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MGT502 Online Solved Quiz#4..Lecture#1 to 39...27 to 31


Numbers of correct options are written at the end of every question
Characteristics such as age, gender and marital status are known as _________________ 
Select correct option: 
 
 Psychographic characteristics 
 Biographical characteristics 
 Geographical characteristics   
 Behavioral characteristics 
 2

The management of Z&H Corporation is rethinking and redesigning those processes by which the organization can create value and get-ridding itself from operations that have become antiquated in the computer age. What is Z&H doing? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Merger
 
 Downsizing
 
 Rightsizing
 
 Reengineering
 
 4


Which of the following is the strength of the matrix structure? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Economies of scale
 
 Social empowerment
 
 Ability to facilitate coordination
 
 Adherence to chain of command
 
 
3
     
 
Mr. Ehsan, Manager ABC Company found that skills of workers and machinery used by them as compared to the competitors in the market are obsolete within a year, which type of challenge ABC Company is facing? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Globalization and Culture
 High Quality and Low Quality
 Rapid Pace of Change
 Multiple Stakeholders
 

     3
 
Which bargaining strategy is preferable for use in intra-organizational behavior? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Positive negotiation
 
 Distributive bargaining
 
 Integrative bargaining
 
 Equal bargaining
 
 3

E-Organizations rely MORE on: 
Select correct option: 
 
 Team Decision Making
 Individual Decision Making
 Virtual-Team Decision Making
 Group Decision Making 
 

     3
 
Question # 8 of 30 ( Start time: 10:23:49 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following situation determine dynamic environment? 
Select correct option: 
 
 High rate of change
 
 Steady conditions
 
 Predictable change
 
 Less need to decentralize
 
 1
Question # 9 of 30 ( Start time: 10:24:13 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
The cognitive process through which an individual selects, organizes but misinterprets environmental stimuli is known as___________ 
Select correct option: 
 
 Perception
 Projection
 Selective Perception   
 Mis-Perception
 
4
Question # 10 of 30 ( Start time: 10:24:33 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
In the following steps in decision making, which would come first? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Generate alternatives
 Rating of alternative 
 Make a choice
 Implement the decision
 
1
 

Equity theory was developed by: 
Select correct option: 
 
 McClelland
 Abraham Maslow
 Clay Alderfer
 J. Stacy Adams
 

     
 
Question # 13 of 30 ( Start time: 10:28:30 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Studies indicate that which of the following tends to decrease with increased tenure? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Job satisfaction
 Productivity
 Absenteeism
 Raises and promotion   

 3
Question # 14 of 30 ( Start time: 10:28:57 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
The management of Chanab Corporation discovers that its market is clearly divided between very different types of clients, with different support needs. To respond to this market diversity, management will probably choose to which of the following type of departmentalization? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Requirements
 
 Support
 
 Customer
 
 Matrix
 
 3



# 15 of 30 ( Start time: 10:29:30 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
The Fiedler model proposes: 
Select correct option: 
 
 Changing the leader
 
 Changing the situation
 
 Matching leaders and situations
 
 Changing the employees
 
 3

Question # 16 of 30 ( Start time: 10:29:53 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Mohsin has already presented two excellent reports. The report he has just presented is clearly not as good as the first two reports, yet he is given the same high grade as before. What shortcut has been used in this case? 
Select correct option: 
 
 The contrast effect
 
 The halo effect
 
 Stereotyping
 
 Projection
 
1
 
Question # 17 of 30 ( Start time: 10:30:13 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following OD technique is used to increase trust and openness among team members? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Team Building
 Survey Feedback 
 Sensitivity Training
 Process Consultation
1
 
Question # 18 of 30 ( Start time: 10:30:33 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
A national culture characteristic describing the extend to which a society feels threatened by uncertain and ambiguous situation and tries to avoid them is called__________________ 
Select correct option: 
 
 Short Term Orientation
 Long Term Orientation
 Uncertainty Avoidance
 Performance Orientation
 


Question # 19 of 30 ( Start time: 10:32:00 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Ability to understand what is read or heard and the relationship of words to each other is called ___________ 
Select correct option: 
 
