Management Unit 2. 3/29/10

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