Team Member Contributions & Interactions Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A person who gets things done by taking conversation and discussing and turning it into action and deliverables is called a(n)

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes group decision making?

Question 3 3. How does a perceptual set of beliefs, values and attitudes influence the behavior of people?

Question 4 4. It is crucial for a team player to have clear _________ with team members.

Question 5 5. Which of these terms is used to describe a sequence of planned activities aimed at improving teamwork to increase group cohesion and effectiveness?

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Question 6 6. _____ is the ability to utilize many minds to develop a multitude of ideas, leading to a high quality solution.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is a critical part of being a team player?

Question 8 8. Which type of team building is aimed at improving the specific teamwork skills which group members need to accomplish their goal and can be immediately applied in the workplace?

Question 9 9. The part a person plays in a specific situation is called a(n) _____.

Question 10 10. Roles that individuals take on to directly impede the progress of a thought or direction, as they do not agree with it are

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Question 11 11. A person who pushes the group towards decision-making is called a(n)

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Which of these terms describes the degree to which group members come together as one unit to reach a common goal?

Question 14 14. Which type of conflict are Marco and Peter experiencing in this scenario: Marco, who is a very sociable and open person, is working with Peter on a project for work. Marco quickly shares his ideas on what he thinks is the best course of action to take, but Peter is quite and provides very little input during the brainstorming session. If anything, he disagrees with Marco's ideas. Marco, being someone who is very sociable, might interpret Peter's lack of participation as Peter's displeasure with having to work with Marco. Now that Marco believes that Peter does not like him, Marco decides that he does not like Peter.

Question 15 15. Perception is _____.

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Question 16 16. Thomas and Jane are working on a proposal for a new PR strategy for their company. Thomas believes that they should focus on TV ads, while Jane believes they should focus on the world of social media because most other forms of communication are outdated. Identify the kind of conflict in this situation and the reason behind it.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a major source of people conflict in teams?

Question 18 18. Teams in organizations need strong _________ to perform well and reach their goals.

Question 19 19. Which of these is not considered a characteristic of cohesive groups?

Question 20 20. _____ can hamper the judgment, mental alacrity and effectiveness of a group's decision making through _____.

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Which type of team building is used to increase the understanding of who each group member is and how to better communicate with one another?

Question 23 23. Two coworkers are having a dispute about how to achieve the goal of their company, which is to introduce the most competitive product in the smart phones industry. In the heat of the argument, one of the workers calls the other a lazy good-for-nothing. Why is this an example of a people conflict?

Team Member Contributions & Interactions Chapter Exam Instructions

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