 Verbal comprehension
 Non verbal comprehension 
 Perceptual speed
 Memory 
 2

Question # 20 of 30 ( Start time: 10:33:24 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following best describes supportive leadership style of path-goal theory? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Leader asks for suggestions
 Leader sets challenging goals
 Leader shows concern for subordinates
 Leader gives directions
 3


Question # 21 of 30 ( Start time: 10:33:48 AM )  Total Marks: 1     
Which of the following values would be most likely to be considered a terminal value by Rockeach? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Ambition
 Self-control
 Broad-mindedness
 Sense of accomplishment 
 


Question # 22 of 30 ( Start time: 10:34:20 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
In East, people like to work in groups and teams to achieve goals. It can be termed as which of the following cross cultural values: 
Select correct option: 
 
 Collectivism
 Individualism
 Power Distance
 Quantity of Life
 
1

Question # 23 of 30 ( Start time: 10:34:41 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following departmentalization achieves economies of scale by placing people with common skills and orientations into common units? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Functional
 
 Process
 
 Product
 
 Geographic
 
 

Question # 24 of 30 ( Start time: 10:35:43 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which one of the following is not considered as a part of organizational output? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Finished goods
 Services
 Dividends
 Capital
 
4
Question # 25 of 30 ( Start time: 10:36:37 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Group discussion is the part of which of the following OD technique for bringing change? 
Select correct option: 
 Team Building
 Survey Feedback   
 Sensitivity Training
 Process Consultation
 2

Question # 26 of 30 ( Start time: 10:37:02 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Manager praised Mr. Waqar for best performance and announced bonus of Rs.8000 for him. This is an example of which method of shaping behavior? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Negative Reinforcement
 Positive Reinforcement
 Punishment
 Extinction
 
2

Question # 27 of 30 ( Start time: 10:37:20 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Eden Corp has installed a new email system, but many staff members do not know of its features. Upper management decides to allocate a small portion of the company’s budget to solving this problem. A team that uses rational decision making to arrive at a solution should be aware that this case deviates from the assumptions of the rational decision making model in what way? 
Select correct option: 
 
 There are cost constraints
 
 The problem is not clearly defined
 
 The options available to the team are not known
 
 There are constraints on the options available 
 
1

Question # 28 of 30 ( Start time: 10:37:42 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Which of the following fields has most helped us understand differences in fundamental values, attitudes, and behavior among people in different countries? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Anthropology   
 Psychology
 Political science
 Operations research
 
1
Question # 29 of 30 ( Start time: 10:38:00 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Robert Katz identified three essential skills that managers need to have in order to reach their goals. What are these skills? 
Select correct option: 
 
 Technical, decisional and interpersonal
 Technical, human, and conceptual
 Interpersonal, informational and decisional
 Conceptual, communication and networking
 


Question # 30 of 30 ( Start time: 10:39:24 AM )  Total Marks: 1 
Rater Errors comprised of the following EXCEPT: 
Select correct option: 
 
