CraftingAndExecuting Strategy Concepts and Cases_MCQ_2

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1 Coercive power is the power exercised by use of fear of punishment for errors of either omission or commission by employees. A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): TRUE 2 Barriers associated with a manager's tendency to look at issues from a biased or limited perspective are known as A) systemic barriers. B) behavioral barriers. C) political barriers. D) barriers to exit. Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): B 3 Poor organizational design by leaders can result in all of the following except A) insufficient mechanisms that integrate and coordinate activities across the firm. B) inadequate accountability among managers and employees. C) inappropriate budgeting and control systems. D) teams, systems, and organizational processes that facilitate implementation. Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): D 4 Three key interdependent strategic leadership activities are: designing the organization; determining its direction; and, nurturing a culture dedicated to excellence and ethical behavior. A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): TRUE 5 A compliance-based approach to ethics management combines a concern for law with an emphasis on managerial responsibility for ethical behavior. A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): FALSE 6 The following two components of emotional intelligence (EI) deal with a person's ability to manage relationships with others: A) motivation and self-awareness. B) self regulation and empathy. C) empathy and social skill. D) motivation and empathy. Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): C 7 The "bottom-up" perspective of empowerment A) clarifies the organization's values and mission. B) builds teams to encourage cooperative behavior. C) communicates specific plans. D) encourages employees to "ask permission rather than forgiveness." Points Earned: 0.0/0.3 Correct Answer(s): B 8 Successful learning organizations have a proactive, creative approach to the unknown. A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): TRUE 9 There are many advantages of an ethical organization, but it generally has little to do with employee commitment and motivation to excel. A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): FALSE 10 Empathy, one of the components of emotional intelligence (EI), refers to one's proficiency in managing relationships and building networks. A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): FALSE 11 An effective way to instill ethical behavior in an organization is to distribute rewards strictly on the basis of outcomes. A) True B) False Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): FALSE
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12 At Whole Foods, the "no secrets" management philosophy allows employees access to most of the company's operating and financial data. This is an example of A) information sharing. B) employee advocacy. C) bottom-up empowerment. D) internal benchmarking. Points Earned: 0.3/0.3 Correct Answer(s): A 13 Which of the following statements would least likely be found in a corporate credo? A)
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course BUS 5480 taught by Professor Nwabueze during the Fall '11 term at FIT.

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