Organizational Studies and Human Resource Management and Group

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nagementPrin of MGT Q10 2 (THIS IS CHAPTER 15 STUDY GUIDE)
Student: ___________________________________________________________________________
1. In terms of group performance, the idea that: "the whole is equal to more than the sum of its parts" is the fundamental point in the concept of:
A. A command group.
B. Synergy.
C. An interest group.
D. A group norm.
E. Social loafing. 2. Groups which managers set up to accomplish organizational goals are known as:
A. Friendship groups.
B. Informal groups.
C. Formal groups.
D. Top management groups.
E. Cross-cultural groups. 3. The group of managers who are responsible for designing the long-range strategic plan for the organization is known as:
A. An informal
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B. Norming.
C. Performing.
D. Storming.
E. Adjourning. 18. Close ties between the members of the group typically are formed during which one of the stages of group development?
A. Forming
B. Adjourning
C. Performing
D. Storming
E. Norming 19. A task force submits its final report on the project on which the group has been working. At which stage is this group operating?
A. Forming
B. Storming
C. Adjourning
D. Norming
E. Performing 20. Shared guidelines or rules of behavior that most group members follow are called:
A. Sequential task interdependence rules.
B. Synergy.
C. Group norms.
D. Division of labor.
E. Task interdependence. 21. For which of the following do group members typically develop norms?
A. Sharing of information among members
B. How various group tasks should be performed
C. How members of the group should dress
D. Working hours of the group
E. All of the above 22. When a member of the group fails to act consistently with a group norm, what has occurred?
A. Synergy
B. Deviance
C. Virtual teamwork
D. Division of labor
E. Social loafing 23. The degree to which the members of the group are attracted to membership in the group is known as:
A. Group dynamics.
B. Synergy.
C. Pooled task interdependence.
D. Division of labor.
E. Group cohesiveness. 24. For organizational effectiveness, the best level of cohesiveness in groups is:
A. Low

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