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BUS520 Week 11 Final Exam 1 and 2




BUS520 Week 11 Final Exam 1 and 2;Question 1;According to the Ohio State leadership studies, a leader high in __________ is sensitive to people?s feelings and tries to make things pleasant for the followers.;? Question 2;make(s) a leader?s influence either unnecessary or redundant in that they replace a leader?s influence.;? Question 3;According to the path-goal leadership theory, a manager is showing a participative leadership style when he/she __________.;? Question 4;According to __________ approaches, individual behavior is constructed in context, as people act and interact in situations.;? Question 5;Meindl referred to the phenomenon whereby people attribute almost magical qualities to leadership as _____________.;? Question 6;The __________ that are driving organizations of all types and sizes can be found in organization-environment relationships, the organizational life cycle, and the political nature of organizations.;? Question 7;The decision to construct a new overseas plant can be considered to be a(n) __________.;? Question 8;Which of the following, refers to altruistic love?;? Question 9;is intentional and occurs as a result of specific efforts by a change agent.;? Question 10;Another name for incremental change is __________.;? Question 11;To begin understanding an organization?s culture, it is often easiest to start with __________.;? Question 12;To many researchers and managers, shared common values lie at the heart of organizational __________.;? Question 13;The issues concerned with __________ are tasks to be accomplished, methods used to achieve the goals, and methods of coping with success and failure.;? Question 14;Which step in the innovation process focuses on establishing an idea?s potential value and application?;? Question 15;Which step in the innovation process focuses on identifying an idea?s anticipated costs and benefits?;? Question 16;While __________ may clearly indicate who reports to whom, it is also important to recognize that they do not show how work is done, who exercises the most power over specific issues, or how the firm will respond to its environment.;? Question 17;methods of coordination produce synergy by promoting dialogue, discussion, innovation, creativity, and learning, both within and across organizational units.;? Question 18;Direct contact between organization members is a(n) __________ method of coordination.;? Question 19;Executives, managers, and supervisors are hierarchically connected through the __________, which is a listing of who reports to whom up and down the firm.;? Question 20;The __________ type of bureaucracy emphasizes vertical specialization and control with impersonal coordination and a heavy reliance on standardization, formalization, rules, policies, and procedures.;? Question 21;refers to the ability to change.;? Question 22;The three technology classifications that were described by James D. Thompson are __________.;? Question 23;Environmental __________ refers to the magnitude of the problems and opportunities in the organization?s environment, as evidenced by three main factors: the degree of richness, the degree of interdependence, and the degree of uncertainty stemming from both the general and the specific environments.;? Question 24;Information technology has spawned a whole new series of corporations called __________.;Answer;Selected Answer;e-businesses;? Question 25;is the possession of a repertoire of roles and the ability to selectively apply them.;? Question 1;When teams accomplish more than the total of their individual members? capabilities, __________ occurs.;? Question 2;Most self-managing teams include between __________ members.;? Question 3;teams bring together people from different functional departments or work units to work on a common task.;? Question 4;A(n) __________ team is one that achieves high levels of task performance, member satisfaction, and team viability.;? Question 5;The team decision technique of __________ asks everyone to respond individually and in writing to a basic question such as: ?What should be done to improve the effectiveness of this work team??;? Question 6 __________ occurs when too much is expected and the individual feels overwhelmed with work.;? Question 7;Wheel communication network and chain communication network are other names for __________.;? Question 8;occurs when different people send conflicting and mutually exclusive expectations.;? Question 9;KPMG?s practice that focuses on helping executives identify threats to their firm and manage them is known as __________.;? Question 10;A form of selective perception, the __________ involves seeking only those cues in a situation that support a preexisting opinion.;? Question 11;The __________ model views decision makers as acting in a world of complete certainty.;? Question 12;What Decision-Making concept is reflected in the popular adage, ?If at first you don?t succeed, try, try again??;? Question 13;Behavioral scientists are cautious about applying classical decision theory to many decision situations because they recognize that human beings have __________ that restrict their information-processing