MCQ on Management by Objectives (MBO)

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) on Management by Objectives (MBO)

1-Management by objectives (MBO) is also known as

(A) Management by results

(B) Management by goals

(C) Management by outcomes

(D) Management by organization

2-Management by objectives (MBO) was first popularized by

(A) Henry Fayol

(B) Peter Drucker

(C) George S. Odiorne

(D) Mary Parker

3-Management by objectives is the process of defining specific objectives

(A) within a department

(B) among the customers

(C) within an organization

(D) all of the above

4-Management by objectives process

(A) helps organization members to see their accomplishments

(B) reinforces a positive work environment

(C) reinforces a sense of achievement

(D) all of the above

5-In MBO, employees themselves have been involved with the

(A) goal setting

(B) choosing the course of action to be followed

(C) both (A) and (B)

(D) none of the above

6-MBO process is as follows

(A) set worker objective – Review organizational goal –monitor progress – Evaluation – Give reward

(B) Review organizational goal – set worker objective – monitor progress – Evaluation – Give reward

(C) Review organizational goal – monitor progress – set worker objective –Evaluation – Give reward

(D) Review organizational goal – set worker objective – monitor progress– Give reward – Evaluation

7-In MBO, objectives can be set in the following domain(s)

(A) Production

(B) Marketing

(C) R&D

(D) All of the above

8-In MBO, objectives can be

(A) Collective

(B) individual

(C) both (A) and (B)

(D) none of the above

9-In mnemonic S.M.A.R.T., ‘R’ stands for

(A) Realistic

(B) Reliable

(C) Relevant

(D) Relative

10-Which of the following company claimed that MBO led to their success

(A) Dell

(B) Canon

(C) Hewlett-Packard

(D) All of the above

ANSWERS:

1-(A), 2-(B), 3-(C), 4-(D), 5-(C), 6-(B), 7-(D), 8-(C), 9-(A), 10-(C)