 Central Tendency
 Leniency 
 Mis-perception
 Harshness


Question # 1 of 30 ( Start time: 10:51:05 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Ali migrated from Pakistan to a foreign country. He is disorientated by the country’s customs and has difficulty in adapting it. He also feels homesickness. What is Ali experiencing?
Select correct option:
       Culture shock
       Foreign culture
       Alien culture
       Adventure
1
Question # 2 of 30 ( Start time: 10:51:41 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following statements best characterizes self-managed teams?
Select correct option:
       Their team members often have low levels of job satisfaction
       Their team members prefer to work alone
       Their productivity is generally low
       They perform poorly during times of employee layoffs
4
Question # 3 of 30 ( Start time: 10:52:28 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following terms is part of the definition of a strong culture?
Select correct option:
       Low behavioral controls
       Narrowly shared values
       Deeply held values
       Weakly held values
3
Question # 5 of 30 ( Start time: 10:53:35 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Top executives, lower-level managers and business students tends to score highest in which of the following decision-making styles?
Select correct option:
       Conceptual
       Analytical
       Behavioral
       Ethical
2
Question # 6 of 30 ( Start time: 10:54:02 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is an important moderator of the satisfaction-turnover relationship?
Select correct option:
       Organization’s culture
       Management style
       Employee’s level of performance
       Employee’s values and attitudes
3
Question # 7 of 30 ( Start time: 10:54:27 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is NOT a conflict resolution technique?
Select correct option:
       Avoiding the conflict
       Appointing a devil’s advocate
       Exercising authoritative command
       Generating additional resources
1
Question # 8 of 30 ( Start time: 10:54:47 AM )         Total Marks: 1
According to attribution theory, which of the following is an example of externally caused behavior?
Select correct option:
       An employee is late because of a flat tire
       An employee was promoted because of his abilities
       An employee was fired because he slept on the job
       An employee was promoted because he was hard working
1
Question # 9 of 30 ( Start time: 10:55:12 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Organizing workshops and meetings to explain the changing nature of work is an example of which of the following tactics to overcome resistance?
Select correct option:
       Manipulation and cooptation
       Education and communication
       Participation
       Negotiation
2
Question # 10 of 30 ( Start time: 10:55:45 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is true of people with a Type A personality?
Select correct option:
       They are generally content with their place in the world
       They generally feel little need to discuss their achievements
       They are easy going and relaxed that’s why take no tension of work
       They have an intense desire to achieve and are extremely competitive
4
Question # 11 of 30 ( Start time: 10:56:10 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following is most likely to result from a strong organizational culture?
Select correct option:
       Low employee turnover
       Low employee satisfaction
       High employee turnover
       High absenteeism
3
Question # 12 of 30 ( Start time: 10:56:31 AM )         Total Marks: 1
What trait does a decision maker need to have if they are to fully appraise a problem and even see problems that others are not aware of?
Select correct option:
       Creativity
       Conceptual style
       Intuition
       Individuality
3
Question # 18 of 30 ( Start time: 11:00:31 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which one of the following would NOT be considered a human skill in Katz’s structure?
Select correct option:
       Decision making
       Communicating
       Working as part of a team
       Listening to others
1
Question # 19 of 30 ( Start time: 11:00:59 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Mr.Junaid rated Mr.Jibran high in his job evaluation because both belong to same area and graduated from the same University. It is an example of:
Select correct option:
       Central Tendency
       Halo effect
       Similar-to-me effect
       Misperception
3
Question # 20 of 30 ( Start time: 11:01:22 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Some individuals promote their image by describing others with whom they are associated in a positive light. These individuals are using which of the following impression management technique?
Select correct option:
       Conformity
       Flattery
       Association
       Self-promotion
3
Question # 23 of 30 ( Start time: 11:03:46 AM )         Total Marks: 1
What are the three classes of factors that influence perception?
Select correct option:
       Factors in the setting, factors in the environment and factors in the motives
       Factors in the perceiver, factors in the target and factors in the situation
       Factors in the character, factors in knowledge and factors in experience
       Factors in the personality, factors in the character and factors in the values
3
Question # 24 of 30 ( Start time: 11:04:08 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Maria is dissatisfied with the way that her manager treats her. She has quit her job and found a new position with another firm. She has expressed her dissatisfaction through ___________
Select correct option:
       Exit
       Voice
       Loyalty
       Neglect
1
Question # 26 of 30 ( Start time: 11:05:16 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Protecting the interests of deprived and less powerful is known as__________
Select correct option:
       Obligation
       Right
       Justice
       Duty
2
Question # 28 of 30 ( Start time: 11:06:26 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following departmentalization achieves economies of scale by placing people with common skills and orientations into common units?
Select correct option:
       Functional
       Process
       Product
       Geographic
1
Question # 29 of 30 ( Start time: 11:06:50 AM )         Total Marks: 1
A new committee within your university has been established that brings together specialists from all different departments to develop a new interdisciplinary program. The structure probably best meets the definition of which of the following?
Select correct option:
       Matrix structure
       Expert structure
       Boundary less structure
       Virtual structure
4
Question # 30 of 30 ( Start time: 11:07:15 AM )         Total Marks: 1
Which of the following theories was proposed by Douglas McGregor?
Select correct option:
       Hierarchy of needs theory
       Theories X and Y
       Two-factor theory
       Expectancy theory
2


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