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Introduction to Organizational Theory Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In which of the following scenarios is Tiny Soles, a children's shoe manufacturer, in the growth stage of the organizational life cycle?

Question 2 2. In which of the following scenarios is Sugar Overload Bakery in the decline stage of the organizational life cycle?

Question 3 3. Which of the following terms is BEST associated with the critical perspective of organizational culture?

Question 4 4. Which statement concerning the traditional perspective of organizational theory is MOST accurate?

Question 5 5. Employee behavior, culture of the organization, mission statement, and leadership styles are frequently considered to be part of the organization's _____ environment.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following SWOT analysis factors focuses on the internal environmental characteristics of the organization?

Question 7 7. Which statement concerning organizational success is MOST accurate?

Question 8 8. Heather, who is considered a very capable leader, wants to ensure that she creates a culture of engagement to help her organization succeed. Which of the following will contribute towards that goal?

Question 9 9. First National Bank is classified as exerting utilitarian control according to the Etzioni typology. What does this mean?

Question 10 10. What question does the Blau-Scott typology ask?

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Question 11 11. In which perspective is communication seen as a tool in building organizational reality?

Question 12 12. The traditional perspective sees the culture in an organization as created by which of the following?

Question 13 13. Successful organizations need both ________ leaders and _______ managers.

Question 14 14. Which of the following are the steps leaders can use to ensure their organization's success?

Question 15 15. Khalid believes that social science research should be systematic and run similar to experiments in the natural sciences. He is most likely to agree with the _____ approach to social science research.

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Question 16 16. Gerry is a social science researcher who believes that social structures like racism exist whether we acknowledge them or not. Gerry is most likely to agree with the _____ approach.

Question 17 17. Hazel rented space in a commercial kitchen and began hiring people during which stage of the organizational life cycle?

Question 18 18. An organization reaches a size that fits its environment and no longer needs to grow at the beginning of which stage of the organizational life cycle?

Question 19 19. Factors that are frequently considered part of the internal environment include all of the following EXCEPT?

Question 20 20. In a SWOT analysis, strengths and weaknesses affect an organization's _____ environment.

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Question 21 21. Gentrification, Inc. is a company whose presence in a neighborhood has caused the rents to rise so quickly that middle class and lower class families can no longer afford to live there. This is an example of how organizational impact relates to _____.

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an intentional organizational impact?

Question 23 23. When looking at the Etzioni typology and the combination of power and involvement, which is the MOST realistic?

Question 24 24. The core of the Blau-Scott theory is _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is true of the interpretive perspective?

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Question 26 26. Today's leaders play a key role in ____?

Question 27 27. Clarissa is researching the reasons people choose their careers. She believes that they choose what they do based on the opportunities provided to them by their environment, which means that she most likely agrees with the _____ approach.

Question 28 28. An organization in which stage of the Organizational Life Cycle is most likely to be informally run by one person?

Question 29 29. Examples of factors affecting an organization's external environment include all of the following EXCEPT?

Question 30 30. When Dirty Money Corporation discovers that it costs a lot of money to clean up the pollutants released by their factories, they lobby politicians to loosen restrictions, which is an example of organizational impact through _____.

Introduction to Organizational Theory Chapter Exam Instructions

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