1. ‘OCTAPACE’ – the concept for study of organisational climate was developed by

(A) Peter F. Drucker
(B) Peter Segne
(C) Udai Pareek
(D) Dharni P. Sinha

2. Which of the following bargaining is based on workers’ contribution to productivity?

 (A) Coalition Bargaining
(B) Concession Bargaining
(C) Productivity Bargaining
(D) None of the above

3. Which of the following labour legislations in USA made unions more powerful than management?

(A) Wagner Act
(B) Taft-Hartley Act
(C) Narris-Le Guaradia Act
(D) Landrum-Griffin Act

4. Who has given the concept of ‘Core competence’?

(A) Sumantra Ghosal & C.A. Bartlett
(B) T. Deal and A. Kennedy
(C) C.K. Prahalad and G. Hamel
(D) C.A. Forehand and B. Von Gilnev

5. Who has advanced the Goal setting theory of Performance Management?

(A) E.A. Locke & Gary Lutham
(B) F. Trompenaavs and Charles Hamp
(C) R. Tung and Arthur Anderson
(D) J.C. Usunier and P.N. Gharvi

6. What composes the ‘SMART’ goals?

(A) Simple, Monetary, Achieved, Reliable, Total
(B) Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Time Bound
(C) Strategic, Measurable, Analytical, Reportable, Technical
(D) Strategic, Market oriented, Analytical, Reportable, Technical

7. Which of the following is correct about sustainable development?

(A) It aims at continuous development
(B) It deals with regular growth of social interest
(C) It meets the needs of present without hurting future generations
(D) It develops employees for growth of business

8. The shifts that have been taking place in the collective bargaining front in India in the post-liberalisation period include

a. collective to individual contracts.
b. increased wages/incomes and benefits accompanied by erosion of job control.
c. concession bargaining.
d. Attendance, skill or performance-linked rather than age-weighted and seniority based wages and benefits.

(A) only a
(B) a and b
(C) a, b and c
(D) a, b, c and d

9. Fish bone diagram is also known as

(A) Kaizen Diagram
(B) Ishikawa Diagram
(C) Taguchi Diagram
(D) Pareto Diagram

10. Which of the following features characterize the Balance Score Card Method?

a. The score cards are cascading in nature and as such are all pervasive in an organization
b. It is supported by effective communication system
c. Standardization of goals is not rigid
d. Customer focus is an integral part of Balanced Score cards

(A) a, b and c
(B) b, c and d
(C) a, b, and d
(D) a, c and d

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