OB12_TIF10 - Chapter 10 Understanding Work Teams MULTIPLE...

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Chapter 10 Understanding Work Teams MULTIPLE CHOICE Why Have Work Teams Become So Popular? 1. Teams typically outperform individuals when the tasks being completed _____. a. require multiple skills b. require judgment c. require experience d. all of the above e. none of the above (d; Moderate; p. 338) 2. Which of the following helps explain the current popularity of teams? Teams _____. a. are easier to manage b. are a way to better utilize employee talents c. are less expensive d. promote socialization e. are very efficient (b; Easy; p. 338) 3. Which of the following does not explain the current popularity of teams? Teams _____. a. outperform individuals when the tasks require multiple skills b. enable organizations to better utilize employee talents c. are a means to increase employee motivation d. allow employee independence in making operating decisions e. outperform individuals when the tasks require experience (d; Moderate; p. 338) 4. Teams generally have a(n) _____ impact on employee motivation. a. inconsistent b. unknown c. positive d. discouraging e. neutral (c; Moderate; p. 339) Differences Between Groups and Teams 5. Which of the following statements best defines a work group? a. The performance of a work group is generally greater than the sum of its inputs from individual members. b. A work group interacts primarily to share information, rather than to engage in work that requires joint effort. c. A work group consists of 3 or more people who take on self-supervising responsibilities. d. A work group consists of 3 or more people from across departmental or functional lines. e. A work group is a group comprised of 10 or more people. (b; Challenging; p. 339) 6. Which of the following qualities is not found in work groups? a. energy b. enthusiasm c. synergy d. objectives 197
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e. security (c; Moderate; p. 339) 7. _____ results in a level of performance that is greater than the sum of the individual inputs. a. Synergy b. Enthusiasm c. Energy d. Initiative e. Inversion (a; Moderate; p. 339) Types of Teams 8. Which is not one of the most common types of teams? a. problem-solving b. interdepartmental c. self-managed d. virtual e. cross functional (b; Easy; p. 340) 9. Which type of team meets to discuss ways to improve quality, efficiency, and the work environment? a. self-managed b. virtual c. problem-solving d. cross-functional e. committee (c; Easy; p. 340) 10. Which of the following types of teams would most likely be assembled to improve the efficiency of a company’s production process? a. cross-functional b. problem-solving c. self-managed d. virtual e. co-evolving (b; Moderate; p. 340) 11. Which of the following types of teams would most likely empower its team members to make work-related decisions?
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