• Question 1

2 out of 2 points

Small groups appear to perform better when it comes to ________.

• Question 2

2 out of 2 points

According to Maslow, a person stranded on a desert island would ________ before he or she worried about making weapons.

• Question 3

2 out of 2 points

Which leadership style tends to centralize authority and make unilateral decisions?

• Question 4

2 out of 2 points

Which is the best summary of goal-setting theory?

• Question 5

2 out of 2 points

________ assumes that employees have little ambition, dislike work, and avoid responsibility.

• Question 6

2 out of 2 points

Of the following, which is NOT thought to be an advantage of teams within an organization?

• Question 7

2 out of 2 points

The "two pizza" rule states that the best teams should be small enough so that they can be satisfied with no more than two pizzas.

• Question 8

2 out of 2 points

Rishi's boss encourages employees to participate in the decision-making process but does not give them complete freedom to do as they like. She has this kind of leadership style.

• Question 9

2 out of 2 points

Maslow sees food as being on the same level of need as which of the following?

• Question 10

2 out of 2 points

Individuals within a group ________.

• Question 11

2 out of 2 points

The promise of behavioral theories of leadership held that this would be possible.

• Question 12

2 out of 2 points

Leaders are ________.

• Question 13

2 out of 2 points

In the situational leadership theory (SLT), readiness is defined as ________ to perform a task.

• Question 14

2 out of 2 points

The key to motivation, according to Maslow, is to identify ________.

• Question 15

2 out of 2 points

Which three needs are recognized in McClelland's three-needs theory?

• Question 16

2 out of 2 points

Because leading is one of the four basic managerial functions, ________ leaders.

• Question 17

2 out of 2 points

One of the keys to being a good team leader is to know when to leave a team alone.

• Question 18

2 out of 2 points

Large groups appear to perform better when the goal of the group is to ________.

• Question 19

2 out of 2 points

McClelland's most influential need is the ________.

• Question 20

2 out of 2 points

As a group expands, individual productivity tends to decline.

• Question 21

2 out of 2 points

Groups tend to go through five stages as they develop.

• Question 22

2 out of 2 points

In the norming stage of group development, the group becomes cohesive.

2 out of 2 points

During a recent meeting, a shouting match arose between a design manager and a marketing representative about a marketing plan for a new product. This team seems to be at the ________ stage of group development.

• Question 24

2 out of 2 points

Compensation plans based on employee output or productivity are referred to as ________.

• Question 25

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is a lower-order need in Maslow's hierarchy?

• Question 26

2 out of 2 points

A manager with a Theory X view of human nature would ________.

• Question 27

2 out of 2 points

This stage involves the most conflict during the entire group development process.

• Question 28

2 out of 2 points

Maslow believes that higher-order needs ________.

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• Question 29

2 out of 2 points

Theory Y assumes that people inherently ________.

• Question 30

2 out of 2 points

A difficult skill for a team leader to learn is knowing when to ________ the team.

• Question 31

2 out of 2 points

Al is given two different "top priorities" from two different managers. Al is experiencing ________.

• Question 32

2 out of 2 points

According to Herzberg, in order to provide employees with job satisfaction, managers should concentrate on ________.

• Question 33

2 out of 2 points

Situational leadership theory (SLT) states that an R1 worker who is unable and unwilling to perform a task responds best to a telling leadership style.

• Question 34

2 out of 2 points

Goal-setting theory states that having specific goals improves performance.

• Question 35

2 out of 2 points

According to Herzberg, what controls satisfaction and motivation?

• Question 36

2 out of 2 points

Permanent work groups are not likely to go through this stage.

• Question 37

2 out of 2 points

Monica's boss allows her to make any decision she thinks is important on the spot without consulting anyone. Monica's boss has this kind of leadership style.

• Question 38

2 out of 2 points (Extra Credit)

An individual who wants to buy a home in a neighborhood with a low crime rate is satisfying which need?

• Question 39

2 out of 2 points

The ________ stage of the group development process is complete when members begin to think of themselves as part of a group.

• Question 40

2 out of 2 points

In the group development process, the group carries out its primary work during this stage.

• Question 41

2 out of 2 points

A theory that suggests that employees compare their inputs and outputs from a job to the ratio of relevant others is known as ________.

• Question 42

2 out of 2 points

Behavioral theories of leadership focused on ________.

• Question 43

2 out of 2 points

Most workers learn what is expected from them on the job from group ________.

• Question 44

2 out of 2 points

Group norms typically are established ________.

• Question 45

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is thought to best motivate professionals?

• Question 46

2 out of 2 points

This kind of work group brings individuals together from different work disciplines with different knowledge and skills.

• Question 47

2 out of 2 points

What does Fiedler's least-preferred coworker questionnaire measure?

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• Question 48

2 out of 2 points

On a pro football team, empowerment might manifest itself in which of the following?

• Question 49

2 out of 2 points

Maslow argued that each level in the needs hierarchy must be substantially satisfied before the next becomes dominant.

• Question 50

2 out of 2 points

Formal groups ________.

• Question 51

2 out of 2 points

According to Herzberg, which kind of characteristics are most closely associated with job dissatisfaction?