This quiz is useful for the aspirants of Library Science. Students appearing for UGC NET, SLET, KVS Librarian and NVS Librarian and DSSSB Librarian etc. can practice these exams.
For other quizzes on Library Science, kindly visit the page here.
Source: IGNOU B.Lib modules
#1. Who is the proponent of Scientific Management?
Scientificmanagement is the name given to the principles and practices that grew out of the
work of Taylor and his followers (Carl George Berth, Henry L Gantt, Frank and
Lillian Gilbreth, etc.) and that are characterised by concern for efficiency and systematisation in management.
#2. Identify the schools of Management thought?
#3. Which of the following is organisation centred?
#4. Which of the following management theories has dealt with the economic "rational man", and included scientific management, administrative management?
Classical Management Theory (1880’s-1920’s) which is organisation-centred and has dealt with the economic “rational man”, and included scientific management, administrative management, (Henry Fayol, C.I. Barnard, L Urwick) and bureaucratic organisation (Max Weber).
#5. Who among the following are related with administrative management?
#6. Who propounded bureaucratic organisation of management system?
#7. Which of the following theories is is person-centered and humanoriented and has emphasised the needs, behaviours and attitudes of individuals?
#8. 'Social Person' view belongs to which of the following theories of management?
#9. human relations schools and behavioural schools are part of which of the following management theories?
#10. Identify the persons connected with human relations school of management?
#11. Identify the persons connected with behavioural school of management?
Neoclassical Theory (1920’s-1950’s) which is person-centered and humanoriented and has emphasised the needs, behaviours and attitudes of individuals (i.e., “social person” view) and included human relations schools (Elton Mayo, F.J. Roethlisberger, W.J Dickson) and behavioural schools (Maslow, McGregor, Argyris, Herzberg, Lickert, Lewin).
#12. Which emphasises the complete employee view ?
#13. Modern Management Theory includes......
#14. Who advocated employee view of managment?
Modern Management Theory (1950’s-) which emphasises the complete
employee view by revisionist researcher (Litchfield) which includes systems
theory, contingency theory, organisational humanism and management science.
#15. Modem management is characterised by a scientific approach, it involves:
#16. Managers can be divided into three groups broadly. Identify them. ( This question is for conceptual clarity only)
As far as libraries are concerned, often two hierarchies of management operate within libraries. One is that of the library, and the other is that of the organisation to which the library belongs.
#17. Managers who directly oversee the efforts of those who actually perform the work comes under ...
#18. Execution, supervision, monitoring are taken by which level of managers?
#19. The most senior executives of the organisation are...
#20. Which level managers are responsible for providing the overall direction of the organisation?
Top managers are responsible for providing the overall direction of the organisation. They carry out planning, maintenance of relations with other agencies, policy making, standardisation, control, evaluation, resources mobilisation, etc