What Are Your Social Values?79 A global environment requires that managers deal with people who hold many different values and ideas. Respond to each of the following statements based on your beliefs and indicate whether the statement is Mostly True or Mostly False for you. Achieving one's personal goals is more important than achieving team or organization goals. Children should take great pride in the individual accomplishments of their parents and vice versa. Pay and bonus systems should be designed to maximize individual interests over mutual interests. I believe that orderliness and consistency should be stressed in society, even at the expense of experimentation and innovation. Organizations work better when people do not break rules. Organizations should spell our job requirements in derail so that employees know what they are supposed to do. I want to compete for high-level jobs and high earnings. People should be encouraged to be assertive rather than nonassertive. In an organization, people should be encouraged to be tough more than tender. As a manager, I would want an egalitarian working relationship with my direct reports rather than maintaining distance from them. Organizations should encourage subordinates to question their leaders. Authority should be based on one’s ability and contribution rather than on one's position in the hierarchy. People in society will be happier if they accept the status quo rather than try to change things for the days ahead. I prefer a norm of taking life events as they occur rather than constantly planning ahead. I believe in focusing on current problem rather than trying to make things happen for the future.

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Management, Loose-Leaf Version

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Richard L. Daft
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Richard L. Daft
Publisher: South-Western College Pub
ISBN: 9781305969308

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Chapter 4, Problem 1EE
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What Are Your Social Values?79

A global environment requires that managers deal with people who hold many different values and ideas. Respond to each of the following statements based on your beliefs and indicate whether the statement is Mostly True or Mostly False for you. Chapter 4, Problem 1EE, What Are Your Social Values?79 A global environment requires that managers deal with people who hold

  1. Achieving one's personal goals is more important than achieving team or organization goals.

  • Children should take great pride in the individual accomplishments of their parents and vice versa.
  • Pay and bonus systems should be designed to maximize individual interests over mutual interests.
  • I believe that orderliness and consistency should be stressed in society, even at the expense of experimentation and innovation.
  • Organizations work better when people do not break rules.
  • Organizations should spell our job requirements in derail so that employees know what they are supposed to do.
  • I want to compete for high-level jobs and high earnings.
  • People should be encouraged to be assertive rather than nonassertive.
  • In an organization, people should be encouraged to be tough more than tender.
  • As a manager, I would want an egalitarian working relationship with my direct reports rather than maintaining distance from them.
  • Organizations should encourage subordinates to question their leaders.
  • Authority should be based on one’s ability and contribution rather than on one's position in the hierarchy.
  • People in society will be happier if they accept the status quo rather than try to change things for the days ahead.
  • I prefer a norm of taking life events as they occur rather than constantly planning ahead.
  • I believe in focusing on current problem rather than trying to make things happen for the future.
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