MGT 501 Final Take Home Test - FINAL EXAM MGT 501...

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FINAL EXAM MGT 501- Organizations and Operations The exam consists of 10 questions and each question carry equal points. Students should use the concepts of organizations behavior and operations management as indicated and suggested in each question. For further clarity, I would suggest students to use examples from book or organizations to clearly explain your point. Maximum word limit is 300 words for each question. There is NO need to provide any citations and references for your comments. Do keep in mind the academic policy regarding the plagiarism. Organization Behavior Q.1 Explain the play of surface-level similarity and deep-level diversity in a workplace environment with the help of an example. OR Q.1 Discuss the effects of diversity within a group on group performance. Explain with the help of an example. Q.2 Describe a workplace example of how people seek consistency among their attitudes and their behavior by reducing cognitive dissonance. Then, sort your example into the three main components of attitudes. Q.3. Andrew is a software tester. He runs through the same types of programs day after day looking for bugs and reporting them. He is taking night classes on programming. Often, he knows the best solution to many of the bugs, but he is still learning to code. Describe two job characteristics that Andrew is striving to improve, and explain two ways that Andrew's manager can redesign his current job to help him reach his goals. Q.4 Nora Elm is a newly appointed HR manager at Seven Oaks, a famous PR firm that is not doing too well at present. As she assumed the post of the HR manager, everyone impressed upon her the need to energize the employees and motivate them to give their best to the job. After she met with the employees
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