Learning Activity 7: Online Quiz

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Learning Activity 7: Online Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an example of a symptom of powerlessness for staff professionals?
    • A. 

      Dictatorial top-down communication

    • B. 

      Under producing subordinates

    • C. 

      Conservative resistance to change

    • D. 

      Focus on internal cutting

  • 2. 
    Oppressed groups may exhibit characteristics of low self-worth which can result in horizontal violence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a personal source of power? 
    • A. 

      Personal attributes

    • B. 

      Personal behaviour

    • C. 

      Personal actions

    • D. 

      Personal values

  • 4. 
    Three key organizational positions include: (Select all that apply) 
    • A. 

      First-line supervisors

    • B. 

      Staff professionals

    • C. 

      Top executives

    • D. 

      Mangers

  • 5. 
    Push strategies, pull strategies, persuasion strategies, preventative strategies, and preparatory strategies are all examples of political strategies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Formal authority system refers to:
    • A. 

      The groups of full time employees of an organization, each group with its own particular interests and influence.

    • B. 

      Workplace factors that give employees a sense of power and more influence in organization.

    • C. 

      Rights and responsibilities of a formal position within an organizational hierarchy.

    • D. 

      The ways in which people develop and use power to their advantage in relation to those of others with whom they interact.

  • 7. 
    Nurses have expanded their profession and now serve as professors, researchers, policy makers, and consultants. These professions give the opportunity to gather information and generate policies that can be implemented on any level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Nurses typically use these types of power at the same time to direct individuals. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Disciplinary Power

    • B. 

      Coercive Power

    • C. 

      Social Power

    • D. 

      Pastoral Power

  • 9. 
    According to Foucault, governmentality is a complex system of power that aims to shape or affect the behaviour of an individual or group.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What are the three forms of power associated with Foucault’s concept of governmentality or governing?
    • A. 

      Disciplinary power

    • B. 

      Domination or sovereignty

    • C. 

      Pastoral power

    • D. 

      The government of others and self

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