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the accommodating conflict management style is one where you are concerned that the other party's goals be met but relatively unconcerned with getting your own way
two females are involved in the conflict than when the conflict is between males
according to levinson, an important personal life transition that includes beginning to separate from ones parents and become less emotionally and financially dependent occurs during the career:
an adaptive organizational culture is one that
encourages confidence and risk taking among employees
an analysis of medical claims at chaparral steel co. identified lower back problems as the most common problem experienced by steelworkers and managers alike. the interdisciplinary approach most appropriate for this problem would be
an appropriate organization development technique when the organization is large and the objective is to reach as many employees as possible is
the aspect of psychological contracting concerned with empathy, caring, and esteem may require what type of support for the newcomer?
the behavioral tendencies associated with an equal versus equal power relationship is:
the tendency to compete
a business organization that continuously faces an environment of considerable uncertainty is more likely to pursue a strategy and set of goals characterized by
the change and acquisition stage of organizational socialization occurs during the ________ career stage
changing an organization's culture is difficult because
assumptions are deeply ingrained, even below consciousness
the comment from a long service employee in a recent hire, "thats the way we do it here" is an example of a
corporate leaders can greatly influence and shape organizational culture through
consistently demanding corporate values in measuring and rewarding employee performance
the degree of differentiation most affected by employees specialized knowledge, education, or training is
disagreements over wages and working conditions between a union and an employer are usually resolved through
an example of the subjective element of a career is
your perception of potential in a chosen occupation
the extent to which work activities are defined and routinely performed the same way is known as
for an organization to take advantage of its larger size into the 21st century , it must become
centerless with a global core
a good organization development effort that can relieve role ambiguity and conflict is
management by objective
individuals reassess their goals and feel the need to make changes in their career dreams during which stages of the career stage model
in lewin's force field analysis technique, the status quo can be viewed as a/an:
state of equiliibrium
an internally initiated change can frequently stall or even be rendered unsuccessful because of
the job design method aimed at increasing the motivational factors in a job are called
job enlargement was developed to overcome the problem of
boredom associated with scientific management approach to jobs
lawrence and lorsch suggested that an organization's complexity should mirror
the complexity of the environment
the managerial intervention most appropriate for the disorientation reaction to change is:
explanation and planning
a mechanic structure is most reflected when
formalization is high, specialization is high, and centralization is high
middle managers frequently are caught in a power squeeze, this conflict takes the form of
a negotiation approach where each party seeks to maximize its resources is called
one occasion in which managers should work to stimulate conflict is when:
the group suffers from group think
an organization pursing a market differentiation strategy should have structural characteristics that include
moderate to high complexity and moderate centralization
organizations should tie the newcomers rewards as explicitly as possible to performance during which stage of the adjustment to a new organization
change and acquisition
an organization that faces considerable environmental uncertainty and rapid change is more likely to be successful with
an organic structure
a participative approach to overcome resistance to change would be appropriate when:
goals are compatible by several groups resist
people whose jobs are high on the five core dimensions are generally
more motivated, more satisfied, and more productive than others
person-role conflicts typically stem from differences in ________ between the focal person and the organization or work group.
the person who most typically provides evaluate feedback to the newcomer employee is
an immediate superior
the process of connecting jobs and departments into a coordinated, cohesive whole is known as
the process of constructing and adjusting an organization's structure to achieve its goals is
reality shock typically occurs during which stage in the adjustment of a newcomer to an organization
Real world 13.1 Cynthia Stroum ambassador to luxembourg...what form of conflict?
selecting the textbooks, formulating course objectives, specifying course requirements, determining instructional methods, preparing exams, and evaluating student performance provide the college professor with
self-perceived talents, motives, and values that guide an individual's career decisions are called:
a significant difference between job enlargement and job enrichment is that
enrichment vertically loads a job whereas enlargement horizontally loads a job.
the strong culture perspective states that organizations with strong cultures
performs better than other organizations
a study was done comparing 2 generations the 70's and 90's, what was the conclusion?
the conclusion was that other than having more options for entertainment, the young people of 1997 were worse off in every way.
a temp set of organizations designed to come together swiftly to exploit an apparent market opportunity is called a
to avoid dysfunctional conflicts in virtual teams, a manager should:
make sure their tasks fit their methods of interacting
two machines operators disagree over the cause of an equipment breakdown. this conflict is based on differences in:
two of your employees are having a disagreement over the scheduling of a production run, an appropriate way to resolve this conflict is:
confront or negotiate with the parties
the underlying dimensions of the kilmann saxton culture gap survey are
changing org. culture best way to asset
when a child gets sick at school, the parent often must leave work to care for the child. this would be an example of:
when a corporate president is the first employee to give blood during a corporate blood drive, this is an example
when a nursing supervisor failed to check the admin of all medications for the nurses she was supervising, the result was a near fatality b/c a patient was not given the required medication by a charge nurse. the nursing supervisor exhibited what kind of role behavior in believing she could simply trust the nurses and did not have to do a double check their actions?
when a person continually responds with pessimism to attempts at solving a problem, he/she is displaying:
when examining career stages, levinson has recommended that because work and life are inseparable, you should also take into account
when examining the relationship between size and basic design dimensions, small organizations have more _______ than large organizations
when southewestern bell emphasizes the importance of management training by kicking off classes using a high-ranking executive and has a graduation ceremony when classes are completed, they have utilized:
a rite of renewal and rite of passage
which of the following are skills required to be successful in todays work environment
know why you are making each job move, including both what it'll and gain for you
which of the following competitive or market environments would be considered relatively stable
which of the following departments would possibly have the most flexible structure
research and development
which of the following is an argument used to support the standardized job approach of scientific management in the early days of the american industrial revolution
simplifying work allowed workers of diverse ethnic backgrounds to work together
which of the following is an incorporate match of holland's personality types and occupations
realistic...pro baseball player
which of the following is most difficult to communicate and understand in socializing new employees
which of the following statements best reflects the scholarly position on the proper pace of change for organizations
EI has been found to be important in many cultures
which of the following styles of conflict management results in both parties (persons or groups) to the dispute giving something up to reach an understanding
which of the following would best reflect the form of conflict between oracle and sap as described in your thinking ahead looking back feature of ch. 13
interrogationazional conflict - oracle claimed that sap made 100s of 1000s of illegal downloads & several 1000s copies of oracles software.
while lewin presents the steps to change a progressive process, recent research indicates
that these steps occur simultaneously and about freezing and unfriending their followers
you are supervising two work crews that work in adjacent departments performing nearly the same task. you decide to create a competitive situation between them as a means of increasing productivity and performance. hopefully you realize that:
conflict may emerge and hostile and aggressive behaviors may be disruptive.
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