Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 Student 1 Drawbacks of inefficient meetings include all of the following EXCEPT A inefficiency contributes to an atmosphere of

Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 Student 1 Drawbacks of inefficient...

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Chapter 8Student: ___________________________________________________________________________1.Drawbacks of inefficient meetings include all of the following EXCEPT A. inefficiency contributes to an atmosphere of cynicism.B. ineffective meetings reduce an organization's productivity.C. unproductive meetings in U.S. businesses waste as much as $37 billion annually.D. meetings give ambitious workers a much-needed break from their individual tasks.2.Loretta is a member of a small research team that is working on developing a vaccine for swine flu. Once a week team members meet to share their most recent findings. These gatherings illustrate the _________________ function of meetings. 3.A small team of salesmen were having a problem with their current product. They decided to have a meeting to develop potential solutions and to eliminate the existing flaws. As a result of their meeting, the company implemented the suggestions they offered, which led to a significant increase in their sales. According to the text, which of the following types of meetings did this group of salesmen engage in? 4.If a meeting served a social rather than a task function, which type of meeting would it be? 5.As the owner of a small computer store, Sandra decided that the best way to improve company morale was to hold weekly meetings to allow her employees to interact on a social level. As a result, Sandra's employees became more committed to the company and to one another because they began to form interpersonal relationships with one another. Which of the following types of meetings did Sandra organize? A. ritual activityB. problem-solvingC. decision-makingD. information-sharing6.All of the following are the intended purposes of ritual activity meetings except: 7.Which of the following is true about telephone conferences?
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