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12. Which of the following statements is true regarding a work team?A.work teams are less responsive to changes in the internal and external environment of the company.B.work teams are generally less flexible than traditional departments.C.work teams are rarely used in organizations today.D.work teams help democratize organizations.
E.work teams involve members with random skill sets.13. A team consists of employees from the same department who meet for a few hours each week to discuss ways of improving the work environment but they do not have the authority to unilaterally implement any of their suggestions. This is most likely a(n) ________ team.14. Which of the following reward systems is likely to reinforce team effort and commitment?15. When teams are performing non-routine activities, ________ stimulate discussion, promote critical assessment of problems and options, and can lead to better team decisions.16. Which one of the following must be avoided if one wants to create and maintain an effective team?A.relationship conflictsB.congruent mental modelsC.specific goalsD.task conflictsE.reflexivity17.
According to the team effectiveness model, which of the following is a
variable that influences team effectiveness?
18. Alberto's team is developing a database for the water pollution data of three cities. Before he begins on this intensive project, he wants to improve the efficacy of his team. Which of the following actions can Alberto take to increase team efficacy before the project starts?19. Bill wants to improve team effectiveness by carefully choosing the right mix of team members in terms of skills, abilities, and personality. According to the Team Effectiveness Model, what set of variables is Bill concentrating on?