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Intro to Organizational Psych Winter 2009 Psych 260: Exam 2 Short Answer Questions: TWO of the following 12 short answer questions will appear on Exam 2 (4/20/09). 1. According to the textbook, transcultural leaders will need training to develop skills in five areas. Name and describe three of the areas. 2. Organizations are highly motivated to build social identity among employees. Name and describe three ways in which social identities can be strengthened. 3. You have just been offered a highly competitive job, and the recruiter says they will call you back tomorrow afternoon to work out the specifics. You have twenty-four hours before the call. Based on lecture and discussion, describe three things you will do during this time to prepare for the call. 4. Describe three ways failure can help a group in the future. 5. What are the characteristics of the initial phase, calendar midpoint, and end point in the life cycles of groups? Give examples of how your project group addressed the
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Unformatted text preview: issues in each phase over this semester. 6. According to lecture, describe the 4 main ingredients of effective group design. 7. According to Ginnett’s CTA article “Airline Cockpit Crew”, what 4 behaviors do effective captains consistently exhibit? 8. In lecture, 3 techniques to reduce process losses were described. Describe these techniques. 9. Define both explicit and implicit cultural differences between organizations. Give an example of one implicit and one explicit cultural “faultline” that existed when EuroDisney was initially created. 10. Describe the difference between relational and task cultures, and how this difference affects one work-related outcome. 11. How does Orpheus create substitutes for leadership? 12. What would you expect from a political leader whose power motivation is greater than his/her achievement motivation and vice versa?...
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