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Question 1 of 20 Which of the following is NOT an objective

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Question 1 of 20
Which of the following is NOT an objective mentioned in the text for data gathered from monitoring?



A. Promoting team members


B. Keeping management informed


C. Auditing


D. Learning from mistakes

Question 2 of 20
The plan-monitor-control cycle is best described as:



A. an open loop process.


B. a closed-loop process.


C. an ad-hoc process.


D. an informal process.

Question 3 of 20
Which of the following is used when it is especially difficult to find a direct measure of a variable?



A. Frequency count


B. Raw numbers


C. Surrogates


D. Subjective numeric ratings

Question 4 of 20
Which of the following is most closely associated with ordinal rankings?



A. Frequency counts


B. Raw numbers


C. Indicators


D. Subjective numeric rankings

Question 5 of 20
Which of the following is NOT a distinct type of report?



A. Exception


B. Special analysis


C. Critical incident


D. Routine

Question 6 of 20
Which of the following was NOT listed in the text as a convention for estimating task progress?



A. 50% when task is started and another 50% when it is completed


B. 100% when task is completed and 50% before that


C. Using the ratio of cost expended to total cost budgeted


D. Using the ratio of time expended to the total time scheduled

Question 7 of 20
The cost/spending variance is calculated as:



A. AC – EV.


B. EV – PV.


C. PV – EV.


D. EV – AC.

Question 8 of 20
Estimated (remaining cost) to completion (ETC) is calculated as:



A. (BAC – EV)/CPI.


B. (BAC – EV)/SPI.


C. (BAC + EV)/CPI.


D. (BAC + EV)/SPI.

Question 9 of 20
In earned value analysis:



A. it is desirable to have negative variances for both schedule and spending.


B. it is desirable to have positive variances for both schedule and spending.


C. the schedule variance should be positive and the spending variance negative.


D. the schedule variance should be negative and the spending variance positive.

Question 10 of 20
Which of the following is NOT a primary mechanism by which the project manager exerts control?



A. Reviews


B. Personnel assignments


C. Audit reports


D. Resource allocation

Question 11 of 20
Which of the following is NOT a component of a control system?



A. Effector


B. Sensor


C. Decision maker


D. Leveler

Question 12 of 20
Which of the following is NOT a tool used to aid the project manager in project control?



A. Variance Analysis


B. Trend Projections


C. Earned Value Analysis


D. Discounted Cash Flow Analysis

Question 13 of 20
The most common source of changes to a project based on the natural tendency of the client and project team members to improve the project’s output is called:



A. scope creep.


B. projectitis.


C. multitasking.


D. dynamic scoping.

Question 14 of 20
Which of the following is NOT true regarding meetings?



A. A written agenda should be distributed in advance of the meeting.


B. The agenda should announce preset starting and stopping times.


C. It is appropriate to be flexible and extend a meeting’s stopping time if issues come up that were not on the agenda.


D. Don’t penalize those who show up on time by making them wait for those who are late.

Question 15 of 20
The first step in setting up a monitoring system is to:



A. identify personnel.


B. identify all project milestones.


C. identify key factors to be controlled.


D. identify reports required.

Question 16 of 20
__________ is one of a project manager’s most difficult tasks, invariably involving both mechanistic and human elements.



A. Auditing


B. Special analysis


C. Reporting


D. Control

Question 17 of 20
A useful tool to the project manager, the __________ indicates to a manager when a task or process is becoming unacceptable, typically when the ratio drops below 1.



A. critical ratio


B. control system


C. variance analysis


D. trend projection

Question 18 of 20 5.0 Points
Software programs such as MSP let you utilize the organization’s local area network (LAN) or Intranet, as well as the Internet, to help with project __________ and __________.



A. communication; monitoring


B. monitoring; data collection


C. status; communication


D. resource usage; monitoring

Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points
When collecting data, a simple tally of the occurrence of an event is called:



A. numeric ratings.


B. raw numbers.


C. frequency counts.


D. verbal characterizations.

Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points
Which one of the following is NOT one of the three distinct types of reports?



A. Exception


B. Special analysis


C. Routine


D. Analyzing


Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points
Which statement is NOT correct about the business-government-society interdependence?



A. Most b
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Question 1 of 20



5.0 Points



Which statement is NOT correct about the business-government-society interdependence?


 


















A. Most business actions impact others in society.



B. Few governmental actions have a direct or indirect impact on business.



C. Business and government continuously affect all segments of the general public.



D. It demands that managers acquire a conceptual understanding of these relationships.











Question 2 of 20



Which of the following is the result of an inseparable relationship between business and society?


