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66.Catherine and Bernice are faculty members at a local college who feel very differently about theiracademic dean. Catherine believes that he is always engaging in political activity that is not in the bestinterests of the college. She describes him as a man who passes the buck and who is scheming andarrogant. Bernice believes that the dean is an effective manager. Behaviors that Catherine views as "over-conforming" are probably viewed by Bernice asbeing mindful of the rules .
67.Catherine and Bernice are faculty members at a local college who feel very differently about theiracademic dean. Catherine believes that he is always engaging in political activity that is not in the bestinterests of the college. She describes him as a man who passes the buck and who is scheming andarrogant. Bernice believes that the dean is an effective manager. Bernice sees the dean as beingcompetent, thorough and carefully documenting. Catherine would most likely describe the dean insteadasbuffing.68.Thomas recognizes that his firm is plagued by organizational politics. He is not good at playing gamesand instead frequently engages in defensive behaviors in order to protect himself and his interests.Thomas is frustrated because he believes that he has little control over his environment, and hisenvironment is uncomfortable to him. He has had some success at establishing a sense of control forhimself by appearing to be more or less supportive publicly while doing little or nothing privately. Whichof the following behaviors is Thomas engaged in?
69.Thomas recognizes that his firm is plagued by organizational politics. He is not good at playing gamesand instead frequently engages in defensive behaviors in order to protect himself and his interests.Thomas is frustrated because he believes that he has little control over his environment, and hisenvironment is uncomfortable to him. He has had some success at establishing a sense of control forhimself by appearing to be more or less supportive publicly while doing little or nothing privately. Thedefensive behavior that he is engaged in falls under the category of avoidingaction.70.Thomas also attempts to project an image of competence and thoroughness by rigorously documentingall of his activity. This defensive behavior is termedbuffing.71.Thomas' rigorous documentation allows him to accomplish which of the following?
72.Thomas has decided that in general, his best defense is to focus on behaviors that enable him to avoidblame. Which of the following behaviors is he most likely to engage in?
73.If Thomas wishes to avoid change at work, he will most likely ________.
The process by which individuals attempt to control the perceptions that others form of them is called________.

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