Management and Organizational Behavior

7241 Words29 Pages
File: ch01, Chapter 1: Introducing Organizational Behavior

True/False

1. Organizational behavior is the study of human behavior in organizations.

Ans: True
Difficulty: Easy
Response: See page 4
Reference: Introducing Organizational Behavior

2. Learning about organizational behavior will help individuals develop a better work-related understanding about themselves and others.

Ans: True
Difficulty: Medium
Response: See page 4
Reference: Introducing Organizational Behavior

3. The early focus of the systematic study of management was on physical working conditions, principles of administration, and principles of industrial engineering.

Ans: True
Difficulty: Medium
Response: See page 4
Reference:
…show more content…
Ans: True
Difficulty: Easy
Response: See page 8
Reference: Organizations as Work Settings

18. Mission statements are specifically written for the benefit of an organization’s customers and not the organization’s employees.

Ans: False
Difficulty: Hard
Response: See page 9
Reference: Organizations as Work Settings

19. A mission statement is a comprehensive plan that guides organizations to operate in ways that allow them to outperform their competitors.

Ans: False
Difficulty: Hard
Response: See page 9
Reference: Organizations as Work Settings

20. Examples of corporate strategies prevalent in business today include: mergers, acquisitions, joint venture, global alliances, restructuring and divestitures.

Ans: True
Difficulty: Medium
Response: See page 9
Reference: Organizations as Work Settings

21. Understanding the dynamics of organizational behavior helps managers better mobilize and activate human capital and talents to best implement organizational strategies.

Ans: True
Difficulty: Medium
Response: See page 10
Reference: Organizations as Work Settings

22. Organizations that obtain resource inputs from the environment and transform them into outputs that are returned to the environment in the form of finished goods or services are viewed as open systems.

Ans: True
Difficulty: Medium
Response: See page 10
Reference: Organizations as Work Settings

23.
Get Access