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Question 11.The marketing manager at Speedy Cellular has just sent her analysts a third survey about advertising ideas for a new cellphone. Which group decision technique is she applying?
Question 22.What are the three types of group decision making?
Question 33.A company seeking ideas for new products wants to generate as many ideas as possible from a group. Which group decision technique will they MOST likely use?
Question 44.The top executives at XYZ Corporation are deciding how much to offer the owners of a smaller company to buy them out. Each executive writes down an amount on a piece of paper, and, after a brief discussion, they make the final decision by secret ballot. Which group decision making technique are they applying?
Question 55.A basketball coach wants to make a trade for a controversial player, but he will not make the deal unless he is assured that the players on his team agree. He calls a meeting with his players, presents the trade and asks them to make a decision on going ahead with it. According to the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Mode, what leadership style is he using to make this decision?
Question 66.According to the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Model, which form of leadership should a manager use to make a quick decision that involves a relatively small amount of money?
Question 77.A CEO has a plan to buy out another company. He has a meeting with his department heads where he acts as a moderator. He wants the whole group to reach consensus on whether to go ahead with the idea or reject it. What leaderships style is he using to make this decision according to the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Model?
Question 88.What is the purpose of the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Model?
Question 99.Groupthink occurs:
Question 1010.The king of a small country wants to go to war. Everyone agrees with him in an attempt to gain his favor, even though they would be attacking a much larger nation. This an example of:
Question 1111.Groups that experience groupthink disregard _____ in order to maintain harmony in the group.
Question 1212.What is a preventative measure that can be taken to reduce the chances of groupthink?
Question 1313.A high quality decision is an example of
Question 1414.What is the major weakness to using the devil's advocate approach?
Question 1515.It is important for managers to make sure that the member's criticism is
Question 1616.What is the devil's advocate technique?
Question 1717.The principles that govern a person's or group's behavior are called:
Question 1818.This is a type of culture that makes a lot of assumptions about the commonality of the communications, views and knowledge.
Question 1919.This type of power is bestowed upon an individual due to their position within the organization.
Question 2020.This is a culture defined by a culture where issues are fully detailed and spelled out.
Question 2121._____ is the ability to utilize many minds to develop a multitude of ideas, leading to a high quality solution.
Question 2222.How might it be advantageous for a company to bring together a group of people who each have a unique perspective regarding an issue the company faces?
Question 2323._____ can hamper the judgment, mental alacrity and effectiveness of a group's decision making through _____.
Question 2424.The management group at Arrow Consulting contains many adventurous members who enjoy extreme sports and like to take risks in their everyday life. When they meet to decide on the direction for their new marketing campaign, the group comes up with an extremely risky approach that will either make the company millions or bankrupt them. How does this situation reflect group polarization?
Question 2525.A cohesive, agreeable decision made by more than one person is called a:
Question 2626.The following is TRUE in regards to group or individual decision making.
Question 2727.When to use group or individual decision making really comes down to these factors:
Question 2828.A _____ represents one person getting feedback from the group but making a decision on his or her own.
Question 2929.The analysts at Magic Marketing are meeting to discuss ideas for a new campaign for an important client. The facilitator leading the discussion advises the analysts not to criticize any new ideas at this point. Which group decision-making technique are they applying?
Question 3030.A marketing manager shows three new advertising ideas to her analysts. She wants their input, but will make the final decision herself. Which leadership style is she using according to the Vroom-Yetton-Jago Normative Decision Model?
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