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  1. Nick was a promising caseworker for an agency. After earning several lower-level promotions, he was appointed to a supervisory position. Supervisory work did not mix well with Nick's abilities and he fell into a professional rut. This is an example of the ________.
    A) Weber effect
    B) Peter principle
    C) Kanter syndrome
    D) Ouchi theorem
  2. Because of our sense of belonging and loyalty to in-groups, we often judge our own group's traits as virtues, but view the same traits in other groups as vices. This judgment of superiority is an example of ________.
    A) a lack of judgment
    B) subcultural relativity
    C) objectivity
    D) a double standard
  3. A leader of a group whose responsibility would be to keep the group moving towards its goal is classified as a(n) ________ leader.
    A) expressive
    B) democratic
    C) instrumental
    D) authoritarian
  4. As voluntary organizations, what do the College Young Democrats, Kiwanis Club, Uptown Stamp
    Collectors' Club, and National Rifle Association all have in common?
    A) They all offer people an identity.
    B) They all bring people into the political mainstream.
    C) They are all primary groups.
    D) They all generate social change.
  5. An attractive African American woman is conducting random interviews on campus to gather data on students' opinions on the reverse discrimination suit filed by white students at the
    University of Michigan School of Law. Four out of five of the white respondents and virtually all of the African American respondents favor the court's ruling and supports "bonus points" being given to applicants of color. Based on this information, what is probably affecting the data collection process?
    A) faulty hypothesis
    B) misunderstanding of the subjects' world
    C) interviewer bias
    D) inappropriate research method
  1. a instrumental
  2. b a double-standard
  3. c Peter principle
  4. d they all offer people an identity
  5. e interviewer bias

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to escape broken homes
  2. social networks
  3. Kanter discovered that the relationship was direct, showing that greater flexibility increases profits
  4. interviewer bias
  5. Edwin Sutherland

5 True/False questions

  1. With respect to group dynamics, what is the defining characteristic of a small group?
    A) It is composed of no more than three members.
    B) The group is stable.
    C) All members of the group are intimately involved with one another.
    D) All members of the group can interact directly with one another.
    all members of the group can interact directly with one another


  2. Organizing a workplace in such a way that it develops rather than impedes human potential is known as ________.
    A) humanizing a work setting
    B) empowering workers
    C) restructuring a workplace
    D) instilling employee loyalty
    humanizing a work setting


  3. Cloward and Ohlin addressed the street hustler as a role model for youth and the methods used to earn easy money through a life of crime. What did they call this career path of delinquency?
    A) illegitimate opportunity structure
    B) containment theory
    C) the theory of differential association
    D) social bond theory
    the starting nine on a baseball team


  4. In which group would there be the greatest number of relationships?
    A) a traditional marriage
    B) a panel of three
    C) the starting nine on a baseball team
    D) the starting five on a basketball team
    the graduating class of a large university


  5. The domination of organizations by a small, self-perpetuating elite is called ________.
    A) the Protestant ethic
    B) the iron law of oligarchy
    C) the spirit of capitalism
    D) the Thomas theorem
    Robert Michels