MG8591 MCQ SET 1 – PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT IMPORTANT MCQ QUESTIONS SET 1 October 24, 2020 admin Leave a comment Welcome to your MG8591 MCQ SET 2 Your Name Your Email Management is a creative and ________ process? Continuous Technical Democratic None of the above Principles of management are not? absolute Behavioral universal Flexible Principles of management are significant because of? Initiative Increase in efficiency Optimum utilization of resources Adaptation to changing technology Henry Fayol was a? scientist Accountant Mining Engineer Farmer Which of the following is not a principle by Henry Fayol? Division of work Harmony not discord Discipline Unity of command Management should find the one best way to perform a task. Which technique of management states that? Time study Motion study Fatigue study Method study ____ means every employee should get order from one superior only? Unity of command Unity of direction Centralisation Order Which of the following statements is true with reference to principles of management? The principles of management have evolved. The principles of management are yet to be evolved The principles of management are in the continuous process of evolution. None of the above. By profession, FW Taylor was a? Mechanical engineer Mining engineer Psychologist Human resource officer The principles of pure science is considered to be _________ in nature? Flexible Rigid Creative None of the above Which of the following statements best defines the techniques of management? It is a set of guidelines to take decisions and actions It is a procedure which involves a series of steps to be taken They are general rules for behaviour of individuals None of the above The principles of management have been developed on the basis of? Observation Experimentation Personal experiences of the manager All of the above Which of the following statements is/are true with reference to principles of management? The principles are guidelines to action The principles denote a cause and effect relationship Principles help the manager to take decisions while performing various management functions All of the above The principles of management are intended to be applied to all types and sizes of organisations. This statement reflects that the principles of management are? General guidelines Flexible Universally applicable Mainly behavioural The principles of management do not provide readymade straight jacket solutions to all management problems because? The real business situations are complex The real business situations are dynamic The principles act as general guidelines All of the above Principles of management can be modified by the manager when the situation demands. This statement implies that the principles of management are? Rigid Contingent Flexible Universally applicable The principles of management enhance the understanding of relationship between human and material resources for the achievement of organisational goals. Identify the feature of the principles of management being described in the given statement? Cause and effect relationships Optimum utilisation of resources and effective administration Formed by practice and experimentation Mainly behavioural The application of the principles of management has to be changed as per the requirements of the prevailing situation at a particular point of time. Which feature of the principles of management is being described in the given statement? Contingent Mainly behavioural Cause and effect relationship General guidelines Principles of management emphasize on logical and rational decision making rather than on the basis of bias and prejudice. The given statement highlights that the knowledge of principles of management leads to? Providing managers with useful insight into reality Scientific decisions Meeting changing environmental requirements All of the above ‘Rule of thumb’ refers to? Use of personal judgement in handling management issues Adopting a hit-and-trial approach to resolve management problems Both of the above None of the above According to Taylor, “even a small production activity like loading figures of iron into boxes can be scientifically planned and managed. This can result in tremendous savings of human energy as well as wastage of time and materials.” Identify the related principle of scientific management? Harmony, not discord Science, not rule of thumb Development of each and every person to get his/her greatest efficiency and prosperity None of the above According to this principle of scientific management, “Scientific management has for its foundation the firm conviction that true interest of the management and workers are one and the same; the prosperity for the employer cannot exist for a long time unless it is accompanied by prosperity for the employees and vice versa.”? Science, not rule of thumb Co-operation, not individualism Harmony, not discord All of the above According to this principle of scientific management, the employees should be rewarded for their suggestions which results in substantial reduction in the cost? Science, not rule of thumb Co-operation, not individualism Harmony, not discord All of the above According to Taylor, “each specialist is to be assigned work according to his/her qualities, the employees who possess technical mastery should be involved in planning work whereas those with energy and good health may be assigned execution work.” Name the related principle of scientific management? Functional foremanship Science, not rule of thumb Development of each and every person to his or her greatest efficiency and prosperity None of the above Considering the fact that it is difficult to find one single person with all the needed qualities, Taylor suggested appointment of a specialist through this technique of scientific management. Identify the technique? Standardisation and simplification of work Method study Functional foremanship Motion study The concept of Work Study techniques includes? Time study Motion study Fatigue study All of the above The objective of this technique of scientific management is to reduce a given line or a product to fixed type sizes and characteristics. Name the technique? Method study Differential piece wage system Standardisation and simplification of work Functional foremanship This technique of scientific management helps in development of the concept of assembly line which is widely used in automobile companies these days as well. Identify the technique? Motion study Standardisation and simplification of work Method study lime study Which of the following is an objective of time study? To determine the number of workers to be employed To formulate suitable incentive schemes To calculate the labour costs All of the above This technique of scientific management aims to determine the amount and frequency of rest intervals that should be provided to the employees during working hours? Time study Method study Motion study None of the above The technique of differential piece rate system was developed by Taylor in order to? Discriminate between efficient and inefficient workers Reward the efficient worker Motivate the inefficient workers to perform better All of the above The application of this principle of management leads to higher production and better work for the same effort. Identify the related principle of general management? Discipline Equity Division of work Order According to this principle of general management, “an organisation should safeguard against abuse of managerial power, but at the same time a manager should have the necessary authority to carry out his responsibility.” Name the principle of management being described in the given statement? Discipline Authority and responsibility Unity of command Unity of direction Name the principle of management suggested by Henri Fayol, which advocates that, “there should be good superiors at all levels, clear and fair agreement and judicious application of penalties.”? Authority and responsibility Esprit De Corps Order None of the above According to Henri Fayol, if this principle of general management is violated, “authority is undermined, discipline is in jeopardy, order disturbed and stability threatened.” Identify the principle? Authority and responsibility Discipline Unity of command Equity Through this principle of management, Henri Fayol guides the managers to exhibit exemplary behaviour and advises that they should not fall into temptation of misusing their powers for personal benefit at the cost of general interest of the organisation. Which principle of management is being described in the above statement? Remuneration of employees Centralisation and decentralisation Subordination of individual interest to general interest Equity Which principle of general management advocates that, “Employee turnover should be minimised to maintain organisational efficiency.”? Stability of personnel Remuneration of employees Equity Esprit De Corps Time is Up!