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Organizational Behaviour

Business

Quiz 12 :

Power, Politics, and Ethics

Quiz 12 :

Power, Politics, and Ethics

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Expert power corresponds to the difficulty of
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What kind of power is most likely to be ineffective?
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B

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Which of the following statements concerning power is FALSE?
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C

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Legitimate power
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I have referent power over you.This means that
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A well-liked Nobel Prize winner has considerable influence among the members of his scientific research team.This person is high on which two bases of social power?
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A leader's legitimate power is the power base most consistently associated with employee effectiveness.
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Which base of individual power is most closely associated with one's position or job in the organization?
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The more critical and unusual an individual's expertise,the more referent power she has.
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Power is defined as
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Of the various bases of individual power,expertise is most consistently associated with employee effectiveness.
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Jane,a professor,has more important publications than anyone in her university department.She is very high on the ________ power base.
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Effective managers are generally viewed as being high in coercive power.
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Two army officers get into an argument,and one cites his rank in an attempt to settle the matter.To which power base is he resorting?
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Power is a concept that applies to individuals.
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Which base of individual power is most consistently associated with employee effectiveness?
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A military commander who is well liked and admired by his troops is leading them on a highly structured mission.We can be certain that the commander is high on two bases or power.What are they?
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Power can exist in a relationship even though it is not used or exercised.
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Coercive power
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Referent power is especially potent because
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