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Management Unit 2. 3/29/10

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Management Unit 2. 3/29/10
Management chs 10-13

  
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1.  What is a collection of subordinates who report to the same supervisor?
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2.  When these are effective, this type of formal work group draws on abilities and experiences of members to accomplish things that  could not be achieved by individual work or other group style.
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3.  What Japanese work group was heterogeneous, including people from all parts of org to work on project in new and different ways?
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4.  What formal group has the most impact on the extent to which an org is able to achieve goals?
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5.  What are the 4 kinds of formal work groups?
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6.  Which is NOT a type of formal work group?
7.  Why might heterogeneous groups be better than homogeneous groups?
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8.  Boeing uses these formal work groups to build airplanes.
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9.  Why might homogeneous groups be more beneficial than heterogeneous groups?
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10.  Why might larger groups be more beneficial than small ones?
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11.  What is a set of 2 or more people who interact to achieve goals/meet needs?
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12.  All goals of a group are identical.
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13.  What are some problems with the Tuckman group development model?
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14.  What is a formal group of members who interact at a high level and work together intensely to achieve a common group goal?
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15.  What is the shared belief group members have about the ability of the group to achieve its goals and objectives?
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16.  What emerge naturally in organizations?
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17.  Why are people less satisfied in large groups than in small ones?
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18.  What group has common goals related to organizational membership (day care, maternity time, etc.)?
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19.  What is the term for a goal that all members can agree on?
20.  In what Tuckman stage do group members try to get to know each other and establish common understanding, clarify group goals, and determine appropriate behavior?
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21.  What characteristic of work groups refers to the characteristics of members of a group?
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22.  Why do informal work groups form?
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23.  Why is understanding how groups change important?
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24.  A group established to end sex discrimination in a law firm is an example of what type of formal work group?
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25.  What are the types of work groups?
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26.  What characteristics of a group contribute to its efficacy?
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27.  In which Tuckman stage do members really start to feel like they belong and develop close ties?
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28.  Some orgs have trouble managing what kind of work group because members spend too much time trying to agree on important issues.
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29.  In which stage does the group disband in Tuckman's stages of Group Development?
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30.  5 factory workers go bowling every Thursday night to satisfy their common need for affiliation and friendship. What group is this an example of?
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31.  What are the goals of a formal work group?
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32.  What is a group established by management to help org. achieve goals?
33.  By which Tuckman stage does the group tackle tasks and get the actual work done?
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34.  What are the 2 types of informal work groups?
35.  What is a collection of people who come together to accomplish a specific goal?
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36.  What do friendship groups do?
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37.  What group is a collection of organizational members who enjoy each others' company and socialize with each other (on and off job)?
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38.  What characteristic of groups is the work that a group contributes to the accomplishment of organizational goals?
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39.  Which Tuckman stage has conflict and members resist group and disagree on leadership?
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40.  What formal group is based on basic reporting relationships in orgs and are represented on org charts as departments?
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41.  What type of formal work group addresses a goal and isn't always disbanded, but changes to offer new insight?
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42.  What work group is a product quality committee in a consumer products firm?
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43.  What are the 5 characteristics of groups that affect behavior and performance?
44.  What are the 5 stages to Tuckman's Group Development?
45.  What group characteristic includes responsibility for producing goods that an organization sells?
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46.  Why might smaller groups be more beneficial than large groups?
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47.  What group has no manager or team member assigned to lead the team?
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48.  What is the implicitly agreed upon perceived importance of what a group does in an org?
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