One strategic responsibility of managers and employees at other levels throughout the organization

Question 1 5 / 5 points

One strategic responsibility of managers and employees at other levels throughout the organization is:

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strategy implementation.


situation analysis.


strategy formulation.


developing the organization's vision.

Question 2 5 / 5 points

The board of directors in an organization:

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plays a significant role in corporate governance.


is responsible for the implementation of the organization's operating activities.


serves in the role of executive management.


is not an important part of the organization's strategic development.

Question 3 5 / 5 points

The academic discipline primarily responsible for the development of strategic management is:

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accounting.


economics.


philosophy.


anthropology.

Question 4 5 / 5 points

In the development of strategic management as a discipline, Alfred Chandler wrote the book:

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<i>Corporate Strategy</i>.


<i>The Teflon Leader</i>.


<i>The Pursuit of Excellence</i>.


<i>Strategy and Structure</i>.

Question 5 5 / 5 points

The emergence of strategic planning and strategic management dates back to the __________, when researchers began looking for explanations of organizational differences in performance and functioning.

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1950s


1960s


1970s


1980s

Question 6 5 / 5 points

An organization's __________ are its goal-directed plans and actions in which its capabilities and resources are matched with the opportunities and threats in its environment.

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mission statements


vision statements


strategies


objectives

Question 7 5 / 5 points

__________ differences are fundamental differences between countries that encompass traditions, history, religious beliefs, and deep-seated values.

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Colonial


Cultural


Transnational


Regional

Question 8 5 / 5 points

Strategic management affects all organizational members. However, the only issue that differs among organizational members is the:

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stage of the strategic management process.


scope of the individual's actions.


development of the strategy.


administrative impacts.

Question 9 5 / 5 points

__________ involves how a corporation uses its resources and protects stakeholders' interests.

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Financial oversight


Corporate governance


Steering committee focus


Corporate counsel

Question 10 5 / 5 points

Strategic __________ is the ability to anticipate, envision, maintain flexibility, think strategically, and work with others in the organization to initiate changes that will create a viable and valuable future for the organization.

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awareness


leadership


thinking


control

Question 11 5 / 5 points

__________ strategies are goal-directed plans and actions of the organization's functional areas.

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Situational


Business


Competitive


Operational

Question 12 5 / 5 points

An organization's strategy is its goal-directed decisions and actions in which its capabilities and resources are matched with the __________ in its environment.

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internal and external financial controls


opportunities and threats


long-term issues


sequential management process

Question 13 5 / 5 points

Globalization has created challenges because of the __________ that is necessary to make it work.

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investment


management


openness


staffing

Question 14 5 / 5 points

The organization type which first utilized strategy was the __________ organization.

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entertainment


military


retail


not-for-profit

Question 15 5 / 5 points

The basic activities of strategic management include:

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offense, defense, and control.


situation analysis, strategy formulation, strategy implementation, and strategy evaluation.


strategy development, strategy control, and strategy management.


ethics, management, and practice.

Question 16 5 / 5 points

__________ is/are the determination of the broad uses to which organizational resources will be deployed and the resolution of conflicts among the myriad participants in organizations.

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Vision


Mission


Corporate governance


Goals

Question 17 5 / 5 points

The __________ is an elected group that represents a company's shareholders.

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board of directors


senior management team


steering committee


corporate counsel

Question 18 5 / 5 points

Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding corporate strategies?

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They are concerned with the broad and more long-term issues of the organization.


They are concerned with how the organization is going to compete in a specific business or industry.


They are concerned with the direction the organization is headed.


They are concerned with the business(es) that the organization is in and the businesses they want to be in.

Question 19 5 / 5 points

In addition to expanding the role of board members, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 also called for more disclosure and transparency of:

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the corporate vision.


the corporate mission.


financial information.


the balanced scorecard.

Question 20 5 / 5 points

Situation analysis involves the process of:

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designing and choosing appropriate organizational strategies.


analyzing the current environment of the organization.


identifying external competitive threats.


evaluating the internal aspects of the organization.



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