 


















A. All business decisions have a social impact.



B. The vitality of business depends on society's actions and attitudes.



C. The survival of business is independent of society.



D. Both A and B, but not C











Question 3 of 20



Which argument says that stakeholder management realistically depicts how companies really work?


 


















A. Descriptive argument



B. Instrumental argument



C. Normative argument



D. Fiduciary argument











Question 4 of 20



Which of the following is NOT considered to be a nonmarket stakeholder?


 


















A. Government agencies



B. The natural environment



C. Activist groups



D. Non-governmental organizations











Question 5 of 20



A stakeholder analysis:


 


















A. creates equality among all stakeholder interests.



B. allows managers to examine two primary questions.



C. involves understanding the nature of stakeholder interests.



D. All of the above











Question 6 of 20



Which of the following is NOT an example of stakeholders' economic power?


 


















A. A toy manufacturer halts supplies to a customer that demanded very low prices



B. A social group protests a government's decision to raise taxes



C. A local community boycotts a grocery store suspected of inaccurate weight scales



D. A social organization demands the closure of a business that has a discriminatory hiring policy











Question 7 of 20



When a community group sues a company for health effects caused by unsafe toxic chemicals disposal, it is an exercise of a stakeholders':


 


















A. legal power.



B. voting power.



C. economic power.



D. political power.











Question 8 of 20



Stakeholders stand out to managers when they exhibit:


 


















A. integrity, power, and legitimacy.



B. power, legitimacy, and urgency.



C. integrity, loyalty, and power.



D. legitimacy, loyalty, and urgency.











Question 9 of 20



Stakeholders have been able to form international coalitions more successfully through use of:


 


















A. government regulation.



B. community involvement.



C. communications technology.



D. unions.











Question 10 of 20



Businesses' relationships with stakeholders have evolved in the following order:


 


















A. reactive, proactive, interactive, and cyberactive relationships.



B. inactive, reactive, proactive, and interactive relationships.



C. self-active, interactive, proactive, and cyberactive relationships.



D. inactive, internally-active, externally-active, and change-active relationships.











Question 11 of 20



McDonalds' response to critics of the company's treatment of animals include:


 


















A. hiring experts to analyze options.



B. experimenting with slaughter house audits.



C. convening an Animal Welfare Council.



D. All of the above












Question 12 of 20



5.0 Points



The emergence of a public issue indicates that:


 


















A. a gap has developed between what stakeholders expect and what an organization is actually doing.



B. technology is forcing ethics and business strategy closer together.



C. consumers are unaware of how an organization's actions affect them.



D. All of the above












Question 13 of 20



5.0 Points



Public affairs management addresses government issues through:


 


















A. advocacy ads.



B. liability lawsuits.



C. proxy election management.



D. All of the above












Question 14 of 20



5.0 Points



The issues management process is a:


 


















A. beneficial tool used only to maximize the positive effects of a public issue for the organization's advantage.



B. beneficial tool used only to minimize the negative effects of a public issue for the organization's advantage.



C. systematic process companies use when responding to public issues that are of greatest importance to the business.



D. confusing process that is rarely used to help top management within an organization.












Question 15 of 20



5.0 Points



Legal environmental intelligence includes:


 


















A. patterns of aggressive growth versus static maintenance.



B. analysis of local, state, national, and international politics.



C. considerations of patents, copyrights, or trademarks.



D. information regarding costs, prices, and international trade.












Question 16 of 20



5.0 Points



One of the most valued benefits of the public affairs function is:


 


















A. The ability to acquire competitive intelligence that may not be available through legal means.



B. The ethical acquisition of competitor intelligence.



C. To enforce the company's code of conduct against using illegally obtained competitor intelligence.



D. To influence top managers that competitive intelligence is important.












Question 17 of 20



5.0 Points



Once an organization has implemented the issue management program, it must:


 


















A. use trade associations or consultants to follow high priority issues.



B. study the results and make necessary adjustments.



C. not limit the number of public issues the firm can address.



D. pick a selected number of issues to address immediately.












Question 18 of 20



5.0 Points



Issue management:


 


















A. often under-emphasizes technique.



B. often overemphasizes technique.



C. often overemphasizes creative problem solving.



D. is an art, not a science.












Question 19 of 20



5.0 Points



Which of the following supported WalMart's proposal to build stores in Inglewood, CA?


 


















A. Ingelwood's Mayor



B. Church groups



C. Community groups



D. The United Food and Commercial Workers Union












Question 20 of 20



5.0 Points



Harnessing human imagination to create new approaches to the concerns of modern society is an example of:


 


















A. personal identification.



B. networks.



C. business profits.



D. technology.




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