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57) Which of the following statements is true regarding innovation? A) Organic structures negatively influence innovation. B) Interunit communication is low in innovative organizations. C) Short tenure in management is associated with innovation. D) Innovation is nurtured when there is an abundance of resources. E) Innovative organizations reward both successes and failures. Answer: E Explanation: E) Organic structures positively influence innovation. Long tenure in management is associated with innovation. Innovation is nurtured when there are slack resources. Interunit communication is high in innovative organizations. Innovative organizations reward both successes and failures. They celebrate mistakes.
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Page Ref: 593 LO: 4 Difficulty: Moderate Quest. Category: Concept Learning Outcome: Explain how to manage resistance to change 58) Bart has a new idea for a way to cut costs in his department, but he is not willing to share his idea with his boss because the last department head that tried new cost cutting methods was recently fired because the new methods could not achieve expected results. Based on the example, how can Bart's company improve the culture to create innovation? 59) Which of the following actions can extinguish risk taking and innovation?
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  • Fall '08
  • POWELL
  • Management, AACSB, Page Ref, Quest. Category

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