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b. low performers are assigned easier tasks that better match their skill level. c. All of the above. d. low performers often work harder to try to reach the standards set by the high performers. e. high performers often offer assistance to the low performers. 11. Diverse groups, relative to homogeneous groups: a. tend to be less cohesive b. are often more creative and innovative c. seem to cope better with changing work conditions d. All of the above e. Only b. and c are correct 12. Some researchers believe that social facilitation is related to: a. apprehension over evaluation d. self-presentation tendencies b. distraction e. all of the above c. arousal 13. Which is true? a. Tokens in otherwise homogenous groups typically enjoy a higher level of status due to their unique- ness. b. Male bonding is stronger than female bonding. c. All of the above. d. Teams composed of only men routinely outperform teams composed of only women. e. The presence of a woman in an otherwise all male group will disrupt the group’s stability. 14. In the study conducted by Lewin, Lippitt, & White, reliance on the leader, critical discontent, and demands for attention were greatest in groups with _________ . a. autocratic leaders d. laissez-faire leaders b. democratic leaders e. absent leaders c. transactional leaders
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MGMT459 / Quiz 3 / Winter 2013 15. The tendency for individuals to become less productive as group size increases is known as: a. input output losses d. social facilitation b. the Ringelmann effect e. laziness c. social inhibition 16. Which statement is correct? a. Group members are often biased against women leaders. b. Good leaders make friends with their subordinates. c. People can’t be trained to be good leaders. d. Leadership depends on the situation, rather than the leader’s traits. e. None of the above are correct. 17. Which one is NOT consistent with a systems theory of teams? a. The team changes in response to feedback about the quality of its products. b. The process stage includes processes that transform inputs into outputs. c. Outputs include products as well as changes in the system itself. d. Mediating mechanisms influence the connection between inputs and outputs. e. The elements are sequentially invariant: inputs lead to processes which lead to outputs. 18. Which of the following tasks is unitary, maximizing, and additive? a. softball d. a track relay race b. tug-of-war e. hang-gliding c. ice hockey 19. According to the research conducted by Robert Zajonc, for ______ tasks, the presence of others _______ performance. a. complex -- enhances d. conjunctive -- detracts from b. simple -- detracts from e. None of the above c. compensatory -- enhances 20. Leader-member exchange theory, or LMX, unlike other theories of leadership stresses the: a. leader’s emphasis on task versus socio-emotional demands b. group members’ perceptions of their leader c. how the leader adjusts to situational demands d. quality of the relationship between the leader and each of his or her subordinates
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