Are You Smarter  Than a 5 th  Grader? Topic 1 Management & Change
Are You Smarter Than a  5 th  Grader? 1,000,000 5th Grade Topic 1 5th Grade Topic 2 4th Grade Topic 3 4th Grade Topic 4 3r...
5th Grade Topic 1 Question  <ul><li>As Human Resource Manager of a new business, Kim believes productivity will be </li></...
5th Grade Topic 1 Answer  <ul><li>(B) Behavioural </li></ul>Return
5th Grade Topic 2 Question  <ul><li>Axis Management Pty Ltd has decided to join with a rival company in order to secure a ...
5th Grade Topic 2 Answer  <ul><li>(D) Strategic alliance </li></ul>Return
4th Grade Topic 3 Question <ul><li>New Fields Developments is proposing to develop a shopping complex on vacant </li></ul>...
4th Grade Topic 3 Answer <ul><li>(D) Reconciling conflicts of interest </li></ul>Return
4th Grade Topic 4 Question <ul><li>A call centre is updating its computer system and is using Lewin’s Change Model for the...
4th Grade Topic 4 Answer <ul><li>(B) Provide ongoing technical support once the computer system is installed. </li></ul>Re...
3rd Grade Topic 5 Question <ul><li>The new CEO of Red Flash Sports Clothing Pty Ltd is determined to consult with </li></u...
3rd Grade Topic 5 Answer  <ul><li>(D) Participative </li></ul>Return
3rd Grade Topic 6 Question <ul><li>Joe has posted the monthly roster on the staff notice board.  He has scheduled each sta...
3rd Grade Topic 6 Answer <ul><li>(D) Interpersonal and decisional </li></ul>
2nd Grade Topic 7 Question <ul><li>An organisation is introducing a hierarchical structure based on division of labour. </...
2nd Grade Topic 7 Answer <ul><li>(D) Increased productivity due to knowledge of tasks performed   </li></ul>Return
2nd Grade Topic 8 Question <ul><li>A manager calls a staff meeting to resolve issues raised by the union representative. <...
2nd Grade Topic 8 Answer <ul><li>(C) To reconcile conflicts of interest </li></ul>Return
1st Grade Topic 9 Question <ul><li>Which of the following best describes  outsourcing ?  </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Leasing an ...
1st Grade Topic 9 Answer <ul><li>(C) Purchasing support services from another business </li></ul>Return
1st Grade Topic 10 Question <ul><li>Employees are upset when a business is taken over and moves to a new site.  </li></ul>...
1st Grade Topic 10 Answer  <ul><li>(C) Reduced career prospects </li></ul>Return
Million Dollar Question Grade Level Topic 11
1,000,000 Question <ul><li>Which of the following would normally be considered as features of a classical-scientific appro...
1,000,000 Answer  <ul><li>(B) Hierarchical organisational structure and autocratic leadership style </li></ul>Return
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Business Studies: Management & Change Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader

  1. 1. Are You Smarter Than a 5 th Grader? Topic 1 Management & Change
  2. 2. Are You Smarter Than a 5 th Grader? 1,000,000 5th Grade Topic 1 5th Grade Topic 2 4th Grade Topic 3 4th Grade Topic 4 3rd Grade Topic 5 3rd Grade Topic 6 2nd Grade Topic 7 2nd Grade Topic 8 1st Grade Topic 9 1st Grade Topic 10 500,000 300,000 175,000 100,000 50,000 25,000 10,000 5,000 2,000 1,000
  3. 3. 5th Grade Topic 1 Question <ul><li>As Human Resource Manager of a new business, Kim believes productivity will be </li></ul><ul><li>increased if he organises his employees into teams. </li></ul><ul><li>What management theory is Kim adopting? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Autocratic </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Behavioural </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Political </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Scientific </li></ul>
  4. 4. 5th Grade Topic 1 Answer <ul><li>(B) Behavioural </li></ul>Return
  5. 5. 5th Grade Topic 2 Question <ul><li>Axis Management Pty Ltd has decided to join with a rival company in order to secure a major government contract. </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the following best describes this action? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Flat structures </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Networks </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Outsourcing </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Strategic alliance </li></ul>
  6. 6. 5th Grade Topic 2 Answer <ul><li>(D) Strategic alliance </li></ul>Return
  7. 7. 4th Grade Topic 3 Question <ul><li>New Fields Developments is proposing to develop a shopping complex on vacant </li></ul><ul><li>parkland. Complaints from local residents about the reduction of open space have been resolved by deciding to include a play area as part of the complex. </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the following describes the reason for this decision? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Applying democratic leadership style </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Ensuring ecological sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Exercising an informational role </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Reconciling conflicts of interest </li></ul>
  8. 8. 4th Grade Topic 3 Answer <ul><li>(D) Reconciling conflicts of interest </li></ul>Return
