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  • 1. 
    Jim Roth, dell worker, related to his factory team by doing what?
    • A. 

      Dressing down

    • B. 

      Talking about hobbies

    • C. 

      Get employees new headsets

    • D. 

      Talking about family

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 2. 
    Jim Roth believed that business is all about social interaction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A __________ is a permanent group created to accomplish a number of organizational purposes within an indefinite time horizon.
    • A. 

      Informal or Interest Group

    • B. 

      Task group

    • C. 

      Funtional group

  • 4. 
    __________is a group created by the organization to accomplish a relatively narrow range of purposes within a stated time horizon.
    • A. 

      Task group

    • B. 

      Informal/Interest Group

    • C. 

      Functional group

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not a type of group in an organization?
    • A. 

      Cross-functional

    • B. 

      Functional

    • C. 

      Informal or Interest

    • D. 

      Task

  • 6. 
    What is the most popular type of team that is comprised of knowledgeable workers who gather to solve a problem and then disband?
    • A. 

      Virtual team

    • B. 

      Problem solving team

    • C. 

      Work team

    • D. 

      Quality circle

    • E. 

      Management team

  • 7. 
    Which team consists of managers from various functional areas who coordinate the work among other teams? 
    • A. 

      Virtual team

    • B. 

      Problem solving

    • C. 

      Management team

    • D. 

      Work team

    • E. 

      Quality circle

  • 8. 
    A team in which a member may enter and leave the network as needed and may take turns serving as a leader.
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      Quality circle

    • C. 

      Management team

    • D. 

      Problem-solving team

    • E. 

      Virtual team

  • 9. 
    Which team is responsible for the daily work of the team and are self-managers when empowered?
    • A. 

      Virtual teams

    • B. 

      Management teams

    • C. 

      Quality circle

    • D. 

      Work teams

    • E. 

      Problem-solving teams

  • 10. 
    Self-managed work teams are a Deming concept and are constantly growing in popularity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    This type of team, declining in popularity, is comprised of workers and supervisors that meet to discuss workplace problems.
    • A. 

      Quality circles

    • B. 

      Work teams

    • C. 

      Management team

    • D. 

      Virtual team

    • E. 

      Problem solving team

  • 12. 
    What is the reason people join groups?
    • A. 

      Goal accomplishment-the groups goals motivate people to join

    • B. 

      Personal identity-we have confidence and are convinced by what they say

    • C. 

      Affiliation-to gain friendship, social stimulation, personal acceptance

    • D. 

      Emotional support-help cope with pressures of every day life

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 13. 
    What is the correct order for the stages of group development?
    • A. 

      Norming, forming, adjourning, performing, storming

    • B. 

      Forming, adjourning, performing, storming, norming

    • C. 

      Forming, storming, norming, performing, adjourning

    • D. 

      Adjourning, forming, storming, performing, norming

  • 14. 
    This stage of group development attempts to define a task and how it will be accomplished through discussion of task-related concepts.
    • A. 

      Norming/differentiation

    • B. 

      Performing/collaboration

    • C. 

      Adjourning/separation

    • D. 

      Forming/orientation

    • E. 

      Storming/confrontation

  • 15. 
    This stage of group development is when they consciously decide to disband and there is a sense of closure.
    • A. 

      Norming/differentiation

    • B. 

      Forming/orientation

    • C. 

      Storming/confrontation

    • D. 

      Adjourning/separation

    • E. 

      Performing/collaboration

  • 16. 
    This stage of group development shows the ability of the group to prevent or work through problems and members develop a close attachment to the team.
    • A. 

      Performing/collaboration

    • B. 

      Storming/confrontation

    • C. 

      Adjourning/separation

    • D. 

      Forming/orientation

    • E. 

      Norming/differentiation

  • 17. 
    This stage in group development is when they establish and maintain team ground rules and there is more friendliness and confiding in the team.
    • A. 

      Adjourning/separation

    • B. 

      Storming/confrontation

    • C. 

      Forming/orientation

    • D. 

      Performing/collaboration

    • E. 

      Norming/differentiation

  • 18. 
    This is a stage of group development in which leaders emerge and the formations of factions occur which causes arguing among members even if they agree.
    • A. 

      Norming/differentiation

    • B. 

      Adjourning/separation

    • C. 

      Storming/confrontation

    • D. 

      Performing/collaboration

    • E. 

      Forming/orientation

  • 19. 
    What is the source of numerous innovations in communications?
    • A. 

      Situational factors

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Digital outsourcing

    • D. 

      Leaders emerging

  • 20. 
    According to the Cisco video about Virtual conferencing, what is the cost for this to be used at UGA? Pays for itself quickly!!!
    • A. 

      3,000,000

    • B. 

      30,000

    • C. 

      300,000

  • 21. 
    Which is not one of the situational factors that influence group structure?
    • A. 

      Size and participation

    • B. 

      Size and quality

    • C. 

      Size and satifaction

    • D. 

      Size

  • 22. 
    Which of these is not one of the types of tasks that show a relationship between size and performance of groups?
    • A. 

      Disjunctive

    • B. 

      Conjunctive

    • C. 

      Subtractive

    • D. 

      Additive

  • 23. 
    Which of these is not a description of a disjunctive task?
    • A. 

      Requires at least one individual to solve the problem

    • B. 

      Just becuase of one person's failure, the entire group fails

    • C. 

      Potential performance of the group depends on the best member

    • D. 

      The larger the group, the greater the probability of solving

    • E. 

      Actual performance=potential performance-process losses

  • 24. 
    Which of these is not a description of an additive task?
    • A. 

      The final group product is the sum of individual contributions(pooled interdependence)

    • B. 

      Calling alumni to make contributions

    • C. 

      Larger groups produce more but as size increases, productivity drops due to social loafing

    • D. 

      Requires the group to select the best option

  • 25. 
    Which is not a description of a conjunctive task?
    • A. 

      The larger the group, the greater the probability for solving

    • B. 

      There is a division of labor

    • C. 

      Overall performance depends of teh success of each subtask

    • D. 

      Max performance is limited by the least capable worker

    • E. 

      An example would be filming by a news team

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