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Agile Leaders, Teams & Environments Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Hamsa is a web designer. At her company, instead of working with a bunch of other web designers, Hamsa works on a diverse team with sales people, customer service reps, and others. Each team that she works on is assembled for a very specific project. Hamsa is most likely working at a company using the _____ model of organizational structure.

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Question 2 2. It's very important to Malia that everyone at her company have a boss that they can report to. She believes this will make people's responsibilities clearer to everyone and make the company easier to coordinate. Malia will most likely use the _____ structure for her company.

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Question 3 3. Tomas really wants his employees to be creative and innovative. He also wants them to be happy and satisfied with their jobs. Based on this, Tomas should probably use the _____ structure for his company.

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Question 4 4. What type of boundary acts as a barrier between members of the same organization who are physically separated?

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Question 5 5. Why did Jack Welch want to restructure his multibillion dollar organization to operate similarly to a family grocery store?

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Question 6 6. Which type of boundary impedes communication and interaction between organizational members who operate at different levels within an organization?

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Question 7 7. Which of these would be an example of a 'telling' question?

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Question 8 8. High performance questions have all of these characteristics EXCEPT:

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Question 9 9. When conducting high performance questioning, it is more important to _____ than _____.

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Question 10 10. A SAFe team self-assessment results in what form of data?

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Question 11 11. What is the primary advantage of a kanban board over other evaluative agile team metric tools?

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Question 12 12. Iteration metrics express both functionality and quality. Which of the following is an example of a functionality metric?

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Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT essential for leading an agile team?

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Question 14 14. Which of the following options are NOT key in developing an agile team?

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Question 15 15. What is a main theme for leading an agile team?

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Question 16 16. The main advantage for companies to adopt agile values and principles is that they:

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Question 17 17. In an agile environment, _____ help to create trust and an atmosphere of collaboration.

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Question 18 18. While agile, when in the context of software development, is considered more related to culture and behavior, Scrum and Kanban are:

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Question 19 19. In business, what is full-organizational agility?

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Question 20 20. In business, why might operational silos be an impediment when transforming to a full-organization agile environment?

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Question 21 21. In assessing a business organizations' culture, which of the following is NOT a useful question to ask about the organization?

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Question 22 22. Zaf's company is structured horizontally, so there isn't always a clear chain of command because everyone works together in teams. Zaf's company is most likely using the _____ model of organizational structure.

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Question 23 23. Which of the following is a method to reduce or eliminate horizontal boundaries within an organization?

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Question 24 24. Which of these is an example of a high performance question that could be useful in a team setting?

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Question 25 25. While a kanban board can be configured to suit specific situations, it must have three sections. What are they?

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Question 26 26. Which type of communication is integral for agile leadership?

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Question 27 27. According to most dictionaries, the term agile is defined as:

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Question 28 28. In business, there is a tenant in a full-operational agile environment which says 'Adaptive Rather Than Prescriptive.' What does this mean?

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Question 29 29. Xi is the CEO of a company. It's very important to her that there's a high degree of control in her company and that all big decisions ultimately go through her. Xi's company most likely structured using the _____ model of organizational structure.

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Question 30 30. Rachel works for an organization that has become stagnant and is falling behind its competition since it is no longer incorporating customer feedback. This is a negative consequence of which of the following types of boundaries?

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Agile Leaders, Teams & Environments Chapter Exam Instructions

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