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PBF Unit 2

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Tami prefers working alone in her auto body shop and being in control of the daily activities. This type of business ownership ADVANTAGE over corporation is: control of decisions
Both Bob and Jeri contributed to the expansion of their business to sell more brands of tires. They both experienced which ADVANTAGE of a partnership over a sole proprietorship? More capital available
Todd prefers business ownership that will not require his attention to daily activities. He chose this form of ownership over sole proprietorship because of the ADVANTAGE of the owners? Limited liability
Mary owns stock for several companies, which she plans to pass ownership to her grandchildren. She chose this form of ownership over sole proprietorship because of the ADVANTAGE of: potential of unlimited life
Jan coordinated access to open source software, office space, and equipment for her team. This is an example of which function of management? Organizing
Michelle reviewed survey results of a completed project and set goals for the new project. This is an example of which function of management? Planning
All of Josh's employees will be trained on operating the new machines. This is an example of which function of management? Staffing
Jack and Henry are responsible for 20 people, who report to them directly. They collaborate frequently to make sure they will meet the production goal of the company established by another employee. This is an example of which level of management? Supervisors
John is responsible for processing applications submitted by applicants. He is performing which level of management? Mid-management
Tim approves for his employees to attend regional meetings so that he knows exactly when they are off site. This is an example of which style of management? Tactical
Jim solicited feedback from Jack, who is one of his employees, about a new display case. This is an example of which style of management? Strategic
Jason decided for long-term projects that he would allow employees to give input and for daily routines he would determine the necessary duties. This is an example of which style of management? Mixed
Keisha allowed her employees to plan the expansion project. This is an example of which style of management? Strategic
Vera meets regularly to discuss with all her employees new marketing campaigns. This is an example of which style of leadership? Democratic
Vera accepts input from her employees annually about the upcoming budget. This is an example of which style of leadership? Democratic
Harry checks his electronic calendar for tasks assigned by his boss regularly. He very seldom sees his boss. This is an example of which style of leadership? Laissez-fare
Timmy regularly meets with employees to prepare them for job evaluation conferences. Which human resources manager activity is he performing? Managing performance of employees
Josh conducts orientations to inform new employees about available benefits. Which human resources manager activity does he perform? Management of compensation methods
Travis is excited about welcoming ten new interns during orientation. Which human resources manager activity did he perform? Recruiting and hiring
The Valero Company removes oil from the earth to be advanced. What type of production is performed? Extraction and cultivation
Smart Tech Hardware Co. buys materials such as wood, plastic, and fabric in order to create office furniture to be sold worldwide. What type of production is performed? Manufacturing
Jay sells basil plants grown in his garden to several local restaurants. What type of production is performed? Extraction and cultivation
Employees of Bella Coola Fisheries catch fresh salmon and prepare it to be sold to domestic and international buyers. What type of production is performed? Extraction and cultivation
Century Company sells filters to Shure Electronics that cut the filters in order for them to be placed into microphones during final production at a later time. What type of production is performed? Processing
Draperies, Inc. finished organic cotton drapes for the local theater on Walnut Street. Which type of manufacturing procedure was performed? Custom manufacturing
Nabisco prepares tons of oats to be used for producing granola bars. Which type of manufacturing procedure is performed? Materials processing
Goodyear uses rubber to produce tires for cars, SUV's, and trucks. Which type of manufacturing procedure is performed? Materials processing
Sony produces thousands of electronics to serve international consumers. Which type of manufacturing procedure is performed? Mass production
Hanes upgrades production routinely to produce thousands of items daily. Which type of manufacturing procedure will Hanes perform to keep up with production? Mass production
Which is an example of product development? Studying new functions for a detergent
Which is an example of production planning for personnel? Employees are needed for manufacturing a new product
Which is an example of production planning for resources? Remodeling a building in order to manufacture a new product
A production manager determined that the buffer made the finish of cars appear to be dull. Which continuous process improvement did he perform? Monitor performance continuously
John renovated his restaurant to reflect the retro style of 1950. This is an example of which type of business operation? Facilities management
Jose installs automated systems that will assist customers with opening bank accounts. This is an example of what type of technology application? Artificial intelligence
Overstock.com sells products to thousands of customers with few geographic limitations. This is an example of what type of technology application? E-commerce
