Chapter 4 - Teamwork And Problem-solving Skills

26 Questions  I  By Crose on April 28, 2009
Matching: Match the following terms and identifying phrases.T/F: Circle T if the statement is true or F if the statement is false.Multiple Choice: Choose the best response.Essay Questions: Provide complete responses to the questions or statements.

  

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1.  Some disagreements lead to improvements in the workplace.
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2.  A hostile situation resulting from opposing views.
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3.  After losing the leading role in the world's economy, U.S. industry was forced to focus on quality instead of quantity.
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4.  Which of the following is an example of a constraint to solving the problem of arriving late to work?
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5.  When addressing someone involved in a conflict, ______.
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6.  Which is the first step in problem solving?
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7.  Standards used to determine the best solution.
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8.  People who like to control others are the most effective team leaders.
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9.  To answer this question faster and easier, type your responses in word and copy/past in the space provided.You cannot group strangers together and expect them to perform well right away. Because teams are composed of people with different talents, abilities, and personalities, they go through stages of development just as individual people do. It takes time for team members to learn to work together. Team development evolves in four stages.  A. List the four stages of team development. B. Describe the team developmet for each stage listed.
10.  Describe three ways to help keep a team focused.
11.  More companies are now using individual managers instead of teams to increase productivity in the workplace.
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12.  A problem exists when there is a difference between reality and expectation.
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13.  Problem-solving method in which all members of a group fully accept and support a decision.
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14.  The process of making an expectation a reality.
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15.  That which a person wants to attain.
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16.  A major problem with achieving consensus is that it is very time-consuming.
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17.  Problem-solving method in which each side hives up something of value to help solve a problem.
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18.  List two pros and two cons of solving problems with a team approach.
19.  The quality of the ideas is the major concern during brainstorming.
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20.  Why is it important to know when to intervene in a conflict?
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21.  A functional team might include representatives from a company's design, marketing, and financial departments.
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22.  A pattern that is typical in the development of a social group.
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23.  Rotating team roles is a good way to keep all members involved.
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24.  Members of a(n) ______ team have been cross-trained so each person is able to perform the duties of all the other team members.
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25.  A group technique used to develop many ideas in a relatively short time.
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26.  Successful problem solvers immediately look for solutions at the first sign of a problem.
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