02 - Chapter 02 Organizational Culture 1. (p. 36)...

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Chapter 02 Organizational Culture 1. (p. 36) Organizations are able to operate most efficiently when shared values exist among the employees. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #1 2. (p. 36) Values are a society's ideas about what is right or wrong, such as the belief that hurting someone is immoral. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #2 3. (p. 37) The extent to which subordinates accept unequal power is the same across countries. FALSE The acceptance of unequal power differs across countries. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #3 4. (p. 37) In countries in which people display low power distance , employees acknowledge the boss's authority and typically follow the chain of command. FALSE In countries in which people display high power distance , employees acknowledge the boss's authority and typically follow the chain of command. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #4 1
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5. (p. 37) Collectivist societies value self-respect and autonomy above harmony. FALSE Collectivist societies value harmony; individualistic cultures value self-respect and autonomy. Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #5 6. (p. 37) In countries with high masculinity, one finds less conflict and stress when it comes to balancing home and work life. FALSE One finds less conflict and stress in countries with low masculinity. Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #6 7. (p. 35) The effect of values on workplace productivity and effectiveness is easily measured. FALSE The effect of values on productivity, attitudes, and effectiveness is difficult to determine. Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #7 8. (p. 37) Individualism and low power distance are not valued by all Americans. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #8 9. (p. 40) An organization's culture can't be seen, sensed, or felt. FALSE Although culture can't be seen, it can se sensed or felt through employees' attitudes, emotions, and perceptions. Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #9 2
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(p. 40) Culture is a part of organizational life that influences the behavior, attitudes, and overall effectiveness of employees. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #10 11. (p. 40) Organizational culture creates a pattern of beliefs, values, and expectations in employees. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #11 12. (p. 41) A person's feelings and perceptions are usually kept at the conscious level. FALSE Feelings and perceptions are usually kept at the subconscious level. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #12 13. (p. 42) If quality customer service is important in the culture, then individuals will be expected to adopt this behavior. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 02 #13 14. (p. 42) Researchers who have studied the impact of culture on employees indicate that it provides and encourages stability. TRUE
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02 - Chapter 02 Organizational Culture 1. (p. 36)...

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