(a) refers to the set of alliances formed by senior management
(b) refers to the overall level of problems and opportunities stemming from munificence, interdependence, and volatility
(c) is restricted to the general environment of organizations..
1. The major types of goals for most organizations are ____________.
(a) Societal, personal, and output
(b) Societal, output and systems
(c) Personal and impersonal
(d) Profits, corporate responsibility, and personal
(e) None of the above..
A common mistake by managers facing crisis situations is ____________.
(a) Trying to get too much information before responding
(b) Relying too much on team decision making
(c) Isolating themselves to make the decision alone
(d) Forgetting to use..
A leadership prototype ____________.
(a) is useful primarily for selection and training
(b) uses LPC as an important component
(c) depicts the image of a model leader
(d) emphasizes leadership development..
A major difference between reinforcement and social learning theory is ____________.
(a) Reinforcement recognizes the existence of vicarious learning, and social learning does not
(b) Reinforcement recognizes objective consequences while social lear..
A major distinction between line and staff units concerns ____________.
(a) the amount of resources each is allowed to utilize
(b) linkage of their jobs to the goals of the firm
(c) the amount of education or training they possess
(d) their use o..
A manager who spends a lot of time explaining his or her motives and engaging in
frank and open dialogue could be described as using ____________.
(a) the KISS principle
(d) the grapevine..
A matrix structure ____________.
(a) reinforces unity of command
(b) is inexpensive
(c) is easy to explain to employees
(d) gives some employees two bosses
(e) yields a minimum of organizational politics..
A person facing an ethical dilemma involving differences between personal values and the expectations of the team is experiencing ____________ conflict.
(b) Intrasender role
(c) Intersender role