Sergio Marchionne Undertakes Major Strategic and Cultural Change at Chrysler Group (p.86)
1. What are the observable artifacts, espoused values, and basic assumptions associated with
Chrysler's culture. Explain
According to the text, there are three layer
Job Offers Are Won and Lost Based on Interviewers' Perceptions of Responses to the Question "What Are
Your Weaknesses"? (pp. 202-203)
1. Which of the perceptual errors listed in Table 7-2 are affecting recruiters' perceptions in this
Discuss Unit 5
What is the difference between a group and a team?
Based upon this weeks reading & Attend video, I am now have a better understanding of the
distinguishing characteristics that make groups and teams different from one another. It appears
Explain the relationship between values and job satisfaction. Provide an example.
According to the attend video this unit, values have 5 components (Bethel University, 2010).
They are beliefs, they pertain to desirable end states or behavior, they transce
Apply distributive justice theory to a situation you experienced at work.i.e. bonus, salary
Distributive justice reflects the perceived fairness of how resources and rewards are distributed
or allocated (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2013, p.21
Google's "Three-Thirds" HR Team (p. 326)
1. Using Table 11-1 as a guide, what needs to be done to turn Google's HR Group into a true
Attend Unit 3 defines a team as a small number of people with complementary skills who hold
themselves mutually acco
Can you categorize your organization as a learning organization? Explain your answer.
A learning organization is an organization that proactively creates, acquires, and transfers
knowledge and that changes its behavior on the basis of new knowledge and in
What are the steps in decisions making that you excel in? Why?
Decision making is the process of identifying and choosing alternative courses of action (Bethel
University, 2010). The rational model of decision making explains how managers should make
What is the organizational culture at your job?
According to the text, organizational culture is a set of expected assumptions that are shared by a
group (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2013, p.62). These assumptions determine how a group identifies,
Do you feel empowered in your current position? Explain the rationale.
Empowerment is generally defined as the sharing of varying degrees of power with lower-level
employees to tap their full potential (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2013, p.443). More specifically,
Why should you study OB?
It will make a difference in your career.
It is going to impact whether or not you are successful.
It will help you today.
They that you are going to learn in OB will help you at home.
They will help you get dates because you will
Lynn Tilton Uses Her Leadership to Turn Around Failing Companies (pp. 491-492)
1. Use table 16-2 to evaluate the extent to which Lynn Tilton displayed the characteristics
associated with being a good leader and good manager.
Lynn Tilton displayed many cha
HCL Technologies Transforms Itself to Compete with the Big IT Services Firms (pp. 563-564)
1. What were the external and internal forces for change at HCL?
External forces for change originate outside the organization (Kreitner & Kinicki, 2013, p.530). Th
Faulty Decision Making Is a Cause of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster (pp. 361-362)
1. Which model of decision making is represented in this case?
A nonrational model of decision making is clearly represented in this case. Nonrational models
are based upon
Kreitner & Kinicki, 2013, p.262).
Why DineEquity('s CEO Julia A. Stewart Manages Like a Teacher (pp. 262-263):
1. What elements of the performance management cycle in Figure 9-1 are evident in
Performance management is a system where m
John Mackey, Cofounder and Co-CEO of Whole Market, Believes in "Conscious Capitalism" (pp. 29 & 30)
1. What role, if any, does McGregor's Theory Y play at Whole Foods? Explain.
According to McGregors Theory Y view, employees are creative, responsible, and