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Testing your groups and teams iq


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Testing your groups and teams iq

  1. 1. Testing Your Groups and Teams IQ ADLT 612 – Spring 2011 Learning in Groups and Teams
  2. 2. <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><li>Interdependent relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Mutual influence </li></ul><ul><li>Level of interaction </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul><ul><li>a, b, and c </li></ul>Which of these criteria differentiate between a “group” and a collection of people:
  3. 3. <ul><li>Control and influence </li></ul><ul><li>Meeting personal needs and goals </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance and intimacy </li></ul><ul><li>Identity </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul><ul><li>a, b, and d </li></ul>Which of the following are problems that people experience when entering a new group?
  4. 4. Which of the following statements express true differences between groups and teams: <ul><li>Teams exist only in work organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Team members must work interdependently to accomplish goals </li></ul><ul><li>Teams usually have the power to control at least part of their operations, including decisions </li></ul><ul><li>a and b </li></ul><ul><li>b and c </li></ul>
  5. 5. When we refer to group process, we are talking about …. <ul><li>How the group goes about its work </li></ul><ul><li>The relationships of group members to one another </li></ul><ul><li>The relationship between group members and the task they are to accomplish </li></ul><ul><li>None of the above </li></ul>
  6. 6. The context in which the group works refers to: <ul><li>Having a clear mission and vision </li></ul><ul><li>Rewards consistent with objectives and team design </li></ul><ul><li>A supportive culture </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict management and communication skills </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul><ul><li>a, b, and c </li></ul>
  7. 7. The first “stage” in group development is: <ul><li>A period of self-oriented behavior by group members </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment of task roles to individual members </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring that each member has an equal role and equal influence in the group </li></ul><ul><li>b and c </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>
  8. 8. Which of the following are ways to encourage cohesiveness in a group to enable it to become a team: <ul><li>Increase contact time </li></ul><ul><li>Build perceptions of others in the group as likeable </li></ul><ul><li>Promote group identification </li></ul><ul><li>Create opportunities for self-disclosure </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplish something </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage external threats </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul><ul><li>a, c, d, and e </li></ul>
  9. 9. Successful development of a team depends upon: <ul><li>Sufficient power and authority to make and implement decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Complex, important, and challenging tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Leaders to orient them to their goals </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on both the task at hand and development of relationships among members </li></ul><ul><li>a, c, and d </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>
  10. 10. Which of the following is true about conflict in a group or team: <ul><li>Conflict is bad and should be avoided </li></ul><ul><li>Given time, all conflicts can be resolved to everyone’s satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict is a necessary and often beneficial part of team development </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy conflict consists of legitimate differences of opinion about tasks </li></ul><ul><li>a and b </li></ul><ul><li>c and d </li></ul>