2. job evaluation

    3. job specification

    4. job description