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STR 581 Capstone Final Exam Part 1
1. The concept that some leadership attributes will work in some situations but not in others can be
described by the
2. Sam Meyers manages a telemarketing call center. He has 20 employees working for him who are
displeased with the way he yells and threatens to terminate them for what they see as small issues.
Which kind of power is Sam using to get the job done?3. Which of the following is considered an
organizational blueprint, which prescribes the quantity and time frame for when each end product will
be assembled?
4. In performing a SWOT analysis, which of the following would be considered as a threat
5. During the implementation of a project, which of the following should be the primary focus of a
consulting firm?
6.Which of the following is considered a major process flow structure?
7. Some studies indicate the best approach for transformational change may have the chief
executive officer create an atmosphere for change
8. Demings PDCA (plan, do, check, and act) cycle underlies what inherent Six Sigma principle?
9. What can affirmative action assist organizations in achieving that diversity initiatives cannot?

10. According to the job characteristics model, autonomy is defined as the degree to which a job
generates direct and clear information about performance

STR 581 week 4 capstone final exam part 2 - 40 MCQS

1. Which of the following financial statements is concerned with the company at a point in time?
2. A cost which remains constant per unit at various levels of activity is a:
3. M&M Proposition 1: Dynamo Corp. produces annual cash flows of $150 and is expected to exist
forever. The company is currently financed with 75 percent equity and 25 percent debt. Your analysis
tells you that the appropriate discount rates are 10 percent for the cash flows, and 7 percent for the
debt. You currently own 10 percent of the stock.
If Dynamo wishes to change its capital structure from 75 percent equity to 60 percent equity and use
the debt proceeds to pay a special dividend to shareholders, how much debt should they use?
4. Serox stock was selling for $20 two years ago. The stock sold for $25 one year ago, and it is
currently selling for $28. Serox pays a $1.10 dividend per year. What was the rate of return for
owning Serox in the most recent year? (Round to the nearest percent.)
5. The process of evaluating financial data that change under alternative courses of action is called:
6. What decision criteria should managers use in selecting projects when there is not enough capital
to invest in all available positive NPV projects?
7. The convention of consistency refers to consistent use of accounting principles:
8. External financing needed: Jockey Company has total assets worth $4,417,665. At year-end it will
have net income of $2,771,342 and pay out 60 percent as dividends. If the firm wants no external
financing, what is the growth rate it can support?
9. Which of the following is considered a hybrid organizational form?
10. An activity that has a direct cause-effect relationship with the resources consumed is a(n):

11. Next year Jenkins Traders will pay a dividend of $3.00. It expects to increase its dividend by
$0.25 in each of the following three years. If their required rate of return if 14 percent, what is the
present value of their dividends over the next four years?
12. TuleTime Comics is considering a new show that will generate annual cash flows of $100,000
into the infinite future. If the initial outlay for such a production is $1,500,000 and the appropriate
discount rate is 6 percent for the cash flows, then what is the profitability index for the project?
13. Your firm has an equity multiplier of 2.47. What is the debt-to-equity ratio?
14. If a companys weighted average cost of capital is less than the required return on equity, then
the firm:
15. When a company assigns the costs of direct materials, direct labor, and both variable and fixed
manufacturing overhead to products, that company is using:
16. The major element in budgetary control is:
17. Horizontal analysis is a technique for evaluating a series of financial statement data over a
period of time:
18. Which of the following is an advantage of corporations relative to partnerships and sole
19. The break-even point is where:
20. Turnbull Corp. had an EBIT of $247 million in the last fiscal year. Its depreciation and
amortization expenses amounted to $84 million. The firm has 135 million shares outstanding and a
share price of $12.80. A competing firm that is very similar to Turnbull has an enterprise
value/EBITDA multiple of 5.40.

What is the enterprise value of Turnbull Corp.? Round to the nearest million dollars.
21. Which of the following is considered a hybrid organizational form?

