Management Leading Study Set 1

Business

Quiz 18 :
Creating and Leading Change

Quiz 18 :
Creating and Leading Change

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Continually striving to improve is equivalent to becoming world class.
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False
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Being world class requires applying the best and latest knowledge and ideas and having the ability to operate at the highest standards of any place anywhere. Thus, becoming world class does not mean merely improving. It means becoming one of the very best in the world at what you do.

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The tyranny of the or refers to the difficulty in deciding between two undesirable choices.
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False
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The tyranny of the or is the belief that things must be either A or B and cannot be both, such as believing that only one goal and not another can be attained.

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Organization development supports human potential.
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True
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Organization development (OD) has an important underlying value orientation: it supports human potential, development, and participation in addition to performance and competitive advantage.

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Becoming world class is a goal that is applicable only to the private sector.
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Shared responsibility for change in very small organizations is often lost with growth and over time.
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Force-field analysis involves identifying an employee's charisma and leadership potential.
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In managing resistance to change, facilitation and support can be time-consuming and expensive and still fail.
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The companies that lead change most effectively establish a sense of normalcy and try to hide the pressures in the market from employees.
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Lots of happy talk from senior management helps avoid complacency.
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Asking for and listening to others' information and opinions and reflecting honestly on one's own successes and failures are part of lifelong learning.
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Which of the following is not a characteristic of world-class companies?
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In an ever-changing world, the challenge for organizations is not just to produce innovative new products but also to balance a culture that is innovative and that
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To survive and succeed in today's intensely competitive business world, companies should
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According to Collins and Porras, one of the essential characteristics of great companies is their relentless focus on
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Which of the following is part of the goal of becoming world class?
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Which of the following is one of the four basic types of organization development techniques?
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Organization development is a systemwide application of _____ knowledge to develop, improve, and reinforce the strategies, structures, and processes that lead to organization effectiveness.
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Picasso Graphics has adopted a new work flow for its office to improve efficiency. What type of organization development is that?
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Airtight Plastic Bags Inc. sent the members of its office staff for training in communication and teamwork. What type of organization development is this?
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Better Style Furniture Makers put a new program in place to attract employees who have skills that better match the company's needs. What type of organization development intervention is this?
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