capabilities.;? Question 14;The negotiating pitfall of __________ occurs when people become committed to their demands and are reluctant to back down once the demands have been stated.;? Question 15;commonly involves supervisor-subordinate disagreements over resources, goals, deadlines, or performance results.;? Question 16;most commonly occurs in the context of the competition and rivalry that characterize firms operating the same markets.;? Question 17;Two important goals must be considered in negotiation. These goals are __________.;? Question 18;The success of international business practices such as outsourcing often rests with the quality of __________.;? Question 19;work well for more routine and straightforward messages, such as announcing the location of a previously scheduled meeting.;? Question 20;The term ?flaming? is sometimes used to describe rudeness in __________.;? Question 21;is often accompanied by an unwillingness to understand alternative points of view and to take the values they represent seriously.;? Question 22;The issue of __________ is an important ethical consideration with respect to agency theory.;? Question 23;Milgram designed experiments to determine the extent to which people __________.;? Question 24;The __________ is an unwritten set of expectations about a person?s exchange of inducements and contributions with an organization.;? Question 25;With respect to political action and subunit power, __________ linkages involve formal staff units that have special expertise.;The __________ characteristic of team effectiveness is being demonstrated when the members of a team are sufficiently satisfied to continue working well together on an ongoing basis and/or look forward to working together again at some future point in time.;Answer;member satisfaction;team endurance;team excellence;team viability;team changeability;A(n) __________ team is one that achieves high levels of task performance, member satisfaction, and team viability.;Answer;functional;serviceable;operative;effective;practical;Self-managed teams have structural and management implications for organizations because they largely eliminate __________.;Answer;a firm?s staff functions;the line employees;the top management team;the CEO;the first-line supervisors;When people work less hard in teams than they would individually, __________ occurs.;Answer;social slacking;organizational shirking;individual loafing;organizational evading;social loafing;Which one of the following characteristics truly differentiates self-managing teams from the more traditional work group?;Answer;Team members typically work in isolation from the rest of the company.;Team members are typically asked to work on more challenging tasks than traditional work groups.;Team members assume duties otherwise performed by a manager or first-line supervisor.;Team members are typically paid more than the team members of traditional work teams.;Team members are typically more experienced than the team members of traditional work teams;Which of the following sequences accurately describes the order of the stages of team development?;Answer;Introduction, growth, settling-in, maturation, and dismissal;Start-up, growth, leveling-off, settling-in, and disbanding;Forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning;Launch, growth, leveling-off, maturing, and decline;Introduction, orientation, settling-in, maturation, and decline;is a sequence of planned activities designed to gather and analyze data on the functioning of a team and to initiate changes designed to improve teamwork and increase team effectiveness.;Answer;Team enhancing;Team building;Team structuring;Team championing;Team organizing;Researchers point out that collective intelligence is _________ in teams whose processes result in social sensitivity and absence of domination by one or a few members.;Answer;higher;lower;a constant;nonexistent;In the __________, team building takes place during off-site meetings.;Answer;formal retreat approach;informal withdrawal approach;privacy approach;informal isolation approach;formal seclusion approach;In terms of team productivity, the best-case scenario of a work team?s performance norms and cohesiveness occurs with __________ performance norms and __________ team cohesiveness.;Answer;high, high;positive, high;negative, high;negative, low;positive, low;Edgar Schein identified three common behavior profiles that may hinder group operations when people try to cope with individual entry problems in self-serving ways. These three profiles are __________.;Answer;passive, aggressive, and regressive;focused, unfocused, and mid-focused;tough battler, friendly helper, and objective thinker;primal, emotional, and rational;thoughtful, aggressive, and modal;is a ?logically perfect? group decision making method because all team members agree totally on a course of action.;Answer;Consensus;Unanimity;Majority rule;Minority rule;Lack of response;What Decision-Making concept is reflected in the popular adage, ?If at first you don?t succeed, try, try again??;Answer;Intuition;Escalating commitment;Bounded rationality;Non-programmed Decision-Making;Satisficing


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