Organizational Studies and Human Resource Management and Group

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nagementPrin of MGT Q10 2 (THIS IS CHAPTER 15 STUDY GUIDE)
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1. In terms of group performance, the idea that: "the whole is equal to more than the sum of its parts" is the fundamental point in the concept of:
A. A command group.
B. Synergy.
C. An interest group.
D. A group norm.
E. Social loafing. 2. Groups which managers set up to accomplish organizational goals are known as:
A. Friendship groups.
B. Informal groups.
C. Formal groups.
D. Top management groups.
E. Cross-cultural groups. 3. The group of managers who are responsible for designing the long-range strategic plan for the organization is known as:
A. An informal
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Which of the following is a benefit that a manager could apply to group members when their group performs at a high level?
A. Computer software
B. A desirable work assignment
C. A cash bonus
D. Stock options
E. All of the above 26. The tendency of group members to exert less effort when they work in groups than they would exert if they were acting alone is known as:
A. Synergy.
B. Sequential task interdependence.
C. Reciprocal task interdependence.
D. Social loafing.
E. Virtual teamwork. 27. As group size increases,
A. Members are likely to think their individual contributions are not very important
B. Identifying individual contributions becomes more difficult
C. The chances of social loafing increase
D. Both A and B, but not C
E. all of the
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