Week 1 Decision-Making Process Paper

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Week 1 Knowledge Check Concepts Decision-Making Process Internal Factors External Factors Planning Organizing Leading Controlling Mastery 100% 100% 100% 67% 100% 100% 100% Questions 1 2 3 Score: 20/21 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Concept: Decision-Making Process Concepts Decision-Making Process Mastery 100% Questions 1 2 3 1. The initial step in the decision-making process is to A. select an alternative B. evaluate the decision C. generate alternatives D. identify the problem Correct! The correct answer is: D. Identifying and diagnosing the problem is the first of six stages of decision making (Bateman & Snell, 2011, p. 89). 2. Making a decision by accepting…show more content…
14. Which of the following best describes a dynamic organization? A. Creating organizations that continually focus on the internal processes to achieve goals B. Building an organization by grouping jobs into work units and allocating resources C. Identifying business functions and mobilizing leaders D. Being flexible and responsive towards customer needs and the competitive environment Correct! The correct answer is: D. A dynamic organization is, “flexible and adaptive, particularly in response to competitive threats and customer needs” (Bateman & Snell, 2011, p.16). 15. For today’s managers, the organizing function requires a higher focus on which of the following? A. Establishing matrix reporting relationships B. Creating flexible and responsive organizations C. Specifying job responsibilities and grouping jobs into cross-functional work units D. Identifying business functions and allocating resources Correct! The correct answer is: B. In the past, organizations were able to succeed by using what worked in the past. As the world changes, organizations will need to adapt and adjust to

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