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TEST BANK 2 Chapter 9 Which of the following concept does the “open system” depend upon to be successful?
Single-loop learning is a problem-solving method that focuses on what type of information?
Why is organizational change important?
According to your textbook, which of the following would allow an organization to adapt to change faster?
At the industrial level, what shape do change patterns normally follow?
When considering the models of organizational change, what is the definition of an open system?
Which of the following is the last stage of the generic model of change?
According to the generic model of change, what is the second step in the change model?
According to the science of persuasion model, how many steps are there to persuading others?
According to your textbook, which of the following is an obstacle to using the single-loop learning model for change?
According to your textbook, which of the following statements best explains Kurt Lewin’s planned model of change?
When Louis Gerstner took over as CEO of IBM, which step of the planned model of change did he believe needed to be implemented to save IBM?
How does the Kotter model differ from Lewin’s?
Organizational change will not be sustained unless the organization ensures which of the following?
Most organizational thinking trends are linear in nature. How does systems thinking differ?
According to the Lewin model of change, which stage of change is refreezing?
Which of the following best describes the concept of mental models?
Which statement best summarizes the concept of chaos theory in business?
Trying to achieve organization change by altering an individual’s or group’s life space is using which change model concept?
Which of the following is a primary element of a learning organization?
The purpose of force-field analysis is to understand the changing group or individual perceptions or behaviours.
Double-loop learning involves questioning current assumptions.
Chaos theory refers to a form of disorder in which behavioural patterns emerge in unpredictable and yet similar ways.

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