Test Questions On Management, Organization Behavioral/Business Management

October 8th, 2009 Comments off
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The following test questions( no answers) relates to Management, Organization Behavioral or Business Management:- 

COMMUNICATION

 

Communicating information to internal users is an important part of accountant’s duty. 

Required:

(a)     Explain the importance of good communication (10 marks)

(b)     List five possible barriers to effective communication (5 marks)

(c)     How might the barriers identified in (b) be overcome (5 marks)

(Total:20 marks)

DELEGATION

 

(a)     What is delegation? (3 marks)

(b)     In practice, managers are said to encounter many problems when delegating.

Required: how managers can ensure effective delegation (17 marks)

(Total:20 marks) 

MANAGEMENT

(a) Explain the five main duties of a manager according to the write Henri Fayol (10 marks)

(c)     Briefly explain the managerial roles identified by Henry Mintzberg  (10 marks)

(Total:20 marks) 

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

 (a)     What is meant by matrix structure? (2 marks)

(b)     Why is there a need for matrix structure (6 marks)

(c)       Briefly explain some of the strengths of matrix structure (12 marks)

(Total:20 marks)

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Question 1:

One of the most used long term planning models is the rational model of strategic planning

Required:

(a)     What is rational model of strategic planning? (3 marks)

(b)     Using Johnson and Scholes’s theory, briefly describe the stages involved in rational model of strategic planning. (17 mars)

(Total:20 marks)

Question 2:

(a)     What is meant by external environmental appraisal?(2 marks)

(b)     Briefly explain the macro environment using an academic model(8 marks)

(c)     Briefly explain the micro environment using an academic model (10 marks)

(Total:20 marks)

 

STAFFING/MANPOWER/HUMAN RESOURCES

Question 1:

(a)     Describe Tuckman’s stages of team development (14 marks)

(b)     From Belbin’s model, explain any three roles that members of a team might perform.(6 marks)

(Total:20 marks)

Question 2:

(a)  One of the most crucial Human Resource Management activities is recruitment. Failure in recruitment will result in many unwanted consequences.

Required:

       What is meant by recruitment? (2 marks) 

(c)     There are internal and external recruitment.

Required:

(i)       What is internal recruitment? (3 marks)

(ii)     Briefly discuss promotion as the means to fulfill vacancy within an organization.(15 marks)

(Total:20 marks) 

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