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Business Management Chapters 1 thru 6 Exam

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associates Business Management Quiz on Business Management Chapters 1 thru 6 Exam, created by Rigo Sanchez on 09/24/2015.
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Question 1

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Who's husband was well known for his bricklaying experiments and studied how stress affected worker productivity ?
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  • Frederick Taylor
  • Max Weber
  • Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
  • Henry Gantt
  • Elton Mayo

Question 2

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I came up with the "14 principles of Management" fundamentals that can be applied to all organizational situations and are still being taught in management schools today.
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  • Henri Fayol
  • Elton Mayo
  • Douglas Mc Gregor
  • Abraham Maslow

Question 3

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I am known as the father of scientific management, as i researched the one best way for a job to be done.
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  • Henry Gantt
  • Max Weber
  • Abraham Maslow
  • Frederick Taylor

Question 4

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I argued that people try to satisfy basic, low level needs first before progressing upward to higher level needs.
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  • Elton Mayo
  • Douglas Mcgregor
  • Abraham Maslow
  • Henry Gantt

Question 5

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I conducted the Hawthorne studies, which dramatically impacted managements beliefs about the role of people in organizations.
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  • Henri Fayol
  • Fredrick Taylor
  • Douglas Mcgregor
  • Elton Mayo

Question 6

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I described the ideal for bureaucracy, characterized by division of labor, a clearly defined hierarchy and detailed rules and regulations.
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  • Abraham Maslow
  • Elton Mayo
  • Frank and Lillian Gilbreth
  • Max Weber

Question 7

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I created a chart that helps employees and managers plan projects by tasks and time
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  • Elton Mayo
  • Henry Gantt
  • Max Weber
  • Abraham Maslow

Question 8

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I proposed the theory that employees subscribe to a self fulfilling prophecy based on management expectations of them.
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  • Henri Fayol
  • Douglas Mcgregor
  • Elton Mayo
  • Abraham Maslow

Question 9

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What is the process of working with people and resources to accomplish goals?
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  • Management
  • Planning
  • Organizing
  • Leading

Question 10

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The four functions of managing are [blank_start]planning[blank_end], [blank_start]leading[blank_end], [blank_start]organizing[blank_end], and [blank_start]controlling[blank_end].
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  • planning
  • leading
  • organizing
  • controlling

Question 11

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The four different levels of managers are [blank_start]top level[blank_end], [blank_start]middle level[blank_end], [blank_start]frontline[blank_end] mangers, and [blank_start]team leaders[blank_end].
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  • top level
  • middle level
  • frontline
  • team leaders

Question 12

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The three important roles that mangers perform are [blank_start]Interpersonal[blank_end] roles, [blank_start]Informational[blank_end] roles, and [blank_start]decisional[blank_end] roles.
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  • Interpersonal
  • Informational
  • decisional

Question 13

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The broad skills that managers need are [blank_start]technical skills[blank_end], [blank_start]Conceptual[blank_end] and [blank_start]decisional skills[blank_end], and [blank_start]interpersonal[blank_end] skills and [blank_start]communicational skills[blank_end].
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  • technical skills
  • Conceptual
  • decisional skills
  • interpersonal
  • communicational skills

Question 14

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The five sources of competitive advantage are [blank_start]innovation[blank_end], [blank_start]quality[blank_end], [blank_start]service[blank_end], [blank_start]speed[blank_end], and [blank_start]cost competitive[blank_end].
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  • innovation
  • quality
  • service
  • speed
  • cost competitive

Question 15

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The introduction of new goods and services
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  • innovation
  • quality
  • service
  • social capital

Question 16

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the excellence of your products (goods or services)
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  • service
  • speed
  • quality
  • innovation

Question 17

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the speed and dependability with which an organization delivers what customers want.
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  • service
  • speed
  • time
  • innovation

Question 18

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fast and timely execution, response, and delivery of results
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  • speed
  • innovation
  • quality
  • time

Question 19

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keeping costs low to achieve profits and to be able to offer prices that are attractive to consumers
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  • cost competitiveness
  • innovation
  • service
  • quality

Question 20

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senior executives responsible for the overall management and effectiveness of the organization.
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  • top level
  • middle level
  • frontline
  • teamleader

