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Chapter 02 - The External Environment and Organizational Culture 2-12 34. (p. 72) A strong organization culture is one in which everyone understands and believes in the firm's goals, priorities and practices. TRUE AACSB: Analytic Bloom's: Knowledge Learning Objective: 02-07 Discuss how an organization's culture affects its response to its external environment. Level of Difficulty: Easy Topic: Culture and the Internal Environment of Organizations 35. (p. 74) Stories told by employees almost never have any connection to the true culture of the organization. FALSE The stories people tell carry a lot of information about the company's culture. Every company has its myths, legends, and true stories about important past decisions and actions that convey the company's main values. AACSB: Analytic Bloom's: Comprehension Learning Objective: 02-07 Discuss how an organization's culture affects its response to its external environment. Level of Difficulty: Medium Topic: Culture and the Internal Environment of Organizations Multiple Choice Questions 36. (p. 48) Organizations that are affected by and that affect their environment are called A. inputs. B. outputs. C. open systems. D. closed systems. E. social systems. AACSB: Analytic Bloom's: Knowledge Learning Objective: 02-01 Describe how environmental forces influence organizations and how organizations can influence their environments. Level of Difficulty: Easy Topic: Management Close-Up Chapter 02 - The External Environment and Organizational Culture 2-13 37. (p. 48) Amy Jane, a new manager at Delectable Baked goods, has been asked to focus on the competitive environment of the organization. Which of these factors is among those that Amy Jane should focus on? A. Government policies B. Demographics C. Suppliers D. Technology E. Social factors The competitive environment is composed of the firm and its rivals, suppliers, customers (buyers), new entrants, and substitute or complementary products. AACSB: Analytic Bloom's: Application Learning Objective: 02-01 Describe how environmental forces influence organizations and how organizations can influence their environments. Level of Difficulty: Hard Topic: Management Close-Up 38. (p. 49) Using international bribery as a business tactic is illegal for U.S. firms. This statement reflects which type of environmental force at work? A. Competitive B. Economic C. Legal/political D. Societal values E. Demographics An example of laws and regulations in the macroenvironment is the U.S. government's standards regarding briberyit is considered illegal. AACSB: Analytic Bloom's: Comprehension Learning Objective: 02-02 Distinguish between the macroenvironment and the competitive environment. ... View Full Document

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