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33.From which power bases do American CEOs obtain their influence? 34. The smallest or least important power base for CEOs is d) support from the financial community 35. The process of putting people in charge of what they do, by passing power from managers to employees is known as c) empowerment. 36. Empowerment requires managers to b) share expert information. 37. When employees are empowered, managers are more likely to exercise a) expert power. 38. Empowering employees has a number of results, such as d) increasing the importance of expert power. 39. An important barrier to the implementation of empowerment strategies is managers’ fear of the loss of a) legitimate power.
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40. It is the position of your text that the implementation of empowerment programs b) is easier in small companies. 41. A example of a high power distance culture is a) Japan. 42. The two theoretical models that explain the use of organizational power by groups or subunits are a) resource-dependency and strategic contingencies models. 43. When one organizational subunit has control over another because it has more of some valued resource than the other, you see an example of the c) resource-dependence view. 44. According to the resource-dependency view, the most powerful organizational subunits are ones that b) have greatest control over resources that other subunits need. 45. Research in the semi-conductor industry found that how much power an organizational subunit had depended on when it was founded and c) the background of the entrepreneur starting the company. 46. The strategic contingencies model explains intraorganizational power in terms of the capacity of some subunits to d) control the actions of other subunits. 47. Research found that within successful firms, strategic contingencies were controlled by b) departments that were the most important for organizational success. 48. According to strategic contingencies theory, subunits acquire power when c) they are high in work flow centrality. 49. According to strategic contingencies theory, which of the following would likely have the most power in a hospital? d) The administrators and other paper pushers 50. According to strategic contingencies theory, which of the following is a factor that provides subunit power? d) All of the above. 51. Organizational politics is concerned with c) actions not officially sanctioned by the organization to meet one’s own goals. 52. People who engage in organizational politics would likely possess all of the following characteristics except b) introversion. 53. If an individual withholds information that might make him/her look bad, avoids those who might ask for information, and overwhelms others with information, he/she is probably using the organizational political tactic of a) controlling access to information.
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