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51) Contemporary work teams in the United States evolved out

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51) Contemporary work teams in the United States evolved out of the problem-solving teams based on ______.

A) scientific management principle

B) time and motion studies

C) assembly line models

D) Japanese-style quality circles

E) contingency approach

52) Which of the following statements about self-managed work teams is true?

A) Members of a self-managed team learn specific tasks required to produce a product and avoid job rotation.

B) Self-managed teams consist of 5 to 15 employees who work together to produce an entire product.

C) Self-managed work teams evolved in the early to middle 1980s out of problem-solving teams.

D) Self-managed work teams laid the foundation for the special-purpose teams that arose in the

1990s.

E) Self-managed teams never take over managerial duties as scheduling work and vacations and ordering materials.

53) Identify the correct sequence of the stages of formal group development suggested by Bernard Bass.

A) group control, acceptance, communication/decision-making, group solidarity

B) acceptance, group solidarity, group control, communication/decision-making

C) group solidarity, acceptance, communication/decision-making, group control

D) group control, group solidarity, acceptance, communication/decision-making

E) acceptance, communication/decision-making, group solidarity, group control

54) At which stage of the group development process suggested by Bernard Bass is mistrust of one another  replaced by mutual trust?

A) group control

B) decision-making

C) group solidarity

D) communication

E) acceptance

55) At which stage of the formal group development process do members become more involved in group activities and cooperate, rather than compete, with one another?

A) decision-making

B) communication

C) acceptance

D) groupthink

E) group solidarity

56) In the _____ stage of the formal group development process, group members attempt to maximize the group's success by matching individual abilities with group activities and by assisting one another.

A) groupthink

B) acceptance

C) group control

D) communication

E) decision-making

57) At which stage of the formal group development process do members find belonging to the group extremely satisfying and are committed to enhancing the group's overall success?

A) group solidarity

B) forming

C) acceptance

D) groupthink

E) communication

58) Identify the most mature stage of the formal group development process.

A) decision-making

B) acceptance

C) group solidarity

D) communication

E) group control

59) A natural result of group solidarity is ________.

A) social loafing

B) exclusion

C) group control

D) groupthink

E) group conflict

60) ________ comes naturally as the mutual acceptance of group members increases and communication and decision making continue within the group.

A) Conformance threat

B) Group polarization

C) Groupthink

D) Cognitive dissonance

E) Group solidarity

 

 

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