Question 21

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managers located in the middle layers of the organizational hierarchy, reporting to top level executives
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  • top level
  • middle level
  • team leaders
  • frontline

Question 22

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lower level managers who supervise the operational activities of the organization
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  • top level
  • middle level
  • teamleader
  • frontline

Question 23

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employees who are responsible for facilitating successful team performance
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  • top level
  • middle level
  • frontline
  • team leaders

Question 24

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which management approach supported, there is one best way to perform a job, which placed an emphasis on hiring and training the right person.
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  • systematic
  • scientific
  • administrative
  • quantitative

Question 25

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which management approach supported there is no one best way to manage and organize because of circumstances varying.
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  • systematic
  • scientific
  • administrative
  • contingency perpective

Question 26

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which management approach emphasized management as a profession, often using the authors personal experiences as guiding principles
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  • administrative
  • systematic
  • contingency perspective
  • organizational

Question 27

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which management approach emphasized development of human resources to achieve employee involvement and goal setting.
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  • organizational behavior
  • administrative
  • scientific
  • quantitative

Question 28

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which management approach achieved goals careful definition of duties standardized techniques and wage control systems.
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  • systematic
  • scientific
  • quantitative
  • system theory

Question 29

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which management approach supported decision making by development formal mathematical models of a problem such as forecasting and break even analysis.
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  • systematic
  • scientific
  • administrative
  • quantitative

Question 30

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organizations that are dependent on inputs from outside the organization and transform them into outputs to meet markets needs for goods and services is
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  • system theory
  • human relations
  • hawthorn effect
  • open systems

Question 31

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[blank_start]Ethics[blank_end] is the moral principles and standards that guide the behavior of an individual or group
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  • Ethics
  • egoism
  • morals
  • principles

Question 32

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an [blank_start]ethical issue[blank_end] is a situation, problem, or opportunity in which an individual must choose among several actions that must be evaluated as morally right or wrong.
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  • ethical issue

Question 33

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[blank_start]Business ethics[blank_end] is the morals principles and standards that guide behavior in the world of business.
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  • Business ethics

Question 34

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The principles, rules, and values that people use in deciding what is right and wrong
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  • moral philosophy
  • business ethics
  • ethical issue
  • egoism

Question 35

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[blank_start]egoism[blank_end] an ethical principle holding that individual self interest is the actual motive of all conscious action
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  • egoism

Question 36

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a philosophy that bases ethical behavior on the opinions and behaviors of relevant other people
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  • relativism
  • virtue ethics
  • moral ethics
  • egoism

Question 37

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an ethical system stating that the greatest good for the greatest number should be the overriding concern of decision makers
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  • utilitarianism
  • egoism
  • relativism
  • virtue ethics

Question 38

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[blank_start]virtue ethics[blank_end] is a perspective that what is moral comes from what a mature person with good moral character would deem right
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  • virtue ethics

Question 39

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[blank_start]preconventional[blank_end] stage is making decisions based on immediate self interest. for example, you take a flash drive home from work because you need one and do not want to pay for it.
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  • preconventional

Question 40

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[blank_start]conventional stage[blank_end] is making decisions that conform to expectations of groups and institutions like family, peers, and society. for example, you thin about taking the flash drive home, but decide against it because it would not look right.
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  • conventional stage

Question 41

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[blank_start]Principled stage[blank_end] is making decisions based on self chosen ethical principles. for example you do not consider taking the flash drive from work because you believe that it would be wrong.
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  • Principled stage

Question 42

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meeting the social expectations, not written as law.
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  • ethical responsibilities
  • business ethics
  • morals
  • egoism

Question 43

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additional behaviors and activities that society finds desirable and that the value of the business support.
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  • transcendent
  • shareholder model
  • philanthropic responsibilities
  • stakeholder model

Question 44

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an education with five higher goals that balance self interest with responsibility to others
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  • transcendent education
  • philanthropic
  • ethics
  • morals

Question 45

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its goal is the creation of sustainable economic development and improvement of quality of life worldwide for all organizational stakeholders
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  • ecocentric management
  • sustainable growth
  • egoism
  • egoist

