Management Theories The Management Theories Quiz 1. Theory X Managers Select all that apply May be short tempered, often angry, arrogant, or elitist. They are usually good at team building. They never offer praise, delegate, listen or thank their staff They are often a pleasure to work for. 2. The theory is that by understanding how people think, positive reinforcement can influence how they act, and help them choose wisely, for their good and the benefit of society. True False 3. Theory X style of management encourages staff development, allows them to develop, achieve things, and enables and empowers them. True False 4. Theory Y ;- Select all that apply Is a more participative management style, based on the belief that people will naturally make an effort at work Says that People welcome responsibility Says that many people will not use their creativity and ingenuity to solve company problems Theory Y is generally held to be more constructive and beneficial, allow people to grow and develop and produces better performances from staff. 5. As theory X managers are so results oriented, the best way to work with them is to deliver the results they want or need. True False 6. Theory X managers can be characterised as results-driven and intolerant. They will often issue deadlines, threats and instructions, rather than asking for something to be done True False 7. Theory X is an authoritarian style of management, based on a belief that most people do not like work and must be forced to work towards their company goals and objectives. True False 8. Rather than instructing people, governments try to educate and inform them about say, better lifestyle choices. True False 9. Nudge theory was developed from ;-Select all that apply A book on behavioural economics, published In 2008 A film about psychology A political party US academics Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler. 10. Research indicated that people cannot be steered towards better decisions by presenting choices differently. True False Be sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results! Name Email Time is Up! Time's up ← Organisational SkillsLeadership →
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