MGT502 Organizational Behaviour Solved MCQs Set 4

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Unformatted text preview: eaders Utilitarianism is w hen decisions are made to provide the a) greates t good for the leas t privileged b) leas t good for the leas t num ber c) greates t good for the greates t num ber d) greates t good or the decis ion m akers e) greates t good for the bes t perform ers Ans wer c) greates t good for the greates t num ber The tendency to overstate the risk of one activity w hile simultaneously underestimating the risk of an alternative is to employ a) regres s ion to the m ean b) es calating com m itm ent c) the repres entative heuris tic d) fram ing m odel e) the availability heuris tic Ans wer e) the availability heuris tic Brainstorming is: a) a technique that tends to res trict independent thinking b) us ed when no other m ethod is available c) a proces s for generating ideas d) us ed m ainly when group m em bers cannot agree on a s olution e) us ed to build group cohes ivenes s Ans wer c) a proces s for generating ideas W hich of the follow ing concepts includes only formal authority, that is, the rights inherent in one' position a) com plexity b) form alization c) departm entalization d) centralization e) technology Ans wer d) centralization If a job is highly formalized, it w ould not include: a) high em ployee job dis cretion b) clearly defined procedures on work proces s es c) cons is tent and uniform output d) a large num ber of organizational rules e) an explicit job des cription Ans wer a) high em ployee job dis cretion http://www.vuzs.net/mcq s/212- mg t502- or g anizational- behaviour /5912- mg t502- or g anizational- behaviour - solved- mcq s- set- 4.html?tmpl= component&pr int= 1… 9/13 1/23/2014 M GT502 Or g anizational Behaviour Solved M CQs Set 4 You have eliminated horizontal, vertical, and external barriers. You are operating as a a) m atrix b) decentralized organization c) team s tructure d) boundary-les s organization e) virtual organization Ans wer d) boundary-les s organization W hich of the follow ing is generally considered outside the methods associated w ith changing organizational structures? a) creation of a m atrix des ign b) us e of flexible work hours c) m odification of com pens ation s ys tem s d) us e of autom ation e) redefining job des criptions Ans wer c) m odification of com pens ation s ys tem s The re-engineering process is charactered by by a series of beliefs and actions. W hich of the follow ing is not part of the re-engineering process? a) realizing s ignificantly large increas es in perform ance b) em ployees dis cretion about how proces s will be handled is driven by top m anagem ent c) proces s is autocratic and non-dem ocratic d) dis carding irrelevant practis es and s tarting over again Ans wer b) em ployees dis cretion about how proces s will be handled is driven by top m anagem ent The built in mechanisms that an organization has to produce stability are referred to as: a) habit b) threat to expertis e c) s elective inform ation proces s ing d) s tructural inertia e) econom ic factors Ans wer d) s tructural inertia W hich of the follow ing fa...
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