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Organizational Behavior And Management 11th Edition By Konopaske – Test Bank

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Organizational Behavior And Management 11th Edition By Konopaske – Test Bank

Chapter 10 Groups and Teams Answer Key

True / False Questions

1. While teams share a culture, a set of rituals and processes, typically they do not share a philosophy in working together.

FALSE
Team members share a culture, a set of rituals and processes, and a philosophy.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-03 Understand the reasons why people form groups.
Topic: Chapter Introduction

2. The interaction between group members must include face-to-face verbal exchanges.

FALSE
Although we usually think of group members interacting face-to-face, that does not have to be the case. In nominal groups, members might never speak to one another, communicating only through writing or hand signals.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-05 Describe the major characteristics of groups.
Topic: The Nature of Groups

3. If there is no common goal or purpose, there is no group.

TRUE

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-05 Describe the major characteristics of groups.
Topic: The Nature of Groups

4. The authority relationship between a senior nurse and her subordinates is an example of a task group.

FALSE
This is an example of a command group.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-03 Understand the reasons why people form groups.
Topic: Types of Groups

5. The objectives of interest groups are closely related to those of the organization.

FALSE
The objectives of interest groups are not related to those of the organization; they are related to the objectives of the group members.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-02 Compare the differences between formal and informal groups.
Topic: Types of Groups

6. Proximity makes it easier to determine areas of common attraction.

TRUE

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Objective: 10-03 Understand the reasons why people form groups.
Topic: Why People Form Groups

7. In many cases, groups form because individuals believe they can derive greater economic benefits from their jobs if they organize.

TRUE

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 1 Easy
Learning Objective: 10-03 Understand the reasons why people form groups.
Topic: Why People Form Groups

8. It is essential that conflict is suppressed during the storming stage.

FALSE
The conflict that typifies storming should be managed, not suppressed.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-04 Explain the five stages of group formation.
Topic: Stages of Group Development

9. Factors that may influence the pattern of group development include the environment in which the group operates and group members’ awareness of time and deadlines.

TRUE

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-04 Explain the five stages of group formation.
Topic: Stages of Group Development

10. All else being equal, homogenous groups are less likely to be cohesive than heterogeneous ones.

FALSE
Homogeneous groups are more likely to be cohesive than are heterogeneous ones.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-06 Discuss relevant criteria for group effectiveness.
Topic: Characteristics of Groups

11. The enacted role is the set of behaviors that a person in a position believes he or she should enact.

FALSE
The perceived role is the set of behaviors that a person believes he or she should enact.

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-05 Describe the major characteristics of groups.
Topic: Characteristics of Groups

12. Group norms are formed only with respect to things that have significance for the group.

TRUE

Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Difficulty: 2 Medium
Learning Objective: 10-05 Describe the major characteristics of groups.
Topic: Characteristics of Groups

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