Organizational Behavior

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Quiz 15 :

Organizational Change and Structure

Quiz 15 :

Organizational Change and Structure

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Outside influences for change in organizations, such as competitors' actions and customers' changing preferences are called ______.
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Which component below is an external force for change discussed in the textbook?
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Negative feedback from customers that has the potential to reach countless others online can immediately influence sales, and it can also enhance or damage the organization's reputation in the long term. This relates to which force for change?
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Which stage of Lewin's basic change model is one in which people begin to make peace with their doubts and uncertainties and embrace the new direction of the company?
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Major restaurant chain Chipotle has eliminated the use of genetically modified ingredients (GMOs); whole foods has committed to labeling any products containing GMOs by 2018, and Walmart is expanding its range of organic foods that are also free of GMOs. These are all examples of reactions to which force for change?
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Which one of Lewin's basic change model stages is the most difficult and stressful part of the change process?
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What are the stages of DADA syndrome?
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Which of the following is true according to Lewin's force field analysis?
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Amy is in charge of facilitating the change process for her company. She realizes that the first thing she needs to do is to explain the rationale for the change, break down the status quo, and challenge existing beliefs to understand how to start on a new path. She also knows that this will be the most difficult and stressful part of the change process, because challenging deeply held beliefs about the way things are done can provoke strong reactions from people. Amy is involved in which stage of Lewin's basic change model?
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Which one of Lewin's basic change model stages is where managers promote a sense of stability and consistency by creating reward systems, tracking behaviors, and setting up continuous training to further enhance skills?
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Many organizations now use social networks to market their products, build awareness of their brands, and connect more fully with their consumers because of which external force for change?
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When employees have to change the way that they do work due to changes in reporting relationships and the organizational hierarchy, then they are responding to which force for change?
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Which DADA syndrome stage is characterized by experiencing low emotional states and lack of motivation?
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Which force for change is defined as encouraging employees to come up with new ideas and new ways of doing things?
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Tailored marketing to appeal to interracial or same sex couples is a way for organizations to adapt to which force for change?
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Which stage of Lewin's basic change model is characterized by employees appearing to have embraced the change and where managers reinforce the new approach and help people internalize the changes?
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Which component below is an internal force for change discussed in the textbook?
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Looking at Lewin's basic change model, ______ requires explaining the rationale for change, breaking down the status quo, challenging existing beliefs, and understanding how starting on a new path is essential for the company's survival.
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Which one of Lewin's basic change model stages is where managers need to give employees time to adjust to change and ensure they are communicating with them consistently and effectively and reinforcing their vision for change?
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Which model of planned change explains how to initiate, manage, and stabilize the change process?
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