Monolithicorganization

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Unformatted text preview: nization ­haslowdegreeofstructuralintegration–employingfewwomen, minorities,orothergroupsthatdifferfromthemajority–andthushasahighlyhomogenous employeepopulation 9. Pluralisticorganization ­relativelydiverseemployeepopulationandmakesanefforttoinvolve employeesfromdifferentgender,racial,orculturalbackgrounds 10. Multiculturalorganization ­anorganizationthatvaluesculturaldiversityandseekstoutilizeand encourageit  11. Mentors ­higher ­levelmanagerswhohelpensurethathigh ­potentialpeopleareintroducedto topmanagementandsocializedintothenormsandvaluesoftheorganization 12. Expatriates ­parent ­companynationalswhoaresenttoworkataforeignsubsidiary  13. Host ­countrynationals ­nativesofthecountrywhereanoverseassubsidiaryislocated 14. Third ­countrynationals ­nativesofacountryotherthanthehomecountryorthehostcountry ofanoverseassubsidiary  15. Inpatriate ­aforeignnationalbroughtintoworkattheparentcompany 16. Ethnocentrism ­thetendencytojudgeothersbythestandardsofone’sgrouporculture,which areseenassuperior 17. Cultureshock ­thedisorientationandstressassociatedwithbeinginaforeignenvironment  18. Powerdistance ­theextenttowhichasocietyacceptsthefactthatpowerinorganizationsis distributedunequally 19. Individualism/collectivism ­theextenttowhichpeopleactasapartofagroup 20. Uncertaintyavoidance ­theextenttowhichpeopleinasocietyfeelthreatenedbyuncertainand ambiguoussituations 21. Masculinity/femininity ­theextenttowhichasocietyvaluesquantityoflifeoverqualityoflife   Chapter9  1. Leader ­onewhoinfluencesotherstoattaingoals;thegreaterthenumberoffollowers,the greatertheinfluence 2. Vision ­amentalimageofapossibleanddesirablefuturestateoftheorganization  3. Supervisoryleadership ­behaviorthatprovidesguidance,support,andcorrectivefeedbackfor day ­to ­dayactivities. 4. Strategicleadership ­behaviorthatgivespurposeandmeaningtoorganizations,envisioningand creatingapositivefuture. 5. Power ­theabilitytoinfluenceothers  6. Traitapproach ­aleadershipperspectivethatattemptstodeterminethepersonal characteristicsthatgreatleadersshare 7. Behavioralapproach ­aleadershipperspectivethatattemptstoidentifywhatgoodleadersdo– thatis,whatbehaviorstheyexhibit  8. Taskperformance...
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