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Mgt 307 guide 5  7) A person who is a __________ assumes a unique responsibility for work that is accomplished largely through the efforts of other people.  	A.	 	change agent 	B.	 	human resources director 	C.	 	manager or team leader 	D.	 	team member
 

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7) A person who is a __________ assumes a unique responsibility for work that is accomplished largely through the efforts of other people.
A. change agent
B. human resources director
C. manager or team leader
D. team member

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    Mgt 307 guide 5  7) A person who is a __________ assumes a unique responsibility for work that is accomplished largely through the efforts of other people.  	A.	 	change agent 	B.	 	human resources director 	C.	 	manager or team leader 	D.	 	team member Mgt 307 guide 5 7) A person who is a __________ assumes a unique responsibility for work that is accomplished largely through the efforts of other people. A. change agent B. human resources director C. manager or team leader D. team member Document Transcript

    • MGT 307 Guide 5 Click Here To Buy The Tutorial1) Organizational behavior goals include all of the following EXCEPT: A. improve the quality of overall work life. B. improve the level of organizational profits. C. improve the performance of organizations. D. improve the performance of people.2) __________ is a multidisciplinary field devoted to understanding individual and groupbehavior, interpersonal processes, and organizational dynamics. A. performance management. B. workgroup analysis. C. motivation. D. organizational behavior.3) Organizational behavior is an interdisciplinary body of knowledge with strong ties to all ofthe following disciplines EXCEPT: A. sociology.
    • B. physics. C. anthropology. D. psychology.4) Which of the following statements about the management of organizational culture is NOTcorrect? A. corporate culture can be managed by using organizational developmenttechniques to modify specific elements of the culture that address both external adaptationand internal integration. B. corporate culture can be managed by directly modifying the observableculture, shared values, and common assumptions that deal with issues of external adaptation. C. dictate rules from the top of the organization. D. good managers are able to help build resilient cultures in situationswhere the features of strong cultures are absent.5) In the context of the three important levels of cultural analysis in organizations, the levelreferred to as __________ can play a critical part in linking people together and can provide apowerful motivational mechanism for members of the culture. A. implicit culture B. observable culture C. common culture D. shared values6) Three important levels of cultural analysis in organizations are __________.
    • A. observable culture, shared values, and common assumptions. B. shared objectives, shared values, and shared mission. C. explicit culture, implicit culture, and common assumptions. D. implicit culture, shared values, and common experiences.7) A person who is a __________ assumes a unique responsibility for work that is accomplishedlargely through the efforts of other people. A. change agent B. human resources director C. manager or team leader D. team member8) Henry Mintzberg identified a set of roles that managers perform. These roles are groupedinto which of the following three categories? A. interpersonal, informational, and decisional. B. strategic, informational, and political. C. supervisory, authoritarian, and decisional. D. interpersonal, strategic, and decisional.9) Scientific methods models are simplified views of reality that try to identify major factors andforces underlying real-world phenomenon. A. False
    • B. True10) The difficulties with cross-cultural communication are perhaps most obvious with respect to__________. A. religious differences B. language differences C. lifestyle differences D. geographic differences11) __________ are important to spot since non-verbals can add insight into what is reallybeing said in face-to-face communication. A. Perceptual distractions. B. Mixed messages. C. Merged messages. D. Mangled messages.12) Which of the following statements about cross-cultural communication is NOT accurate? A.gestures mean basically the same thing in various cultures of the world. B.ethnocentrism can easily create communication problems among people of diversebackgrounds. C.
    • people must always exercise caution when communicating with people of different nationalcultures. D.people must always exercise caution when communicating with people of differentgeographical or ethnic groupings within one country.13) Each of the following is a characteristic of high-performance teams EXCEPT: A. high-performance teams have members who focus on individual effortand excellence. B. high-performance teams turn a general sense of purpose into specificperformance objectives. C. members of high-performance teams have the right mix of skills. D. high-performance teams have strong core values.14) __________ may exist at all levels of responsibility, from the individual work unit composedof a team leader and team members to the top management team composed of a CEO andother senior executives. A. teams that evaluate things. B. teams that run things. C. teams that review things. D. teams that make or do things.15) __________ typically work with a target completion date and disband once their purposehas been fulfilled.
    • A. teams that study things. B. teams that run things. C. teams that recommend things. D. teams that review things.16) The conflict management style of __________ involves being both cooperative andassertive. This style is characterized by trying to fully satisfy everyone’s concerns by workingthrough differences and finding and solving problems so that everyone gains. A. compromise B. accommodation C. avoidance D. collaboration17) Sheila is assertive and uncooperative in dealing with others during conflict. She goes againstthe wishes of others and uses her authority to gain compliance. Sheila uses which conflictmanagement style? A. accommodation B. collaboration C. competition D. compromise
