Organizational Behavior Study Set 14

Business

Quiz 1 :

Introducing Organizational Behavior

Quiz 1 :

Introducing Organizational Behavior

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Organizational behavior scholars believe that there is one "best" or universal way to manage people and organizations.
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Managerial roles that involve working directly with other people, according to Henry Mintzberg, are called human roles.
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Controlling is the process of creating work structures and systems and arranging resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
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Employee satisfaction is defined as the quality and quantity of the work produced or the services provided by a work unit as a whole.
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Organizational climate is the study of human behavior in organizations.
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The U.S. Census Bureau predicts that America will become a true plurality by 2060, with no one ethnic or racial group being in the majority.
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A manager's informational roles include being a figurehead, leader, and liaison.
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According to Henry Mintzberg, when a manager acts as a disturbance handler, this is an interpersonal role.
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In the modern workplace, important trends include the demise of "command-and-control" type of organizational structures and a commitment to ethical behavior.
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Managerial roles involving decision making that affects other people, according to Henry Mintzberg, are called technical roles.
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Evidence-based management uses hard facts and empirical evidence to make decisions.
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Given the importance of teams, organizational behavior is an academic discipline devoted only to understanding group behavior.
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In the workplace today, management is most effectively accomplished by "directing" and "controlling" rather than "supporting."
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The developmental sequence begins with initial experience and subsequent reflection.
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Organizational behavior clearly indicates that managers should be held accountable for task performance results but not job satisfaction results since job satisfaction results are the domain of employees.
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Decisional roles include seeking out problems to solve and opportunities to explore, helping to resolve conflict, allocating resources, and negotiating with other parties.
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Henry Mintzberg identified the set of roles that managers perform as technical, human, and conceptual.
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Today, Hispanics are the fastest growing community in the modern workplace in the United States.
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The four basic functions of management are delegating, leading, controlling, and decision making.
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Organizational behavior is an interdisciplinary body of knowledge with strong ties to psychology, sociology, and anthropology.
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