Organizational Behaviour Study Set 2

Business

Quiz 15 :

Organizational Change, Development, and Innovation

Quiz 15 :

Organizational Change, Development, and Innovation

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The Stinky Cheese Company has begun to behave rigidly and exhibit extreme inertia.What has happened?
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Organizations in a(n)________ environment must generally exhibit more change to be effective than those operating in a more ________ environment.
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What is the main reason reported for the failure of organizational change programs?
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C

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Perceived threat can be a motivator for change and prevent inertia.
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Which statement about environmental change, organizational change, and organizational effectiveness is TRUE?
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Inertia is most likely to occur when resources are absent and routines have been modified.
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Almost any organizational change effort must consider changes in ________ to be effective.
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Perceived threat can lead to extreme inertia.
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When a university program was threatened by low enrollment, the faculty spent many hours revising the curriculum.Resources were invested but the revised curriculum looked like the old one.What happened?
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Some degree of capability, opportunity, and ________ must be present for successful change.
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In order for change to occur, people must have the
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What can cause organizations to unfreeze, scan the environment, and be motivated to change?
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What effect does the perception of threat have on change?
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The perception of threat can be a motivator for change or result in extreme inertia.
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The main reason for the failure of organizational change programs is the failure to change an organization's culture.
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When is inertia most likely to occur?
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To achieve and maintain seamless change, hyper-turbulent environments need to have the qualities of a ________ organization.
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Unfreezing
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Sometimes when threat is perceived, organizations unfreeze.
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Recent research is showing that some organizations experience constant, unpredictable, non-linear change.These environments are called
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