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Chapter 01 Introduction to Organizational Behavior 1. (p. 5-6) World trade is growing at a slower rate than is world gross domestic product. FALSE As a result of global integration, the rate of world trade is growing faster than is world gross domestic product. That is, the trading of goods and services among nations has been increasing faster than the world production of goods. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #1 2. (p. 6) A culturally diverse workforce is becoming a reality in the United States. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #2 3. (p. 6) In recent years, Japan and China have become racially diverse societies. FALSE Japan and China are basically homogeneous societies in terms of race. Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #3 4. (p. 7) African-Americans are one of the slowest-growing groups in the U.S. employee workforce. FALSE African-Americans are one of the fastest-growing groups in the U.S. employee workforce, as are Asians and Hispanics. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #4 1
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5. (p. 7) In a general sense, technology is the process that converts raw materials or intellectual capital into products or services. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #5 6. (p. 8) Technology can yield a competitive advantage only when it is utilized effectively. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #6 7. (p. 9) Information is a commodity that, when applied effectively, can result in higher growth and productivity. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #7 8. (p. 9) The formal and modern study of management started in Babylonia, around 5000 B.C. FALSE The formal and modern study of management started around 1900. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #8 9. (p. 10) A common body of management knowledge had been developed prior to the rise of the Roman Empire. FALSE There was no common body of knowledge or theoretical basis for managing the Roman Empire or building the Great Pyramid of Cheops. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #9 2
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10. (p. 10) A new industrial era began in the United States around the time of the Civil War. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #10 11. (p. 10) According to Frederick W. Taylor, father of scientific management, management and labor must operate independently to achieve the maximum good for society. FALSE According to Frederick W. Taylor, management and labor must cooperate to achieve the maximum good for society. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #11 12. (p. 10) Frederick Taylor, father of scientific management, stated that there should be an almost equal division of work and responsibility between managers and non-managers. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 01 #12 13. (p. 11) Organizational Behavior (OB) is considered a way of thinking. TRUE
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