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Texas FABUS305 exam 4




Question;Question 1;Small groups appear to perform better when it comes to;getting diverse input into a problem;finding facts;speed of performing tasks;problem solving;2 points;Question 2;According to Maslow, a person stranded on a desert island;would ________ before he or she worried about making weapons.;establish his or her status on the island;start a family;build a house;look for other people;2 points;Question 3;Which leadership style tends to centralize authority and;make unilateral decisions?;cultural style;democratic style;autocratic style;laissez-faire style;2 points;Question 4;Which is the best summary of goal-setting theory?;Goals make no difference in performance.;Always make your goals a bit higher than you can reach.;Specific goals increase performance.;Easy goals make for happier employees.;2 points;Question 5;assumes that employees have little ambition;dislike work, and avoid responsibility.;Belongingness Need Theory;Theory X;Theory Y;Self-actualization Need Theory;2 points;Question 6;Of the following, which is NOT thought to be an advantage of;teams within an organization?;more innovation;employee job satisfaction;increased organizational coherence;new products developed faster at lower costs;2 points;Question 7;The "two pizza" rule states that the best teams;should be small enough so that they can be satisfied with no more than two;pizzas.;True;False;2 points;Question 8;Rishi's boss encourages employees to participate in the;decision-making process but does not give them complete freedom to do as they;like. She has this kind of leadership style.;laissez-faire;monarchial;democratic;autocratic;2 points;Question 9;Maslow sees food as being on the same level of need as which;of the following?;self-esteem;personal safety;sex;companionship;2 points;Question 10;Individuals within a group ________.;never play more than one role;always play more than one role;never play the same role for long;frequently play more than one role;2 points;Question 11;The promise of behavioral theories of leadership held that;this would be possible.;being able to train a person to be leader;eliminating ineffective leaders;explaining why successful leaders were successful;picking a leader out of crowd;2 points;Question 12;Leaders are ________.;the final step in the leadership process.;individual people who study the leadership process.;individual people, while leadership is a process;the first step in the leadership process;2 points;Question 13;In the situational leadership theory (SLT), readiness is;defined as ________ to perform a task.;the willingness;the motivation one has;both the ability and willingness;the ability;2 points;Question 14;The key to motivation, according to Maslow, is to identify;higher-order needs first;lower-order needs last;a person's level in the needs hierarchy;a person's most important level in the needs hierarchy;2 points;Question 15;Which three needs are recognized in McClelland's three-needs;theory?;power, comfort, stimulation;achievement, power, security;security, self-interest, affiliation;achievement, power, affiliation;2 points;Question 16;Because leading is one of the four basic managerial;functions, ________ leaders.;some managers should be;some managers are;all managers should be;all managers are;2 points;Question 17;One of the keys to being a good team leader is to know when;to leave a team alone.;True;False;2 points;Question 18;Large groups appear to perform better when the goal of the;group is to ________.;create consensus on a new product;interpret facts;find facts;solve problems quickly;2 points;Question 19;McClelland's most influential need is the ________.;need for affiliation;need for achievement;need for power;need for recognition;2 points;Question 20;As a group expands, individual productivity tends to;decline.;True;False;2 points;Question 21;Groups tend to go through five stages as they develop.;True;False;2 points;Question 22;In the norming stage of group development, the group becomes;cohesive.;True;False;2 points;Question 23;During a recent meeting, a shouting match arose between a;design manager and a marketing representative about a marketing plan for a new;product. This team seems to be at the ________ stage of group development.;forming;storming;norming;conflict;2 points;Question 24;Compensation plans based on employee output or productivity;are referred to as ________.;equity plus methods;give-back programs.;prize time programs;pay-for-performance programs;2 points;Question 25;Which of the following is a lower-order need in Maslow's;hierarchy?;personal safety;independence;love;self-worth;2 points;Question 26;A manager with a Theory X view of human nature would;be likely to let workers work independently;allow workers to monitor themselves;trust