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5 Matching questions

  1. Instrumental Leader
  2. Social Network
  3. Alienation
  4. The Rationalization of Society
  5. Goal Displacement
  1. a Tries to keep the group moving toward its goals; a.k.a. task-oriented leader
  2. b Even after an organization achieves its goal and no longer has a reason ton continue, continue it does; EX: March of Dimes
  3. c Refers to people who are linked to one another; Includes your family, friends, acquaintances people at work and school, and "friends of friends"
  4. d Bureaucracies, with their rules and emphasis on results, would increasingly dominate our lives
  5. e Karl Marx; When workers begin to feel more like objects than people; workers are being cut off from the finished product of their labor

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. One who gives orders
  2. Refer to how groups influence us and how we affect groups
  3. People who "meet" online to talk about almost any conceivable topic, from donkey racing and bird watching to sociology and quantum physics
  4. Ways of expressing yourself as a leader
  5. Operate in corporate life and are so powerful that they can affect your career; Feed better information to workers who have these characteristics, bring them into stronger networks, and put them in "fast track" positions

5 True/False questions

  1. Who is Dr. Asch and what did he study and why?Studied conformity; one-third gave in to the group half the time, providing what they knew to be wrong answers, two out of five gave wrong answers, but not as often, and one of four stuck to their guns and always gave the right answer (See page 127)


  2. Peter PrincipleLaurence Peter; Each employee of a bureaucracy is promoted to his or her level of incompetence


  3. Expressive LeaderUsually is not recognized as a leader; this person is more likely to crack jokes, offer sympathy, lift the group's morale


  4. The 5 Characteristics of Bureaucracies1. Clear levels, with assignments flowing downward and accountability flowing upward 2. A division of labor: each worker has a specific task to fulfill and are coordinated to accomplish the purpose of the organization 3. Written rules 4. Written communications and records 5. Impersonality and replaceability: The office is important, not the individual who holds the office


  5. CategorySimply a statistic; Consists of people who share similar characteristics; EX: all college women who wear glasses, all men over 6 feet tall