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Management Unit 2. 3/29/10

48 Questions  I  By Emysugar
Management Quizzes & Trivia
Management chs 10-13

  
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1.  What are the 4 kinds of formal work groups?
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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 is the implicitly agreed upon perceived importance of what a group does in an org?
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4.  What characteristics of a group contribute to its efficacy?
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5.  What formal group is based on basic reporting relationships in orgs and are represented on org charts as departments?
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6.  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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7.  What are the types of work groups?
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8.  What are some problems with the Tuckman group development model?
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9.  What is the term for a goal that all members can agree on?
10.  What are the 5 stages to Tuckman's Group Development?
11.  Why might smaller groups be more beneficial than large groups?
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12.  All goals of a group are identical.
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13.  In which Tuckman stage do members really start to feel like they belong and develop close ties?
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14.  What group has no manager or team member assigned to lead the team?
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15.  What is a group established by management to help org. achieve goals?
16.  What are the 2 types of informal work groups?
17.  Why might homogeneous groups be more beneficial than heterogeneous groups?
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18.  In which stage does the group disband in Tuckman's stages of Group Development?
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19.  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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20.  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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21.  What is a collection of people who come together to accomplish a specific goal?
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22.  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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23.  What group characteristic includes responsibility for producing goods that an organization sells?
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24.  What type of formal work group addresses a goal and isn't always disbanded, but changes to offer new insight?
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25.  Why might heterogeneous groups be better than homogeneous groups?
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26.  What do friendship groups do?
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27.  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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28.  What work group is a product quality committee in a consumer products firm?
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29.  What are the 5 characteristics of groups that affect behavior and performance?
30.  Why is understanding how groups change important?
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31.  What is the shared belief group members have about the ability of the group to achieve its goals and objectives?
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32.  Why do informal work groups form?
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33.  What are the goals of a formal work group?
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34.  What group has common goals related to organizational membership (day care, maternity time, etc.)?
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35.  What emerge naturally in organizations?
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36.  Which Tuckman stage has conflict and members resist group and disagree on leadership?
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37.  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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38.  Why might larger groups be more beneficial than small ones?
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39.  By which Tuckman stage does the group tackle tasks and get the actual work done?
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40.  Which is NOT a type of formal work group?
41.  Why are people less satisfied in large groups than in small ones?
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42.  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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43.  What is a collection of subordinates who report to the same supervisor?
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44.  What characteristic of work groups refers to the characteristics of members of a group?
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45.  What characteristic of groups is the work that a group contributes to the accomplishment of organizational goals?
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46.  What formal group has the most impact on the extent to which an org is able to achieve goals?
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47.  Boeing uses these formal work groups to build airplanes.
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48.  What is a set of 2 or more people who interact to achieve goals/meet needs?
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