Mastery Quiz 16

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Mastery Quiz 16 Mastery Quiz 16 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Organizational socialization is best described as a process of: A. cooperation and stability. B. power and restructuring. C. negotiation and concession-making. D. learning and adaptation. E. None of these describes the process of organizational socialization. 2. In a merger, the process of diagnosing cultural relations between the companies and determining the extent to which cultural clashes will likely occur is called: A. organizational socialization. B. deculturation. C. knowledge management. D. bicultural audit. E. none of these describes the diagnosis process. 3. Which type of socialization agent usually provides new employees with technical information, performance feedback, and information about job duties? A. Coworkers B. Supervisors C. Senior executives D. Subordinates E. A one-day orientation session held within the first month of employment. 4. The three stages of organizational socialization, in order, are: A. prehire, pre-employment, post-hire. B. newcomer, insider, outsider. C. student, employee, retiree. D. pre-employment, encounter, role management. E. anticipation, encounter, disillusionment.
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strong sense of responsibility for the organization's performance. SuperTech likely has: A. a weak organizational culture. B. a strong counterculture. C. relatively few artifacts representing the organization's culture. D. a culture that is misaligned with its external environment. E. an adaptive culture. 6. Which of the following is an artifact rather than an element of organizational culture? A. Values B. Language C. Assumptions D. Beliefs E. Both language and assumptions are artifacts. 7. Corporate leaders can best improve the ethical conduct of their employees by: A. embedding ethical values in the corporate culture. B. having a weak corporate culture. C. hiding any artifacts that represent the organization's dominant culture. D. destroying or weakening a subcultures within the organization. E. having all of these conditions. 8. Which of the following is a spawning ground for emerging corporate culture values? A. Subcultures B. Bicultural audits C. Artifacts D. The actions of the company's founder E. None of these 9. Which of the following is a characteristic of an adaptive corporate culture? A. Employees hold a common mental model that the organization's success depends on their personal wellbeing. B. Employees believe that it is both necessary and inevitable to keep pace with a changing external environment. C. Employees wait for opportunities to arrive. D. Employees tend to take the view that any activity beyond their job description is not their job.
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