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Question 41 / 1 ptsJanice is your director of sales. Since her team members are located in Europe, Asia, and North America, she has decided to use instant messaging to tie her team members together in order to develop a marketing strategy for a new product line. This is an example of a ________ team. task-resolutionself-managedCorrect!
virtualVirtual teams use computer technology to unite physically dispersed members and achieve a common goal. Janice has created a virtual team.cross-functionalproblem-solvingQuestion 51 / 1 ptsWhich of the following statements is true regarding a work team? Today, work teams are rarely used in organizations.Work teams impede employee participation in decision making.Work teams are less responsive to changing events than are traditional departments.Correct!Work teams generate positive synergy through coordinated effort.Today most of the organizations use teams. Teams are more flexible and responsive to changing events than traditional departments or other formsof permanent groupings. A work team generates positive synergy through coordinated effort. Teams facilitate employee participation in operating decisions.Work teams are less flexible than traditional departments.Question 61 / 1 ptsAccording to a study of 45 self-managed factory teams, ________ improved for both individuals and the team as a whole when ________ were dependent on input from teammates. economic rewards; attitudes
attitudes; economic rewardsCorrect!performance; economic rewardsOne study of 45 self-managing factory teams found that when members perceived that economic rewards such as pay were dependent on input from their teammates, performance improved for both individuals and the team as a whole.performances; attitudeseconomic rewards; performancesQuestion 71 / 1 ptsSelf-managed teams typically consist of ________ employees. 20 to 3040 to 50Correct!10 to 15Self-managed teams typically consist of 10 to 15 employees.two to fourfour to eightQuestion 81 / 1 ptsDiversity is an asset for teams where tasks ________. involve emotional labourare highly technical
are simpleCorrect!require a variety of viewpointsCultural diversity does seem to be an asset for tasks that call for a variety of viewpoints. However, in other circumstances, diversity seems to interfere with team processes in the short term.required for completing the work are highly interdependentQuestion 91 / 1 ptsMyriam has been a standout team member at Amohalko Consulting for several years. She is always the first person to train new colleagues, share information, help resolve team conflicts, and master new and modern skills. Clearly, Myriam also does what in theorganization?Correct!makes individual contributionsAs a standout employee, Myriam clearly knows that her individual contributions in her work are just as important as her contributions to the team effort.seeks promotions and pay raiseshas a low level of trust in her teammates' abilitiesboth B and Cboth A and CQuestion 101 / 1 ptsIf team members have similar mental models, then it means that the team members have similar ________.