How America Fell Behind in the World

Management

Project description

“That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World it Invented and How We Can Come Back” by Thomas L. Friedman & Mandelbaum

1.

Describe the importance and formatting requirements of the resume when applying for a job. Be specific about the use of this document, its required sections and why the document is so important. Put your response in your OWN words.

3.

What is a SWOT Analysis and how can it be used to help a manager solve problems (provide an example).

4.

Describe the 4 functions of management using examples from your own experience (either as a manager or subordinate using YOUR manager’s examples).

7.

List 10 action verbs used in resume writing in connection with Management Skills.

8.

Describe the importance and formatting requirements of the cover letter when applying for a job. Be specific about the use of this document, its required sections and why the document is so important. Put your response in your OWN words.

9.

List 2 basic interview questions and 2 behavioral interview questions. What is the difference in these 2 type of questions?

10.

Based on your gender, describe appropriate interview attire for a man or woman. Does professional dress make a difference in the interview? Explain.

11.

What are some recommendations for dress when interviewing for a government job? A finance job? A human resources job?

12.

The fifth pillar of prosperity described in “That Used to be Us” is:

A) providing public education for more Americans

B) implementaton of ncessary regulations on private economic activity

C) avoiding offshoring to China

D) financing with India

13.

The functions of management include:

A) planning, working, leading & organizing

B) planning, organizing, leading & communicating

C) planning, leading, controlling & innovating

D) planning, organizing, leading & controlling

14.

The “merger” as described in “That Used to be Us” refers to a merger between:

A) India & China

B) US & China

C) IT & Globalization

D) Globalization & the US

15.

As discussed in “That Used to be Us”, to maintain greatness, America must NOT become more like:

A) China

B) India

C) Brazil

D) None of the above

16.

As discussed in “That Used to be Us”, in regards to education, “if we want better teachers, _______________ will have to be better educators.”

A) Scientists

B) Leaders

C) Doctors

D) Politicians

17.

From “That Used to be Us”, the honorees & high school Intel Science Talent Search finalists at the gala dinner held in March 2010 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC were all from:

A) Immigrant families, largely from Asia

B) Immigrant families, largely from India

C) Immigrant families, largely from Mexico

D) US students

18.

The “S” in SWOT stands for:

A) Strong

B) Strengths

C) Single

D) Super

19.

As discussed in “That Used to be Us”, the third greatest challengefor America’s future is:

A) globalization

B) the rising national debt

C) immigration

D) none of the above

20.

According to the authors of “That Used to be Us”, there are three mindsets when thinking about being a creative creator or a creative server. What is the first?

A) Think like an immigrant.

B) Think like a waitress.

C) Think like an artisan.

D) Think like a teacher.

21.

Taken from “That Used to be Us”, what is the largest professional organization and largest labor union in the United States, representing public school teachers and other support personnel, faculty and staffers at colleges and universities, retired educators, and college students preparing to become teachers?

A) The American Learning Campaign

B) The Education Union

C) The Teacher & Professor’s Union

D) The National Education Association

22.

According to the authors of “That Used to be Us”, there are six crucial elements to improving the country’s educational system. What is the fifth?

A) Taxpayers willing to support education

B) Politicans who support education

C) Students who are ready to learn while sitting in the classroom

D) Business leaders committed to raising standards

23.

As discussed in “That Used to be Us”, the three C’s refer to:

A) Critical thinking, comedy & conversation

B) Comedy, conversation & collaboration

C) Collaboration, communication & critical thinking

D) Communication, collaboration & controlling

24.

According to the authors of “That Used to be Us”, there are six crucial elements to improving the country’s educational system. What is the third?

A) Better teachers & principals

B) Students who come ot class prepared to learn

C) Business leaders committed to raising educational standards

D) Politicians who push to raise educational standards

Last Updated on February 11, 2019 by Essay Pro