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    • MGT 307 FINAL EXAMCLICK HERE TO GET TRUSTED ANSWERS 1) Organizational behavior is an interdisciplinary body of knowledge with strong ties to all of the following disciplines EXCEPT: A. sociology. B. anthropology. C. psychology. D. physics. 2) Which of the following statements about organizational behavior is NOT accurate? A. organizational behavior seeks to improve the quality of work life. B. organizational behavior has strong ties to the behavioral sciences and allied social sciences. C. organizational behavior seeks to improve the performance of people, groups, and organizations. D. organizational behavior is divorced from the disciplines of political science and economics. 3) __________ is a multidisciplinary field devoted to understanding individual and group behavior, interpersonal processes, and organizational dynamics. A. performance management. B. organizational behavior. C. workgroup analysis. D. motivation. 4) Organizations are encouraged to develop a dominant and coherent set of __________. Although every member may not agree with them, all members will know they are important. A. common perceptions B. observable attitudes C. shared values D. implicit needs 5) In the context of the three important levels of cultural analysis in organizations, the level referred to as __________ can play a critical part in linking people together and can provide a powerful motivational mechanism for members of the culture. A. implicit culture B. shared values C. common culture D. observable culture 6) Which of the following statements about the management of organizational culture is NOT correct? A. corporate culture can be managed by using organizational development GO! GET A GRADE IN YOUR FINALS
    • techniques to modify specific elements of the culture that address both externaladaptation and internal integration. B. good managers are able to help build resilient cultures in situationswhere the features of strong cultures are absent. C. dictate rules from the top of the organization. D. corporate culture can be managed by directly modifying the observableculture, shared values, and common assumptions that deal with issues of externaladaptation.7) According to the research conducted on the nature of managerial work, which of thefollowing is false? A. managers spend much time working alone. B. managers work long hours. C. managers work with many communication media. D. managers work at fragmented and varied tasks.8) Scientific methods models are simplified views of reality that try to identify majorfactors and forces underlying real-world phenomenon. A. False B. True9) A person who is a __________ assumes a unique responsibility for work that isaccomplished largely through the efforts of other people. A. change agent B. human resources director C. manager or team leader D. team member10) Which of the following statements about the role of language in cross-culturalcommunication is NOT correct? A. Australia, Canada and the United States have low-context cultures. B. In low-context cultures, the message is rarely conveyed by the wordssomeone uses, with greater emphasis on the “context” in which the words arespoken. C. In high-context cultures, must of the message communicated must beinferred or interpreted from the context, which includes body language, the physicalsetting and past relationships. D. Members of low-context cultures are very explicit in using the spoken andwritten word.11) There are six sources of noise that are common to most interpersonal exchanges.These six sources are __________. A. mixed messages, cultural differences, absence of feedback, proximityproblems, absence of commitment to effective communication, and status effects. B. cultural differences, physical distractions, semantic problems, mixedmessages, absence of feedback, and status effects. C. tangible distractions, people problems, inconsistent messages, culturaldifferences, absence of prior planning, and absence of feedback. D. semantic problems, proximity problems, mixed messages, culturaldifferences, absence of planning, and status effects. GO! GET A GRADE IN YOUR FINALS
    • 12) __________ are important to spot since non-verbals can add insight into what isreallybeing said in face-to-face communication. A. Perceptual distractions. B. Mixed messages. C. Merged messages. D. Mangled messages.13) __________ may exist at all levels of responsibility, from the individual work unitcomposed of a team leader and team members to the top management teamcomposedof a CEO and other senior executives. A. Teams that evaluate things. B. Teams that run things. C. Teams that review things. D. Teams that make or do things.14) A high-performing team can be created by doing the all of the following EXCEPT: A. making sure members have the right skills. B. creating a sense of urgency. C. communicating high-performance standards. D. ensuring that new information is kept to a minimum.15) __________ typically work with a target completion date and disband once theirpurpose has been fulfilled.16) The conflict management style of __________ involves being both cooperative andassertive. This style is characterized by trying to fully satisfy everyone’s concerns byworking through differences and finding and solving problems so that everyone gains. A. compromise B. accommodation C. avoidance D. collaboration17) Suppose that a manager responds to a disagreement between subordinates bysaying: “I don’t want to get in the middle of your personal disputes.” This manager isusing which conflict management style? A. accommodation B. authoritative command C. avoidance D. unassertive18) Ken is being cooperative but unassertive with his employees during a conflictsituation. He tries to smooth over their differences but it only produces a false sense ofharmony among them. Ken is using which conflict management style? A. accommodation B. compromise C. avoidance D. competition GO! GET A GRADE IN YOUR FINALS