22. The most important information needed to determine if companies can pay their current
obligations is the:
23. Gateway, Corp. has an inventory turnover of 5.6. What is the firms dayss sales in inventory?
24. Horizontal analysis is also known as:
25. Which of the following presents a summary of changes in a firms balance sheet from the
beginning of an accounting period to the end of that accounting period?
26. Ajax Corp. is expecting the following cash flows - $79,000, $112,000, $164,000, $84,000, and
$242,000 over the next five years. If the companys opportunity cost is 15 percent, what is the
present value of these cash flows? (Round to the nearest dollar.)
27. Bond price: Regatta, Inc., has six-year bonds outstanding that pay a 8.25 percent coupon rate.
Investors buying the bond today can expect to earn a yield to maturity of 6.875 percent. What should
the company's bonds be priced at today? Assume annual coupon payments. (Round to the nearest
28. Process costing is used when:
29. Jack Robbins is saving for a new car. He needs to have $21,000 for the car in three years. How
much will he have to invest today in an account paying 8 percent annually to achieve his target?
(Round to nearest dollar)
30. The accumulation of accounting data on the basis of the individual manager who has the
authority to make day-to-day decisions about activities in an area is called:

STR 581 Final Exam Part 3

1. A firm must know where to position its product based on price and
2. What type of strategy consists of geographical pricing, price discounts and allowances,
promotional pricing, and differentiated pricing?
3. The marketing manager needs to know the cost of the research project before approving it. During
which stage of the marketing research process would such a consideration most likely take place?

4. A valuable result of task environment analysis with respect to geographic, demographic,

psychographic and buyer-behavior factors is called
5. New-to-the-world products are ________.
6. These social responsibilities are those that are voluntarily assumed by a business or organization.
They include public relations activities, good citizenship, and full corporate social responsibility.
7. When diversification involves additions of a business related to the firm in terms of technology,
markets or products, it involves
8. Which component of a marketing audit includes major developments in income, prices, savings,
and credit that affect the company?
9. The ability to meet humanitys needs without harming future generations is now a top priority in
most corporate agenda
10. BMW's "The ultimate driving machine," American Express' "Don't leave home without it," New
York Times' "All the news that's fit to print," and AT&T's "Reach out and touch someone" are all
examples of ________.
11. A company can learn a great deal by analyzing the degrees of brand loyalty. For example,
________ can show the firm which brands are most competitive with its own.
12. The strategic factor that involves the beliefs, values, attitudes, opinions, and lifestyles of persons
in the firms external environment, as developed from cultural, ecological, demographic, religious,
educational, and ethnic conditioning.
13. A set of ideas on organizational control based on the belief that the separation of the ownership
from management creates the potential for the wishes of owners to be ignored refers to
14. This is designed to check systematically and continuously whether the premises on which the
strategy is based are still valid
15. When performing this analysis, it is good for strategic planners to consider similarities between
the benefits the customers derive from the products and services that other firms offer.

16. This is a historically popular technique through which managers create a quick overview of a
company's strategic situationit is based on achieving a sound fit between internal resources and
the external situation.
17. A company that attempts to lead its industry in price and convenience by pursuing a focus on
lean and efficient operations is pursuing what strategy?
18. Leaders galvanize commitment to embrace change through clarifying strategic intent, building an
organization, and
19. Prestige LLC, a small company that manufactures specialty cereals and energy bars, wants to
launch a "green marketing" program in response to heightened consumer awareness about
environmental issues. What should the company do to maximize the program's chances of being
20. This is an important structural decision and resultant separate activities need to be coordinated
and integrated back together as a whole so the business functions effectively.
21. Company X's principal strength is its inbound and outbound logistics system; its relative
weakness, however, is after-sales service. Its competitor, Company Y, however is often plagued with
lagging shipments and an inflexible distribution setup. Company Y remains successful because it
maintains a fully staffed service department and, as a result, the company is known for its
dependable service. This type of analysis allows them to identify ways to build on relative strengths
and avoid dependence on capabilities at which the other firm excels.
22. With ________ as a target market strategy, the firm concentrates on serving many needs of a
particular customer group.
23. How do functional tactics compare to business strategies?
24. Under which of the following conditions is the frequency the most important factor in media
25. What is the perceived monetary value of the bundle of economic, functional, and psychological
benefits customers expect from a given market offering because of the product, service, people, and

26. Which control should periodically reassess its approach to the marketplace with a good
marketing audit?
27. One of the ways to change the course of a brand is to modify the product. Under product
modification, ________ adds size, weight, materials, supplements, and accessories that expand the
products performance, versatility, safety, or convenience.
28. Firms using this generic strategy attempt to build customer loyalty by stressing a specific product
attribute above other product qualities.
29. Large-scale, future-oriented plans for interacting with the competitive environment to achieve the
company objective refers to its
30. Marketers need to identify the hierarchy of attributes that guide consumer decision making in
order to understand different competitive forces and how these various sets get formed. This
process of identifying the hierarchy is called