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Organizational Communication

Quiz 9 :

Organizational Communication

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Jared is planning a celebratory event at his organization for two retiring members with Janice.Janice believes they should get an ad hoc committee together and distribute the work,while Jared believes they should just get the aid of two other members and work collectively.What concept of the systems metaphor are they dealing with?
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Renee has determined a faster way to complete monthly inventory reports.When she proposes her idea to Sal,her supervisor,he responds,"That's a great suggestion Renee,however,because of the way each store's UPC labels are coded,we can't sort by department,only by store." Sal is using which type of organizational control?
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The ______ culture is focused on how things get done,not by what gets accomplished.
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Craig recently started working for a human resources consulting firm.He has been making comparisons between this organization and that of his previous job,where he worked in sales.One big difference Craig has noticed is that at his old job,people seemed much friendlier and there was a lot of interoffice socialization.At his new job,everyone works fairly isolated.Craig is experiencing which stage of organizational assimilation?
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One focus of organizing theory is explaining how organizational members can ______.
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A double interact consists of an act,a response,and a/an ______.
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The sense of belonging that individuals feel to an organization is known as ______.
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At the end of October,you and your coworkers decided to bring some fun into the office and wore Halloween costumes.However,your supervisor wasn't amused,and he has filed a complaint with Human Resources.During a meeting with HR,the Director says "according to the Employee Handbook,you have violated code five,which states that all employees must comply with a professional dress code.Failure to follow the dress code constitutes a violation of university regulations." Which form of control is being used?
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While ______ are by definition observable,interpreting what they mean may not always be obvious.
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Some consider The Beatles to be an example of ______;separately,they were not the best musicians,but together they created bestselling and critically acclaimed music.
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______ is the tendency for a given system to maintain stability in the face of change.
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After many months,Gina finally feels like she is a part of the organization.People actually come to her to get questions answered,and Phil doesn't call her "Noob" anymore (short for "newbie").What stage of assimilation does this refer to?
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Which of the following situations best describes an example of a double interact,as used in Weick's Information Systems Approach?
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Growing up,Austin's mother told him not to be a police officer because she thought it was too dangerous.Also,Austin never really liked shows that featured police officers,like Cops.What stage of assimilation does this refer to?
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Viewpoints organizational members hold about the world,including perceptions,thoughts,feelings,and beliefs,are called ______.
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Donelle is very upset that Pete is leaving their company.She thinks no one can do the job the way that he does.Pete assures her that he has seen many employees come and go,and while it will be somewhat different,things will eventually go back to "normal." Pete is referring to what concept of the systems metaphor?
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______ is considered positive nonsummativity,the ability to achieve more together than with individual effort.
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An organizational culture that adopts a low risk and rapid pace for feedback and rewards is known as a ______ culture.
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______ is the main reason why nonsummativity occurs.
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The informal communication processes within the organization,including stories,jokes,and gossip,constitute which of the following?
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