  9. 9. 4th Grade Topic 4 Question <ul><li>A call centre is updating its computer system and is using Lewin’s Change Model for the implementation process. </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the following actions would the technology manager take in the refreezing stage? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Supervise the installation of the new computer system. </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Provide ongoing technical support once the computer system is installed. </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Employ a consultant to identify the skills required to use the new computer system. </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Request a budget from the financial department to support the acquisition of the </li></ul><ul><li>new computer system. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 4th Grade Topic 4 Answer <ul><li>(B) Provide ongoing technical support once the computer system is installed. </li></ul>Return
  11. 11. 3rd Grade Topic 5 Question <ul><li>The new CEO of Red Flash Sports Clothing Pty Ltd is determined to consult with </li></ul><ul><li>stakeholders to achieve specific production targets. </li></ul><ul><li>What is her leadership style? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Autocratic </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Contingency </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Hierarchical </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Participative </li></ul>
  12. 12. 3rd Grade Topic 5 Answer <ul><li>(D) Participative </li></ul>Return
  13. 13. 3rd Grade Topic 6 Question <ul><li>Joe has posted the monthly roster on the staff notice board. He has scheduled each staff member with his or her preferred day off. </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the following management roles has Joe performed? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Informational and ethical </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Interpersonal and flexible </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Informational and strategic </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Interpersonal and decisional </li></ul>
  14. 14. 3rd Grade Topic 6 Answer <ul><li>(D) Interpersonal and decisional </li></ul>
  15. 15. 2nd Grade Topic 7 Question <ul><li>An organisation is introducing a hierarchical structure based on division of labour. </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the following could be seen as an initial advantage? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Increased employee motivation </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Greater responsiveness to innovation and external change </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Greater worker participation in the decision-making process </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Increased productivity due to knowledge of tasks performed </li></ul>
  16. 16. 2nd Grade Topic 7 Answer <ul><li>(D) Increased productivity due to knowledge of tasks performed </li></ul>Return
  17. 17. 2nd Grade Topic 8 Question <ul><li>A manager calls a staff meeting to resolve issues raised by the union representative. </li></ul><ul><li>Which of the following best describes the manager’s responsibility? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) To manage by consent </li></ul><ul><li>(B) To use strategic thinking </li></ul><ul><li>(C) To reconcile conflicts of interest </li></ul><ul><li>(D) To perform decisional management </li></ul>
  18. 18. 2nd Grade Topic 8 Answer <ul><li>(C) To reconcile conflicts of interest </li></ul>Return
  19. 19. 1st Grade Topic 9 Question <ul><li>Which of the following best describes outsourcing ? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Leasing an asset from another business </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Management considering stakeholders’ needs </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Purchasing support services from another business </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Establishing a close long-term relationship between businesses </li></ul>
  20. 20. 1st Grade Topic 9 Answer <ul><li>(C) Purchasing support services from another business </li></ul>Return
  21. 21. 1st Grade Topic 10 Question <ul><li>Employees are upset when a business is taken over and moves to a new site. </li></ul><ul><li>What may be a reason for employee resistance to this change? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Less travel time to work </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Increased retraining costs </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Reduced career prospects </li></ul><ul><li>(D) The cost of new furniture and fittings </li></ul>
  22. 22. 1st Grade Topic 10 Answer <ul><li>(C) Reduced career prospects </li></ul>Return
  23. 23. Million Dollar Question Grade Level Topic 11
  24. 24. 1,000,000 Question <ul><li>Which of the following would normally be considered as features of a classical-scientific approach to management? </li></ul><ul><li>(A) Flat organisational structure and autocratic leadership style </li></ul><ul><li>(B) Hierarchical organisational structure and autocratic leadership style </li></ul><ul><li>(C) Hierarchical division of labour and democratic leadership style </li></ul><ul><li>(D) Hierarchical division of labour and participative leadership style </li></ul>
  25. 25. 1,000,000 Answer <ul><li>(B) Hierarchical organisational structure and autocratic leadership style </li></ul>Return
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