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19)According to author Jeffrey Pfeffer, the advantages of teams are that employees controlthemselves, develop more creative solutions to problems, and permit the absorption ofadministrative tasks previously performed by specialists.
20)Managers trained in rigid hierarchies do not find it difficult to transition to participative stylerequired for effective teamwork.
21)Ambidextrous organizational designs are useful for firms that wish to create modest,incremental innovations at the same time as dramatic, breakthrough innovation. This is done bymaintaining adaptability and alignment of values and coordination across organizationalactivities.5
22)One of the challenges of an ambidexterity in a firm is that it must ensure that it remainsproactive in expanding or modifying its product-market scope to anticipate and satisfy marketconditions.truefalse
23)Firms that place too strong a priority on either adaptability or alignment can expect shortterm gains only.
24)The O'Reilly and Tushman study on ambidextrous organizational designs found that therewas little support for the argument that organizational structure, management practices employedand performance of both the breakthrough initiative and the traditional business are related.
25)One of the factors that explained the effectiveness of ambidextrous organizational designs inthe O'Reilly and Tushman study was that the reward systems emphasized traditional unit goals.6
truefalseMULTIPLE CHOICE - Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement oranswers the question.26)GM is creating an alliance with Lyft, a major ride-sharing service, to facilitate
27)Which of the following isnota prescription for innovative firms to help teams succeed inbeing creative and agile?A)Have an engaged manager.B)Fully fund the team up front.C)Dampen the responsiveness of the team.D)Hold the team accountable.
28)Which isnota specific recommendation for helping innovative firm teams succeed in beingcreative and agile?
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