Mastery Quiz 12

Mastery Quiz 12 - Mastery Quiz 12 Student 1 Which of the...

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Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Which of the following statements about counterpower in organizational relationships is TRUE? A. Counterpower is like an umbrella; it prevents anyone else from having any power over you. B. Counterpower is used by the stronger party to prevent the weaker party from leaving the relationship. C. Counterpower is the weaker party's power to maintain the stronger party's continued participation in the relationship. D. Counterpower is one of the ways that people have power by coping with uncertainty. E. Counterpower is a personality characteristic of people who crave power. 2. Organizational politics typically involves: A. an unconscious attempt to increase your own power. B. a conscious attempt to motivate others to work harder for the firm. C. attempts to influence others to promote personal objectives D. helping other employees to fulfill their needs through organizational activities. E. none of these. 3. Which of the following is NOT a strategy for coping with uncertainty? A. Prevention B. Substitution C. Forecasting D. Absorption E. None of these is a strategy for coping with uncertainty. 4. Employees who engage in networking tend to: A. be less powerful in the long run. B. develop their referent power. C. have a low level of Machiavellianism. D. develop their legitimate power.
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2011 for the course MHR 318 taught by Professor Manning during the Winter '08 term at Cal Poly Pomona.

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