BMAL 602 Quiz 2 Board and Governance

BMAL 602 Quiz 2: Board and Governance

  1. scientists study nonprofits organizations from the perspective of power relationships between citizens and government.
  2. Max Weber’s idea of bureaucracy as an ideal model for managing organizations is known as:
  3. refers to the tendency of organizations to mimic each other, specifically in models to be adopted.
  4. Nonprofits are driven by:
  5. An approach taken by some sociologists to explain the birth and death of organizations, which analyzes organizations in terms of population density, is:
  6. The type of market failure in which a breakdown in the ideal or typical relationship between a buyer and seller occurs is called:
  7. The CEO of a nonprofit organization is preparing a data information system to monitor if organizational donations are meeting an organizational goal. The CEO is controlling his organization’s performance through the use of:
  8. The ___________ is a guide for actions taken by nonprofit organizations and the principal standard against which performance should be measured.
  9. This theory attributes the existence of nonprofit organizations to the vision and initiative of individuals who have created and built them.
  10. This theory explains the behavior of organizations in terms of their dependence on external constituencies.
  11. One significant risk of resource dependency is actions taken by the nonprofit to alter its goals and activities to satisfy the contributor of funds. This is also called:
  12. Mary went grocery shopping for food to feed her family.Mary is buying:
  13. Great companies that produce excellent results have:
  14. In 2005, who assembled a panel of experts to identify those practices that lead to effective governance in an organization?
  15. In Carver’s policy governance model, he argues that the board should lead the organization by focusing its attention on establishing:
  16. Establishing the organization mission is the responsibility of its:
  17. No subject commands more ink, or more lung power, than the role of the board in:
  18. A nonprofit board of directors has hired a consultant to help the directors think of new and creative ways to improve organizational performance. According to Chait, the board is operating in what type of mode?
  19. Who did Herman and Heimovics find is actually seen as responsible for the organization’s success or failure?
  20. Elected boards are most common in:
  21. George retired from a local law firm and then volunteered to oversee a nonprofit’s legal records. George is performing the duties of a:
  22. A nonprofit organization’s finance committee is listening to the advice of a financial expert on how they should manage the organization’s investments. The board is practicing which duty?
  23. Chait, Ryan, and Taylor call for the board and the CEO to focus their attention on:
  24. A nonprofit board of directors is establishing ground rules that inform members what type of fundraising efforts would not be allowed. The board is setting a policy that Carver would refer to as:
  25. Which type of board–CEO model suggests an organization’s strategic plan is simply a paperwork project?
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