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Transitioning to an Agile Organizational Culture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In business, there is a tenant in a full-operational agile environment which says 'People Take Priority Over Process.' What does this mean?

Question 2 2. In assessing a business organizations' culture, which of the following is NOT a useful question to ask about the organization?

Question 3 3. In business, there is a tenant in a full-operational agile environment which says 'Adaptive Rather Than Prescriptive.' What does this mean?

Question 4 4. Buddy is very concerned with supporting the culture of his business, Brick Head's Pizza. He decides to hire a new manager, named Tank, for the pizza chain. Why did he MOST likely hire Tank?

Question 5 5. How is culture sustained in an organization?

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Question 6 6. The method that adapts new employees to the culture of an organization is known as:

Question 7 7.

What is the pitfall associated with the high-level principles from the Agile Manifesto? Consider the following items.

(left): individuals, working software, customer collaboration, and responding to change (right): processes and tools, comprehensive documentation, contract negotiation, and following a plan

Question 8 8. Which of the following best describes the pitfall associated with process?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is NOT part of the Agile Manifesto?

Question 10 10. The best time for an organization to implement a new plan is when _____.

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Question 11 11. All of the following are areas an organization can focus on to overcome barriers to change EXCEPT _____.

Question 12 12. A large global restaurant chain recently began selling fried rice. However, after managers in several international markets spoke up, the company's franchised restaurants in those areas added fried noodles to their menu instead. Which change strategy was MOST likely used to get the company to consider this menu option?

Question 13 13. One of the tools for change management involves creating a(n):

Question 14 14. Which statement about agile change management is FALSE?

Question 15 15. All of the following are functions of change management EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. How might an employee react to a workplace change that will increase workload difficulty if that employee is not 100% sure he or she will be able to keep up with the new workload?

Question 17 17. A fast food restaurant chain decides to automate several of its front-end processes in order to save money by cutting down on the number of employees needed. How might this impact employees of the restaurant on a personal level?

Question 18 18. Which of the behavior reactions, or 4Ds, concerns confusion created by the initiation of change?

Question 19 19. Which of the following does NOT occur during step seven of Kotter's 8-step change model, consolidate gains to produce more change?

Question 20 20. As CEO of his company, Mack seeks to use Kotter's 8-step change model to make a comprehensive organizational change to improve efficiency and boost the company's sagging profits. As part of the first step, he outlines a program he believes will revive the business in six to nine months. What aspect of the first step in the change model did he miss?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following actions would a manager take to empower broad-based action?

Question 22 22. Which of the following does an organization have full control over?

Question 23 23. Amy works in a company that has had a very casual environment for years. Now she has to sign her name both electronically and on paper prior to submitting any work and she feels that this change is completely unnecessary. Identify which of the following factors motivates her resistance to change:

Question 24 24. Which of the following is a useful tactic after deciding on a change?

Question 25 25. In business, what is full-organizational agility?

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Question 26 26. What is the initial source of an organization's culture?

Question 27 27. Which of the following best summarizes the pitfalls associated with people?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a LIKELY outcome if management receives too many employee ideas about change within the organization?

Question 29 29. Since there is no single 'right' way to practice agile, it must be _____ for the organization in which it is being practiced.

Question 30 30. What might cause an employee to feel particularly distressed at finding out that his company is changing its main focus of business?

Transitioning to an Agile Organizational Culture Chapter Exam Instructions

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