Ch9 - Ch9 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best...

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Ch9 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. A group is a collection of two or more persons with common interests or objectives, whereas a team: a. consists of two or more persons who are loosely tied together, yet each member works independently b. may be dozens of people who are quickly as- sembled to perform a task that may only take a few minutes c. has several persons but the performance or contribution of any particular member is in- consequential for the team's output d. is usually a small number of people with com- plementary skills who are committed to a common goal for which they are mutually ac- countable ____ 2. A team-oriented work environment places emphasis on: a. empowerment and collaboration b. power and authority or the distribution of power among team members c. internal competition d. hierarchical control by top management ____ 3. Teams are appropriate where: a. the knowledge and talent of workers are dis- persed across members and require integration b. tasks are independent and complex c. tasks are simple and routine d. knowledge and talent is placed in highly skilled individuals ____ 4. The standards that a work group uses to evaluate the behavior of its members are called: a. role congruence b. expectation consistency c. norms of behavior d. superordinate goals ____ 5. Social loafing is usually: a. a norm of behavior within a group b. supportive of the development of group cohe- sion c. detrimental to the group and may cause inter- personal conflict within the group d. a stimulant to increased group performance
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____ 6. People may engage in immoral acts or even violent behavior as committed members of their group when: a. group cohesion declines b. social loafing is emphasized c. there is a loss of individuality d. there is not a norm for moral behavior
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2012 for the course MGMT 302 taught by Professor Greene during the Spring '09 term at CSU San Bernardino.

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Ch9 - Ch9 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best...

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