Ch11 TF - Chapter 11(True/False) Developing and Leading...

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Chapter 11—(True/False) Developing and Leading Teams TRUE/FALSE 1. In Learning from Experience: IT Leadership Team at Regions Financial, team members who score similarly high scores on an analytical-thinking test. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 319-320 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Recall 2. In Learning from Experience: IT Leadership Team at Regions Financial, when first formed, group members were more focused on their individual functions. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 319-320 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Recall 3. The ability to develop, support, facilitate, and lead groups to achieve organizational goals is part of the teams competency. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 320 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Recall 4. The capacity to emphasize hierarchical power and single-handed leadership authority in a group setting to maintain an effective command and control structure is part of the teams competency. ANS: F The teams competency involves the ability to develop, support, facilitate, and lead groups to achieve organizational goals. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 320 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 5. A group is any number of people who often communicate with one another over a period of time, share goals, and are few enough so that each individual may communicate with all the others, person- to-person. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 320 OBJ: 11-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 6. A team is any number of people who often communicate with one another over a period of time, share goals, and are few enough so that each individual may communicate with all the others, person-to- person. ANS: F This is the definition of a group. A team is defined as a small number of employees with complementary competencies who are committed to common performance goals and working relationships for which they hold themselves mutually accountable. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 320 OBJ: 11-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Recall
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7. A person might classify a group that rejects their efforts to obtain membership as a hot group. ANS: F A person might classify a group that rejects their efforts to obtain membership as an closed group. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 320 OBJ: 11-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 8. A person might classify a group that accepts their efforts to obtain membership as an open group. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 320 OBJ: 11-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 9. In organizations, two basic types of groups of interest are friendship groups, which are informal groups, and task groups, which are formal groups. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 320 OBJ: 11-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Group Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 10. Friendship groups are established by managers to meet subordinates' social needs. ANS: F
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Ch11 TF - Chapter 11(True/False) Developing and Leading...

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