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Quiz 14 :

Organizations and Culture

Quiz 14 :

Organizations and Culture

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______ are tales based on real organizational experiences that have been passed down to become legends over time.
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Based on the competing values framework, which type of culture is a welcoming place, where employees openly share and form strong personal relationships, leaders tend to be perceived as mentors and coaches who focus on bringing out the best in each of their employees, and the success of the company is gauged against the performance and satisfaction of their employees?
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Based on the competing values framework, the ______ culture focuses on flexibility and discretion with an external emphasis. These organizations are fast moving and the quickest to adapt to changing markets.
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Of the competing values framework, the ______ culture exhibits a combination of stability and an internal focus.
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Which tool below provides a means to identify, measure, and change culture?
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Lillian is helping the new guy, Arthur, become more acquainted with his new job. She explains how it is important to take initiative by telling him about Sam who used to work for their company many years ago. After listening to Lillian, Arthur had a better understanding of what his new company expected from him. Lillian used which type of organizational culture artifact?
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Whether people in an office dress casual or formal is representative of which organizational culture artifact?
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Expectations, relationships, beliefs, body language, and roles are all examples of ______ components of culture.
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Personal appearances and dress codes, processes and structures, behaviors and attitudes, and artifacts of the culture, such as awards, myths, and stories are all examples of ______.
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Tom Chappell founded his company, which produces all-natural toothpastes, soaps, and related hygiene products, on the basis of developing strong relationships with a number of stakeholders, including employees, customers, suppliers, the community, and the environment. Which type of culture from the competing values framework best describes Tom's company?
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Oliver works in a place that has a formal chain of command and is internally focused. His manager, Amelia, uses her position to manage her employees and to emphasize the importance of efficiency, productivity, and organization in the day-to-day running of operations. Oliver and Amelia work for a company that fits which type of culture?
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Based on the competing values framework, which type of culture is positioned under the control and stability dimension, but places more emphasis on interactions conducted outside the organization with a view to increasing company competitiveness?
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Which term below is defined as a pattern of shared norms, rules, values, and beliefs that guide the attitudes and behaviors of its employees?
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Which term below is described as identifiable elements of an organization, which provide members and outsiders with a better understanding of its culture?
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______ consists of the components that lie beneath the surface of an organization, such as company values and assumptions.
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______ refers to the components of culture that we can see in an organization.
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Which organizational culture artifact below is defined as objects that express meaning about a culture?
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Bridget has a company that is externally focused and highly controlled. She feels that she needs to pressure her employees to perform in a demanding work environment in order to get the results she needs to beat the competition. Bridget's company would fit into which type of culture of the competing values framework?
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When the new CEO took over, Indestructible Insurance saw several quick changes. The new CEO got rid of organizational layers, making everyone's job seem more significant, and he changed to a more casual dress code. These changes are ______ that the CEO was trying to create a more empowering culture.
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What are the two main components of organizational culture?
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