ManagementOnlineTest3 - 1(Points 2.0 Paying an employee $10...

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Unformatted text preview: 1. (Points: 2.0) Paying an employee $10 for every 20 units he or she produces is an example of a _____ schedule of reinforcement. 1. continuous 2. fixed ratio 3. variable ratio 4. fixed interval 5. variable interval 2. (Points: 2.0) Production teams tend to have a _____ degree of technical specialization and a _____ degree of coordination with other work units. 1. low; low 2. low; high 3. moderate; moderate 4. high; low 5. high; high 3. (Points: 2.0) The _____ technique reduces the roadblocks to group decision making by separating idea generation from evaluation, promoting balanced participation among members, and incorporating mathematical voting techniques in order to reach consensus. 1. brainstorming 2. aided-analytic 3. nominal group 4. Delphi 5. Scenario 4. (Points: 2.0) Historical cues, the scenario technique, and relying on the perceptions of others are all ways of ____. 1. generating a solution 2. implementing a solution 3. selecting a solution 4. identifying a problem 5. evaluating a solution 5. (Points: 2.0) Which of the following is an example of an organizational function of a formal group? 1. Reduce anxieties and feelings of insecurity. 2. Satisfy the individual's need for affiliation. 3. Socialize and train newcomers. 4. Give individuals an opportunity to test and share their perceptions of social reality. 5. Provide a problem-solving mechanism for interpersonal problems. 6. (Points: 2.0) Personal feelings of self-satisfaction and accomplishment are examples of _____ rewards. 1. extrinsic 2. social 3. intrinsic 4. material 5. Financial 7. (Points: 2.0) People with a(n) _____ decision-making style work well with others and enjoy social interactions in which opinions are openly exchanged. These individuals are warm, supportive, and prefer verbal to written communication. However, they might have a hard time saying no to others and have difficulty making difficult decisions. 1. directive 2. analytical 3. conceptual 4. behavioral 5. Optimal 8. (Points: 2.0) _____ teams require creative problem solving, which often involves the application of specialized knowledge. 1. Project 2. Advice 3. Production 4. Functional 5. Action 9. (Points: 2.0) According to research on group processes, ___. 1. role conflict facilitates group development 2. the credibility of peer feedback decreases as the group develops through successive stages 3. interpersonal feedback decreases as the group develops through successive stages 4. a participative leadership style is most effective early in group development 5. uncertainty about group deadlines disrupts group development 10. (Points: 2.0) According to Tuckman's five-stage theory of group development, the _____ stage is when questions about authority and power are resolved through unemotional, matter-of-fact group discussion....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course BUSI 3720 taught by Professor Jhonson during the Spring '11 term at University of North Texas Health Science Center.

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