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1) Organizational behavior is an interdisciplinary body of knowledge with strong
ties to all of the following disciplines EXCEPT:
A. sociology.
B. anthropology.
C. psychology.
D. physics.
2) Which of the following statements about organizational behavior is NOT
A. organizational behavior seeks to improve the quality of work life.
B. organizational behavior has strong ties to the behavioral sciences and allied
social sciences.
C. organizational behavior seeks to improve the performance of people, groups,
and organizations.
D. organizational behavior is divorced from the disciplines of political
science and economics.
3) __________ is a multidisciplinary field devoted to understanding individual and
group behavior, interpersonal processes, and organizational dynamics.
A. performance management.
B. organizational behavior.
C. workgroup analysis.
D. motivation.
4) Organizations are encouraged to develop a dominant and coherent set of
__________. Although every member may not agree with them, all members will
know they are important.

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A. common perceptions
B. observable attitudes
C. shared values
D. implicit needs
5) In the context of the three important levels of cultural analysis in organizations,
the level referred to as __________ can play a critical part in linking people
together and can provide a powerful motivational mechanism for members of the
A. implicit culture
B. shared values
C. common culture
D. observable culture
6) Which of the following statements about the management of organizational
culture is NOT correct?
A. corporate culture can be managed by using organizational development
techniques to modify specific elements of the culture that address both external
adaptation and internal integration.
B. good managers are able to help build resilient cultures in situations where the
features of strong cultures are absent.
C. dictate rules from the top of the organization.
D. corporate culture can be managed by directly modifying the observable culture,
shared values, and common assumptions that deal with issues of external adaptation.
7) According to the research conducted on the nature of managerial work, which
of the following is false?

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A. managers spend much time working alone.
B. managers work long hours.
C. managers work with many communication media.
D. managers work at fragmented and varied tasks.
8) Scientific methods models are simplified views of reality that try to identify
major factors and forces underlying real-world phenomenon.
A. False
B. True
9) A person who is a __________ assumes a unique responsibility for work that is
accomplished largely through the efforts of other people.
A. change agent
B. human resources director
C. manager or team leader
D. team member
10) Which of the following statements about the role of language in cross-cultural
communication is NOT correct?
A. Australia, Canada and the United States have low-context cultures.
B. In low-context cultures, the message is rarely conveyed by the words
someone uses, with greater emphasis on the “context” in which the words are
C. In high-context cultures, must of the message communicated must be inferred
or interpreted from the context, which includes body language, the physical setting and
past relationships.
D. Members of low-context cultures are very explicit in using the spoken and
written word.

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