XMGT 230 Week 3 Knowledge Check

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XMGT 230 Week 3 Knowledge Check 

Complete the Week Three
Knowledge Check


1.A pattern of actions and use of resources that is
developed withthe intention to achieve the goals of an organization is referred
to as

A. a mission development

B. strategic operationalizing

C. a strategy

D. tactical plans

2.How long is the time horizon for a strategic plan?

A. 1 to 3 years

B. 3 to 7 years

C. 3 to 5 years

D. 1 to 5 years

17.Decisions about the organization's long-term goals are

A. SMART goals

B. Strategic goals

C. Strategic planning

D. Mission planning

3.Which of the following refers to the translation of
broad strategic

goals and plans into specific goals and plans?

A. Operational planning

B. Tactical planning

C. Bottom-up planning

D. Traditional planning

4.What level of management creates the tactical plan?

A. Employee team leads

B. Frontline leaders

C. Executive level

D. Middle management

5.If the strategy calls for the rollout of a new product
line, the tactical

plan for the manufacturing unit may involve which of the


Develop profit and return on investment goals for the new
product line


Design, test, and install the equipment needed to produce
a new product line

C. Schedule production runs

D.Identify capital and human resources requirements

6.Which of the following refers to the process of
identifying the specific procedures and processes required at lower levels of
the organization?

A. Operational planning

B. Tactical planning

C. Contingency planning

D. Divisional planning

7.To be effective, the organizationâs strategic,
tactical, and

operational plans must be?

A. Aligned

B. Defined

C. Scoped

D. Direct

8.Typical operational planning might focus on which of
the following?


Production scheduling and training of personnel


Profit levels, share value, growth, and return on


Advertising expenditures, sales levels, and product use


Retention levels, benefits usage, and value

9.What types of plans are referred to as âwhat ifâ?

A. Operational plans

B. Tactical plans

C. Contingency plans

D. Strategic plans

10.What do we call the alternative plan when the initial
strategic plan

is not working?

A. Operational plans

B. Tactical plans

C. Contingency plans

D. Personalized plans

11.What is another name for a contingency plan?

A. Tactical plan

B. Operation plan

C. Disaster plan

D. Strategic plan

12.What is the first step in the formal planning process?

A. Goal and plan evaluation

B. Alternative goals and plans

C. Monitor and control

D. Situational analysis

13.Who is responsible for the organization's strategic

A. Middle management

B. First-line supervisors

C. Tactical managers

D. Senior executives

18.The three levels of planning are

A. strategic, business, and operational

B. strategic, synergistic, and operational

C. visionary, strategic, and operational

D. strategic, tactical, and operational

14.Which environmental scan analysis looks at interest

A. Macroeconomic Analysis

B. Technological Analysis

C. Tactical Analysis

D. Social Analysis

15.Environmental analysis examines which of the

A. Organizational culture

B. Competitor profile

C. The key stakeholders

D. Stockholders

16.What is the first process in an environmental scan

A. Tactical planning

B. Examination of the industry

C. Strategic planning

D. Operational
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