his or her workers;be unlikely to allow workers to work independently;2 points;Question 27;This stage involves the most conflict during the entire;group development process.;norming;storming;performing;forming;2 points;Question 28;Maslow believes that higher-order needs ________.;are satisfied first;are satisfied most often;are satisfied externally;are satisfied internally;2 points;Question 29;Theory Y assumes that people inherently ________.;are unhappy;are driven by fear;don't trust one another;want to control their own destiny;2 points;Question 30;A difficult skill for a team leader to learn is knowing when;to ________ the team.;intervene with;show interest in;abandon;trust;2 points;Question 31;Al is given two different "top priorities" from;two different managers. Al is experiencing ________.;role conflict;role reversal;personal conflict;efficiency conflict;2 points;Question 32;According to Herzberg, in order to provide employees with;job satisfaction, managers should concentrate on ________.;achievement and recognition;salary and status;working conditions;security;2 points;Question 33;Situational leadership theory (SLT) states that an R1 worker;who is unable and unwilling to perform a task responds best to a telling;leadership style.;True;False;2 points;Question 34;Goal-setting theory states that having specific goals;improves performance.;True;False;2 points;Question 35;According to Herzberg, what controls satisfaction and;motivation?;both intrinsic and extrinsic factors;extrinsic factors;extrinsic and security factors;intrinsic factors;2 points;Question 36;Permanent work groups are not likely to go through this;stage.;adjourning;forming;storming;norming;2 points;Question 37;Monica's boss allows her to make any decision she thinks is;important on the spot without consulting anyone. Monica's boss has this kind of;leadership style.;autocratic style;hands-on style;laissez-faire style;democratic style;2 points;Question 38;An individual who wants to buy a home in a neighborhood with;a low crime rate is satisfying which need?;physiological;esteem;safety;self-actualization;2 points (Extra Credit);Question 39;The ________ stage of the group development process is;complete when members begin to think of themselves as part of a group.;norming;performing;forming;storming;2 points;Question 40;In the group development process, the group carries out its;primary work during this stage.;norming;performing;storming;forming;2 points;Question 41;A theory that suggests that employees compare their inputs;and outputs from a job to the ratio of relevant others is known as ________.;equity theory;action motivation;reinforcement theory;goal setting;2 points;Question 42;Behavioral theories of leadership focused on ________.;who effective leaders were;what characteristics effective leaders had;what effective leaders did;how to identify effective leaders;2 points;Question 43;Most workers learn what is expected from them on the job;from group ________.;cohesiveness;norms;roles;size;2 points;Question 44;Group norms typically are established ________.;informally by the entire group;in the official organizational bylaws;by organizational leadership;formally by group leaders;2 points;Question 45;Which of the following is thought to best motivate;professionals?;high pay;status and power within the organization;challenging problems and important work;short hours and good working conditions;2 points;Question 46;This kind of work group brings individuals together from;different work disciplines with different knowledge and skills.;command group;formal group;cross-functional team;self-managed team;2 points;Question 47;What does Fiedler's least-preferred coworker questionnaire;measure?;the most effective leadership style;the most common leadership style among all leaders;leadership style of respondents who took the test;the least effective leadership style;2 points;Question 48;On a pro football team, empowerment might manifest itself in;which of the following?;more complicated plays and formations on the field;coach-to-helmet communication systems;players getting larger salaries;a player changing a planned play on the field;2 points;Question 49;Maslow argued that each level in the needs hierarchy must be;substantially satisfied before the next becomes dominant.;True;False;2 points;Question 50;Formal groups ________.;include people who share a common interest;include people who eat lunch together each day;meet at a regular time and place;are defined by an organization's structure;2 points;Question 51;According to Herzberg, which kind of characteristics are;most closely associated with job dissatisfaction?;the goals of the job;intrinsic things that come from within themselves;lack of advancement;extrinsic things that come from the outside


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