Question 46

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economic growth and development that meet present needs without harming the needs of future generations
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  • ecocentric management
  • sustainable growth
  • economy
  • epic disasters

Question 47

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a process of analyzing all inputs and outputs through the entire cradle to grave life of a product to determine total environment impact
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  • life cycle analyzing
  • ethical issue
  • egoism
  • relativism

Question 48

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what is the conscious, systematic process of making decisions about goals and activities that an individual, group work unit, or organization will pursue in the future.
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  • planning
  • analysis
  • monitor
  • implementation

Question 49

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a process planners use within time and resource constraints, to gather, interpret, and summarize all information reverent to the planning issue under consideration
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  • situational analysis
  • goals
  • plans
  • strategy

Question 50

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a target or end that management desires to reach
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  • goal
  • plans
  • strategy
  • management

Question 51

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the actions or means managers intend to use to achieve organizational goals
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  • plans
  • goals
  • situational
  • management

Question 52

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a narrative that describes a particular set of future conditions
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  • senario
  • goals
  • planning
  • stragety

Question 53

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a pattern of action and resources allocations designed to achieve the organizations goals
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  • strategy
  • strategic goals
  • strategic planning
  • scenario

Question 54

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a set of procedures for making decisions about the organizations long term goals and strageties
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  • strategic planning
  • strategic goals
  • strategy
  • goals

Question 55

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major targets or end results relating to the organizations long term survival, value, and growth
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  • strategic goals
  • strategy
  • goals
  • egoism

Question 56

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a set of procedures for translating broad strategic goals and plans into specific goals and plans that are relevant to a particular portion of the organization, such as a functional area like marketing
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  • tactical planning
  • operational planning
  • strategic management
  • goals

Question 57

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the process of identifying the specific procedures and processes required at lower levels of the organization
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  • operational planning
  • strategy planning
  • tactical planning
  • strategic planning

Question 58

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a process that involves managers from all parts of the organization in the formulation and implementation of strategic goals and strategies
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  • strategic management
  • strategic planning
  • strategy planning
  • goals

Question 59

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an organizations basic purpose and scope of operations
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  • mission
  • strategic vision
  • planning
  • stakeholders

Question 60

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the long term direction and strategic intent of a company
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  • mission
  • strategic vision
  • planning
  • stakeholder

Question 61

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group and individuals who affect and are affected by the achievement of the organizations mission, goals, and strategies
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  • stakeholders
  • resources
  • mission
  • planning

Question 62

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inputs to a system that can enhance performance
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  • resources
  • mission
  • planning
  • operational

Question 63

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a comparison, opportunities, and threats that help executives formulate strategy
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  • SWOT analysis
  • corporate strategy
  • benchmarking
  • analysis

Question 64

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the set of businesses, markets, or industries in which an organizations competes and the distribution of resources among those entities.
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  • corporate strategy
  • concentration
  • vertical integration
  • analysis

Question 65

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a strategy employed for an organization that operates a singe business and competes in a single industry
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  • concentration
  • strategy
  • analysis
  • group think

Question 66

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a phenomenon that occurs in decisions making when group members avoid disagreement as they strive for consensus
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  • group think
  • dialectic
  • goal displacement
  • strategy

Question 67

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a condition that occurs when a decision making group loses sight of its original goal and a new, less important goal emerges
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  • goal displacement
  • dialectic
  • group think
  • planning

Question 68

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a structured debate comparing two conflicting courses of action
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  • dialectic
  • concentration
  • goal displacement
  • groupthink

Question 69

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organizations that are affected by, and that affect, their environment
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  • open systems
  • external environment
  • macro environment
  • economy

Question 70

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all revenant forces outside a firms boundaries, such as competitors, customers, the government, and the economy.
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  • external environment
  • open systems
  • macro environment
  • input

Question 71

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the general environment, includes governments, economics conditions, and other fundamental factors that generally affect all organizations
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  • macro environment
  • microenvironment
  • input
  • output

Question 72

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statistical characteristics of a group or population such as age, gender, and education level
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  • demographics
  • microenvironment
  • macro environment
  • input

Question 73

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the immediate environment surrounding a firm, includes suppliers, customers, rival, and the like
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  • competitive environment
  • micro environment
  • macro environment
  • demographics
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