Taz prefers buying products from Sears using his computer, since the nearest brick and mortar store is over 100 miles from his home. This is an example of what type of technology application? E-commerce
Bob decided to host a website that will allow his club members to purchase goods from one another. This is an example of what type of technology application? E-commerce
Using the Internet and online communication, Shari presented a new product to potential customers in Peru, Costa Rica, and New York. This is an example of what type of technology application? E-commerce
Sheetz Convenience Stores have a touchscreen ordering system that helps customers with ordering food and beverages. This is an example of what type of technology application? Expert systems
Cheng processed reports on his computer that will allow his manager to make decisions about the amount of brake pads and oil to order from the warehouse. This is an example of what type of technology application? Management information system
Revlon, Inc. use tow mowers that will automatically pick up pallets from the assembly lines and move them to the warehouse. This is an example of what type of technology application? Robotics
Lena trained several employees on how to process financial statements using the new software. These employees use to process reports manually for almost seven years. This is an example of what type of concern for using technology? Employment trends
Don tried several times to remove unfamiliar files from his computer. He used anti-virus software to remove the files. This is an example of what type of concern for using technology? Computer crime
When customers sign up for online-subscriptions, they are informed on whether their information will be shared with other internal departments. This is an example of what type of concern for using technology? Privacy
A plant implemented acceptable practices to minimize noise, waste water, and pollutant emissions. Which social responsibility is this plant addressing? Environmental protection
A manufacturing company partnered with Rex Hospital to provide workshops about moving more at work. Which social responsibility did the company address? Employee wellness
The Dow Chemical Company provides all employees natural fitting equipment to eliminate injuries. Which social responsibility is this company addressing? Job safety
Several sales representatives suggested that their staff reflect their customer base, which includes customers all over America. Which social responsibility are they addressing? Workplace diversity
An agency allots 3% of its $40,000 budget to sponsor workshops for managers about the importance of job safety. What amount of its budget is used for the workshops? $1,200.00
A company spent $8,000 of its $97,000 workplace wellness budget on pedometers. What percent of its budget was used? 8%
During the renovation of the office building, Harry made sure that the call buttons located in the hallways were 42 inches above the floor for easier access. Which protection is Harry addressing? Safe work environment
John made sure all counter surfaces in the bathrooms were only 34 inches above the floor to accommodate employees. Which protection is he addressing? Safe work environment
Stacy signed a document agreeing to pay $3,000 to have a stereo system installed. The manager of the company disputed the agreed amount. Stacy may need which type of protection? Contract enforcement
Java's trademark of letters and design receives which government service? Intellectual property protection
Apple's iPod trademark of product shape receives which government service? Intellectual property protection
John denied a rival band from performing his song at a local concert. He is protected by which government service? Intellectual property protection
3M prohibits another company from producing the natural fitting mouse exactly the same way they do. This company is protected by which government service? Intellectual property protection
A sales associate discourages customers from reporting complaints regularly. Which right of the consumer bill of rights is the associate possibly violating? To be heard
After complaining at the customer service department, John received a favorable response. Which consumer right did he evoke? To service
ABC Corporation is attempting to buy out its only competitor but a lawsuit has been filed declaring that the transaction may lead to a monopoly. Which consumer right might the corporation be violating? To choose
The duty of a business to contribute to the well-being of a community Social responsibility
A set of rules for guiding the action of employees or members of an organization. Code of ethics
Protection of the creative work of authors, composers, and artists Copyright
An agreement to exchange goods or services for something of value, usually money. Contract
A natural resource that cannot be replaced Nonrenewable resource
When a business has control of the market for a product or service Monopoly
Laws intended to prevent unfair business practices such as false advertising, deceptive pricing, and misleading labeling Antitrust laws
Rules about how businesses and their employees ought to behave Business ethics
Principles of morality or rules of conduct Ethics
The exclusive rights of an inventor to make, sell, and use a product or process. Patent
A distinctive name, symbol, word, picture, or combination of these that a company uses to identify products or services Trademark
An organization that supplies a service or product vital to all people including companies that provides local telephone service, water, and electricity. Public utility
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