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Robbins Chapter15

Robbins Chapter15

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 Essentials of Organizational Behavior, 10e
(Robbins/Judge)Chapter 15 Organizational Culture
1) ________ is a shared system of meaning held by the organization's members that distinguishesthe organization from other organizations.A) InstitutionalizationB) Organizational cultureC) SocializationD) FormalizationE) Corporate imageAnswer: BDiff: 1 Page Ref: 231cTopic: What Is Organizational Culture?2) Which of the following is not a primary characteristic that captures the essence of organizationalculture?A) attention to detailB) innovationC) formality orientationD) team orientationE) outcome orientationAnswer: CDiff: 2 Page Ref: 231Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?3) ________ is the characteristic of organizational culture that addresses the degree to whichmanagement decisions take into consideration the effect of outcomes on people within theorganization.A) HumanisticB) CommunityC) TeamD) People orientationE) RelationshipAnswer: DDiff: 2 Page Ref: 231Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?
1Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall
 
4) The key characteristic of organizational culture that addresses the degree to which people arecompetitive rather than easygoing is termed ________.A) assertivenessB) competitivenessC) aversivenessD) risk takingE) aggressivenessAnswer: EDiff: 2 Page Ref: 231Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?5) The key characteristic of organizational culture that addresses the degree to which employeesare expected to exhibit precision is termed ________.A) accuracy orientationB) accountabilityC) attention to detailD) stabilityE) reactivityAnswer: CDiff: 1 Page Ref: 231Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?6) The key characteristic of organizational culture that assesses the degree to which organizationalactivities emphasize maintaining the status quo in contrast to growth is termed ________.A) permanenceB) aggressiveness orientationC) stabilityD) competitivenessE) reflexivityAnswer: CDiff: 1 Page Ref: 231Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?7) Organizational culture isA) not concerned with how employees perceive their culture.B) a descriptive term.C) concerned with whether employees like certain characteristics of their culture.D) evaluative.E) synonymous with job satisfaction.Answer: BDiff: 2 Page Ref: 231Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?
2Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall
 
8) In contrasting organizational culture with job satisfaction, organizational culture is a(n) ________ term, while job satisfaction is a(n) ________ term.A) predictive; reactiveB) implied; statedC) reflective; affectiveD) descriptive; evaluativeE) inductive; deductiveAnswer: DDiff: 2 Page Ref: 232Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?9) The macro view of culture that gives an organization its distinct personality is its ________ culture.A) dominantB) sub-C) strongD) nationalE) marginalAnswer: ADiff: 1 Page Ref: 232Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?10) Cultures within an organization that are defined by departmental designations are often called ________.A) micro-culturesB) subculturesC) divisional culturesD) microcosmsE) counter culturesAnswer: BDiff: 2 Page Ref: 232Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?11) Which characteristic is not reflective of subcultures?A) includes core values of the organizationB) typically defined by department designationsC) rejects the core values of the dominant cultureD) usually defined by geographical separationE) includes values unique to members of a department or groupAnswer: CDiff: 2 Page Ref: 232Topic: What Is Organizational Culture?
3Copyright © 2010 Pearson Education, Inc. Publishing as Prentice Hall

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