MGT502 Organizational Behaviour Solved MCQs Set 2

A a los s of econom ies of s cale b decreas ed

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Unformatted text preview: mot likely to occur in a matrix structure? a) a los s of econom ies of s cale b) decreas ed coordination efforts c) em ployees receiving conflicting directives d) decreas ed em ployee m otivation e) decreas ed res pons e to environm ental change Ans wer a) a los s of econom ies of s cale W hich term refers to how an organization transfers its inputs to outputs? a) environm ent b) innovation c) s tructure d) technology e) s trategy Ans wer d) technology Organization have different structures, but the structure has little bearing on employee attitudes and behaviour Ans wer F W ork specialization can be carried too far and may result in employee boredom, stress, and absenteeism Ans wer T Organizations may choose only one of the forms of departmentalization Ans wer F s/212- mg t502- or g anizational- behaviour /5910- mg t502- or g anizational- behaviour - solved- mcq s- set- 2.html?tmpl= component&pr int= 1… 7/13 1/23/2014 M GT502 Or g anizational Behaviour Solved M CQs Set 2 A decentralized organization is more likely to result in a feeling of alienation by employees than a centralized organization Ans wer F Mechanistic structures are decentralized Ans wer F The bureaucracy is characterized by highly routine tasks, formalized rules, and centralized authority Ans wer T Effective teams need to w ork together and take collective responsibility to complete significant tasks. Ans wer T Once a group's direction is set,it is re-examined frequently in the first half of the group's life and is likely to be altered. Ans wer F Role expectation can be defined as a certain attitude or behaviour consistent w ith a role. Ans wer F "Is this group ready to decide about this?" This question is an example of consensus testing. Ans wer T A group must have at least tw o members w ho are interdependent w ith a common goal. Ans wer F Conformity primarily leads to negative behaviour. Ans wer F Norming is characterized by camaraderie. Ans wer T Effective teams have a common and meaningful purpose that provides direction, momentum, and commitment for members. Ans wer T For multi-team systems to succeed, different teams need to coordinate their efforts to produce a desired outcome Ans wer T Groups that w ork closely together tow ard a common objective and are accountable to one another are called te a m s Ans wer T Members in a group are not necessarily interdependent Ans wer T Joan w as appalled by how much conflict there w as among the members of her team. Although the team had only been in existence for a short period of time, she w as troubled. But w hen she discussed this w ith her team leader, he indicated that this w as typical of groups at their forming stage. Is the response of Joan's leader correct? Ans wer F Role conflict is defined as a situation in w hich an individual has certain attitudes and behaviour that are disagreeable Ans wer T s/212- mg t502- or g anizational- behaviour /5910- mg t50...
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