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Mgmt 310a - Organization Behavior and Management

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Organizational Behavior 14e Robbins Judge Chapter 10 Understanding Work Teams 1 Which of the following helps explain the current popularity of teams Teams A are easier to manage B better utilize employee talents C are less expensive D promote socialization and cohesion E greatly increase efficiency Answer B Explanation As organizations have restructured themselves to compete more effectively and efficiently they have turned to teams as a better way to use employee talents Diff 2 Page Ref 314 Topic Why Have Teams Become So Popular Skill AACSB Analytic Skills Objective Popularity of Teams Quest Category Concept Definitional LO 1 2 The popularity of teams has increased Today percent of employers indicate that teamwork is a more important skill than it was two years ago A 10 B 22 C 35 D 51 E 76 Answer C Explanation In a recent poll 35 of employers consider skill to be much more important today than it was two years ago This change is probably due to the economic downturn and the perceptual need to work together Diff 2 Page Ref 314 Topic Why Have Teams Become So Popular Skill AACSB Analytic Skills Objective Popularity of Teams Quest Category Concept Definitional LO 1 1 Copyright 2011 Pearson Education Inc 3 Which of the following is not a reason for the recent popularity of teams A quick assembly and disassembly B increased employee motivation C efficient use of employee talent D slower deployment and refocusing E organizational democratization Answer D Explanation Organizations have turned to teams as a better way to use employee talents Teams are more flexible and responsive to changing events They can quickly assemble deploy refocus and disband Teams are an effective means for management to democratize organizations and increase employee motivation Diff 2 Page Ref 314 315 Topic Why Have Teams Become So Popular Skill AACSB Analytic Skills Objective Popularity of Teams Quest Category Concept Definitional LO 1 4 Which of the following statements best defines a work group



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