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Global Management Studies
Course
GMS 200
Professor
Masoomeh Moharrer
Semester
Winter

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Chapter 8 Planning and Controlling1Multiple Choice QuestionsCHAPTER INTRODUCTION143Which of the following statements about planning and controlling isare accurateAEven the best plans will have to be changed at some point due to an uncertain futureBManagers must be flexible in response to new circumstancesCManagers must have the discipline to maintain control when performance pressures are unrelentingDB and CEA B and CEGTFaHOW AND WHY MANAGERS PLAN STUDY QUESTION 1144Setting objectives and determining what should be done to accomplish them is the essence of the management function of AProductivity improvementBControllingCLeadingDOrganizingEPlanningEKTFa145 is the process of deciding exactly what one wants to accomplish and how to do it ASales forecasting BPlanningCNeeds analysisDDemand estimationEProgram developmentBKTFaImportance of Planning146 is the management function that establishes the platform for further managerial effortsALeadingBPlanningCOrganizingDControllingEOptimizationBGTFa2SchermerhornWright Management147Planning is important for all of the following reasons EXCEPTAPlanning is central to the management processBPlanning is important for staying ahead of the competitionCPlanning helps an organization become better at what it doesDPlanning helps an organization to be action orientedEPlanning eliminates the need for effective leadershipEGTFaThe Planning Process148In the planning processrefer to the specific results or desired outcomes that one intends to achieveAGuidelinesBObjectivesCEnd statesDPaybacksEAlternativesBKTFa149 is a statement of action steps to be taken in order to accomplish objectivesAA planBA solutionCA guidelineDAn alternativeEA goalAKTFa150Which one of the following alternatives lists the planning steps in proper orderADefine objectives determine current standing relative to objectives evaluate current accomplishments analyze and choose among possible action alternatives and implement the plan and evaluate resultsBDefine objectives develop premises regarding future conditions determine current standing relative to objectives analyze and choose among possible action alternatives and implement the plan and evaluate resultsCDefine objectives determine current standing relative to objectives develop premises regarding future conditions analyze and choose among possible action alternatives and implement the plan and evaluate resultsDDetermine current standing relative to objectives define objectives develop premises regarding future conditions analyze and choose among possible action alternatives and implement the plan and evaluate resultsEDevelop premises regarding future conditions define objectives determine current standing relative to objectives analyze and choose among possible action alternatives and implement the plan and evaluate resultsCGTFa
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