Exam 1A Review Plus Clicker Q & A

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Unformatted text preview: ve. ________ is the “folk hero” associated with national culture dimensions. a) Peter Drucker. b) Douglas McGregor. c) W. E. Deming. d) F. W. Taylor. e) Geert Hofstede. The video advises that when working in an unfamiliar culture, it is a good idea to _____________ a) Talk less and listen more. b) Read beyond the words during negotiations and other conversations. c) Put your feet up on the chair in front of you. d) Talk about some safe topic, like the other person’s family. e) Both (a) and (b) are true. In Hofstede’s national culture framework, __________ reflects the degree to which people are likely to prefer structured versus unstructured organizational situations. a) b) c) d) e) Power distance. Uncertainty avoidance. Individualism-collectivism. Masculinity-femininity. Long-term/short term orientation. An example of “insourcing” is the use of _______ by Toshiba. a) b) c) d) e) FedEx Hewlett Packard Apple UPS Any offshore help desk According to What’s Your City? by Richard Florida, ________ . A. A flattened economic landscape makes a worker’s location irrelevant. B. Virtual organizations support an unsustainable environment. C. Economic growth is concentrated in every densely populated area. D. Creative people tend to live grouped in certain, “spiky” areas. E. His research supports none of the above. Change and Learning Mission statements should ________ . A. Include full plan details. B. Establish a vision. C. Be updated daily. D. Appy to every competitor. E. Be kept secret. Lewin’s change model _________ . A. Is a four-stage process. B. Applies only...
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