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41) ________ the mode of thinking that group members engage

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41) ________ is the mode of thinking that group members engage in when the desire for agreement so dominates the group that it overrides the need to realistically appraise alternative problem solutions.

A) Social loafing

B) Group polarization

C) Groupthink

D) Cognitive dissonance

E) Collective intelligence

42) Which stage of groupthink describes what precursors are associated with the development of groupthink?

A) concurrence seeking

B) decision-making defects

C) antecedents

D) symptoms of groupthink

E) poor decision outcomes

43) Which of the following is the correct sequence of the stages of groupthink?

A) antecedents, concurrence seeking, symptoms of groupthink, decision-making defects, poor decision outcomes

B) concurrence seeking, antecedents, symptoms of groupthink, decision-making defects, poor decision outcomes

C) antecedents, symptoms of groupthink,  decision-making defects, concurrence seeking, poor decision outcomes

D) symptoms of groupthink, antecedents, concurrence seeking, decision-making defects, poor decision outcomes

E) concurrence seeking, symptoms of groupthink, antecedents, decision-making defects, poor decision outcomes

44) In which stage of groupthink does a group member agree with the entire group's position, even when the group member might privately oppose the entire group's position?

A) antecedents

B) concurrence seeking

C) poor decision outcomes

D) decision-making defects

E) symptoms of groupthink

45) Which stage of groupthink occurs when group members feel pressure to conform and censor their own

A) symptoms of groupthink

B) poor decision outcomes

C) concurrence seeking

D) antecedents

E) decision-making defects

46) A team of experts at Cicada Inc. were asked to join hands to find ways of resolving an issue threatening to derail a key project. They have successfully worked together in the past. However, this time around, the solution they proposed was found to be less than satisfactory during implementation. Which of the following, if true, would best explain this disconnect?

A) The team members were also part of an informal group with common recreational interests.

B) The team members considered all aspects of the problem, including financial implications and time taken for implementation, while coming up with the solution.

C) The team consisted of members belonging to different age groups.

D) The team members were overly concerned about being too harsh in judging one another's ideas.

E) The team members spent a considerable amount of time asking and receiving suggestions and opinions from one another.

47) Which of the following stages of groupthink occurs when group members fail to make effective decisions?

A) antecedents

B) symptoms of groupthink

C) poor decision outcomes

D) decision-making defects

E) concurrence seeking

48) Which stage of groupthink occurs when the group exhibits unsatisfactory performance?

A) poor decision outcomes

B) concurrence seeking

C) symptoms of groupthink

D) decision-making defects

E) antecedents

49) The ________ stage of groupthink occurs when a group does not collect the needed information to make

A) decision-making defects

B) antecedents

C) poor decision outcomes

D) symptoms of groupthink

E) concurrence seeking

50) Which of the following statements about groupthink is true?

A) Groupthink cannot take place in a newly formed group.

B) A group with high levels of mistrust and conflicts is likely to be most susceptible to groupthink.

C) A group with a high level of cohesiveness is likely to be susceptible to groupthink.

D) Managers must help committees to establish groupthink to generate alternative problem solutions.

E) A group which is highly competitive will most probably result in groupthink.

 

 

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