    • 18) Whenever he is involved in a disagreement, Harry tries to partially satisfy both his concernsand the other party’s concerns through bargaining and appropriate trade-offs. Harry uses whichconflict management style? A. compromise B. accommodation C. avoidance D. collaboration19) Which of the following is the correct order of Maslow’s needs from the lowest (lower-orderneed) to the highest (higher-order need)? A. physiological, safety, social, esteem, and self-actualization. B. social, esteem, self-actualization, physiological, and safety. C. safety, social, physiological, esteem, and self-actualization. D. physiological, social, safety, self-actualization, and esteem.20) In the context of motivation, direction refers to __________. A. the different needs that an individual is trying to satisfy. B. an individual’s choice when presented with a number of possiblealternatives. C. the length of time a person sticks with a given action. D. the consequences of an individual’s behavior.21) Content theories attempt to explain work behaviors based on _______________.
    • A. perceptions on-the-job. B. the impact of individual ethics on business decisions. C. the relationship between values and attitudes. D. pathways to need satisfaction and the influence of blocked needs.22) Research indicates that diversity among team members rarely creates performancedifficulties early in the team’s life or stage of development. A. True B. False23) Diversity offers a rich pool of information, talent, and varied perspectives that can helpimprove team problem solving and increase creativity. A. True B. False24) Even though homogeneous teams may struggle in the short run to resolve issues, they arealso likely to develop enhanced performance potential once things are worked out. A. True B. False25) Job burnout manifests itself as a loss of interest in and satisfaction with a job due tostressful working conditions. A. True
    • B. False26) Stress is a state of tension experienced by individuals facing extraordinary demands,constraints, or opportunities. A. True B. False27) Employee assistance programs are designed to provide help to employees who areexperiencing personal problems and the stress associated with them. A. True B. False28) Directives falling within the zone of indifference are __________. A. obeyed. B. rejected. C. subjected to slight scrutiny. D. subjected to severe scrutiny.29) 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 NOT correct? A. in firms, the legitimacy of those at the top increasingly derives from theirpositions as representatives for various constituencies.
    • B. in other societies, “higher authority” does not have a bureaucratic ororganizational reference but consists of those with moral authority such as tribal chiefs,religious leaders, etc. C. in U.S. firms, “higher authority” denotes those close to the top of thecorporate pyramid. D. senior managers may justify their lofty positions within organizations byseparating themselves from stockholders.30) Which one of the following statements does NOT provide an accurate description of StanleyMilgram’s experiments? A. the experimental results revealed that 35 percent of the subjectssubjected the “learner” to the maximum level of shock and the remaining 65 percent refused toobey the experimenter at various intermediate points. B. experimental subjects were instructed to give what they believed weresuccessively higher levels of electric shocks to people who missed the word pairs C. Milgram designed a series of experiments to determine the extent towhich people obey the commands of an authority figure, even if they believe they areendangering the life of another person. D. the basic conclusion of Milgram’s studies is there is a tendency forindividuals to comply with and be obedient to authority.31) A high-performing team can be created by communicating high-performance standards,having members spend time together, creating a sense of urgency, making sure members havethe right skills, and rewarding high performance. A. True B. False
    • 32) 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 aleader, modeling expected behaviors. A. True B. False33) High-performance teams have strong core values that help guide their attitudes andbehaviors in directions consistent with the team’s purpose. A. True B. False34) Four of the CLT leadership dimensions are: A. charismatic/value based, systematic, future orientation, performancedriven. B. autonomous, participative, driven, focus-oriented. C. self-protective, autonomous, humane-oriented, team-oriented. D. implicit, explicit, specific, detailed.35) All of the following statements about full-range leadership theory are true EXCEPT: A. C. FRLT is fast becoming the most commonly used leadership theory usedby organizations.
    • B. B. the approach is built around revisions to Bass’ Multifactor LeadershipQuestionnaire. C. A. the theory currently consists of nine factors including fivetransformational, three transactional one non-transactional factor. D. D. some scholars consider the FRLT as an approach that could serve as ageneral leadership model that would trim or eliminate the numerous models now emphasizedtoday.36) Often self-leadership activities are divided into these three broad categories: A. focus, ambiguous and unfocused strategies. B. cognitive, behavior and emotional strategies. C. behavior focused, natural reward and constructive thought patternstrategies. D. bottom-up, top-down and middle strategies.37) One of the foremost trends in management involves using information technology tostreamline operations and reduce staff in order to lower costs and raise productivity. A. False B. True38) Large systems tend to be susceptible to the boiled frog phenomenon, wherein managers failto monitor their environments, recognize the important trends, or sense the need for change,and consequently their organizations slowly lose their competitive edge. A. True B. False
    • 39) The __________ and the __________ are important ways in which firms learn to co-evolveby altering their environments. A. use of corporate philanthropy… influence of governments B. management of networks… influence of governments C. influence of governments…development of alliances D. management of networks…development of alliances