    • 19) Content theories attempt to explain work behaviors based on _______________. A. perceptions on-the-job. B. pathways to need satisfaction and the influence of blocked needs. C. the relationship between values and attitudes. D. the impact of individual ethics on business decisions.20) Process theories focus on _________________. A. when a person will react to specific management styles. B. who will be a more appropriate manager for an employee. C. how a person will respond to types of leadership direction. D. why a person decides to behave in a certain way relative to availablerewards and work opportunities.21) In the context of motivation, level refers to __________. A. the different needs that an individual is trying to satisfy. B. the consequences of an individual’s behavior. C. the length of time a person sticks with a given action. D. the amount of effort a person puts forth.22) Unlocking the full potential of teams and teamwork rich in diversity is one of thegreat advantages of high-performance organizations. A. True B. False23) Which of the following statements about heterogeneous teams is not accurate? A. research indicates that diversity among team members rarely createsperformance difficulties early in the team’s life or stage of development. B. unlocking the full potential of teams and teamwork rich in diversity is one ofthe great advantages of high-performance organizations. C. heterogeneous teams have members who are diverse in demography,experiences, life styles, and cultures, among other variables. D. diversity offers a rich pool of information, talent, and varied perspectives thatcan help improve team problem solving and increase creativity.24) Diversity offers a rich pool of information, talent, and varied perspectives that canhelp improve team problem solving and increase creativity. A. True B. False25) Stress is a state of tension experienced by individuals facing extraordinarydemands, constraints, or opportunities. A. True B. False26) Eustress has a negative impact on both attitudes and performance. A. True B. False27) Wellness involves maintaining physical and mental health to better deal with stresswhen it occurs. A. True B. False GO! GET A GRADE IN YOUR FINALS
    • 28) Which one of the following statements does NOT provide an accurate description ofStanley Milgram’s experiments?29) Milgram designed experiments to determine the extent to which people__________.30) In today’s modern organization the base for power and politics rests on a system ofauthority. Which of the following statements about legitimacy regarding power is NOTcorrect?31) High-performance teams have strong core values that help guide their attitudes andbehaviors in directions consistent with the team’s purpose. A. True B. False32) A high-performing team can be created by finding ways to create early successes,establishing clear rules for team behavior, setting the tone in the first team meeting,and, as a leader, modeling expected behaviors.33) A high-performing team can be created by communicating high-performancestandards, having members spend time together, creating a sense of urgency, makingsure members have the right skills, and rewarding high performance.34) All of the following statements about full-range leadership theory are true EXCEPT: A. FRLT is fast becoming the most commonly used leadership theory usedby organizations. B. the theory currently consists of nine factors including five transformational,three transactional one non-transactional factor. C. some scholars consider the FRLT as an approach that could serve as a generalleadership model that would trim or eliminate the numerous models now emphasizedtoday. D. the approach is built around revisions to Bass’ Multifactor LeadershipQuestionnaire.35) All of the following statements about shared leaderships are correct EXCEPT: A. leadership is restricted among a set of individuals who act in the role ofa superior. B. leadership today is not restricted simply to the vertical influence of a singleindividual but to other people as well. C. the key distinction between shared leadership and traditional models ofleadership is that the influence process involves more than just downward influence onsubordinates by an appointed or elective e leader. D. the influence process often involves peer or lateral influence.36) Four of the CLT leadership dimensions are: A. charismatic/value based, systematic, future orientation, performance driven. B. self-protective, autonomous, humane-oriented, team-oriented. C. implicit, explicit, specific, detailed. D. autonomous, participative, driven, focus-oriented.37) The obvious organizational design response to uncertainty and volatility is to optfor a more __________ form. GO! GET A GRADE IN YOUR FINALS
    • 38) Large systems tend to be susceptible to the __________, wherein managers fail tomonitor their environments, recognize the important trends, or sense the need forchange, and consequently their organizations slowly lose their competitive edge.39) The __________ and the __________ are important ways in which firms learn to co-evolveby altering their environments. GO! GET A GRADE IN YOUR FINALS