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Chap010 - Chapter 10 - Groups and Teams Chapter 10 Groups...

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Chapter 10 - Groups and Teams Chapter 10 Groups and Teams True / False Questions 1. Teams share a culture, a set of rituals and processes, and a philosophy in working together. True False 2. Interaction between group members must include face-to-face verbal exchanges. True False 3. If there is no common goal or purpose, there is no group. True False 4. Most employees will be members of a formal group based on their seniority in the organization. True False 5. The authority relationship between a senior nurse and her subordinates is an example of a task group. True False 6. A task group is comprised of employees who work together to complete a particular task or project. True False 7. The doctors assigned to duty in the emergency room of a hospital constitute an interest group. True False 10-1
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Chapter 10 - Groups and Teams 8. The objectives of interest groups are closely related to those of the organization. True False 9. Proximity makes it easier to determine areas of common attraction. True False 10. In many cases, groups form because individuals believe they can derive greater economic benefits from their jobs if they organize. True False 11. Unlike individuals, groups do not learn from experience. True False 12. It is essential that conflict be suppressed during the storming stage. True False 13. Factors that may influence the pattern of group development include the environment in which the group operates and group members' awareness of time and deadlines. True False 14. All else being equal, homogenous groups are less likely to be cohesive than heterogeneous ones. True False 15. The enacted role is the set of behaviors that a person in a position believes he or she should enact. True False 10-2
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Chapter 10 - Groups and Teams 16. As a rule, there is good agreement between expected and perceived roles in permanent groups. True False 17. Group norms are formed only with respect to things that have significance for the group. True False 18. Group norms must be formally stated in order to be known by all group members. True False 19. Research indicates that persons of high intelligence are more likely to conform to group norms than less intelligent individuals. True False 20. Authoritarian personality types conform less than do non-authoritarians. True False 21. Conformity may be more difficult to obtain in larger groups. True False 22. The degree of conformity with group norms can be influenced by cultural factors. True False 23. A formal group always has a formal leader. True False 10-3
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Chapter 10 - Groups and Teams 24. Cohesiveness must be stronger than the forces pulling members away from the group in order for the members to remain in the group. True False 25. In general, as the cohesiveness of a work group increases , the level of conformity to group norms decreases .
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