Organisational Behavior - ADL-05-Ver1

Assignment - A
Question 1. What is your understanding of Johari Window? What is the major difference between blind and hidden area, how does it facilitates a manager in his/her organizational life? Answer: A Johari window is a cognitive psychological tool created by Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham in 1955 in the United States, used to help people better understand their interpersonal communication and relationships. It is used primarily in self-help groups and corporate settings as a heuristic exercise. Note: Visit for complete and best solution: DistPub.com Question 2. How will you us the concept of Transactional Analysis for removing dysfunctional behavior in your organization? Substantiate your answer with suitable illustration. Question 3. What is stress? Is it always bad for the individual? Explain the nature, mechanism and classification of stress. Question 4. In our culture, do you think the traditional or the behavioral approach to conflict management is most frequently taken by the managers? Give the plausible reasons for your projected answer? Question 5. Apply the concepts of activities, interactions, and sentiments to the group in which you have been a member either in academic setting or in a work setting and describe the events. Describe for each concept the required and emergent behavior in that situation.

Assignment - B
Question 1. Describe your own pattern of needs and discuss the kind of work environment that will be most satisfying to you in terms of fulfilling your needs from the any theory of work motivation Question 2. Explain the concept of perceptual defence. What are most common perceptual errors that you make? How does it operate? How can we reduce it? Question 3.. What is risky shift? Give an example of the operation of the phenomena in any situation that you are aware of, have been exposed to. Describe: A, the norms in any of your class project groups in which you have been identified, B. the extent of the cohesion in the group and the reasons therefore.

Case Study

Question 1.. Why is there such conflict between these groups? Question 2. What are the consequences of this conflict? Question 3. What will you do as a consultant to this hospital?

Assignment - C
1. The Hawthorne experiment was started by: a) Kurt Lewin b) B.F.Skinner c) Elton Mayo d) W.Dickson 2. Father of scientific Management: a) F.W.Taylor b) Max Weber c) Henri Fayol d) L.Urwick 3. Father of Administrative Management: a) F.W.Taylor b) Max Weber c) Henri Fayol d) L.Urwick 4. The ‘Carrot and Stick’ theory of motivation is related to: a) Theory X b) Theory Y c) Theory Z d) Maslow's need hierarchy 5. The dual factor theory given by: a) Maslow b) Herzbery c) Vroom d) Adam 6. Learning is a………………………………….. behavior. a) Permanent b) Flexible c) Relatively permanent d) Natural 7. The concept of observational learning given by: a) Watson b) Thorndike c) Bandura d) Skinner

8. Reinforcement principle is associated with: a) Tollman b) Hull c) Skinner d) Guthrie 9. Attribution theory has been proposed by: a) Kelly b) Hull c) Dollard & Miller d) Pavou 10. The ‘ERG’ theory is related to: a) Maslow b) Herzberg c) Alderfer d) McGregor 11. The motives which are unlearned but not physiologically based are called: a) Prime Motives b) Secondary Motives c) General Motives d) None 12. Equity theory of motivation has been advocated by: a) Porter & Lawler b) Adams c) Vroom d) Argyris 13. Rorchach is a: a) Personality inventory b) Projective technique c) Situational test d) Group test 14. Individual exposed to ambiguous picture and to makeup a story: a) MMPI b) TAT c) Rorschach d) Brooktest 15. Field theorists are called: a) Trait theorist b) Learning theorist c) Holistic theorist d) Work theorist 16. Which one is called as trait theorist: a) Rogers

b) Sheldon c) Maslow d) Dollard & Miller 17. The father of stress: a) Kohler b) Hans Selye c) Cooper & Marshal d) Pestonjee 18. Perceptual Organization is determined by: a) Functional factor b) Mental set c) Physiological factors d) None 19. Divergent perceptual sets may cause: a) Industrial conflict b) Absenteeism c) Indiscipline d) Attitude 20. One of the sub-process of perception: a) Halo effect b) Set c) Feedback d) Thinking 21. Cluster is a type of: a) Grapevine b) Informal Organization c) Formal Organization d) None 22. The basic influence in informal organization is: a) Position b) Power c) Authority d) control 23. Bases of power identified by: a) French & Raven. b) French & Bell c) French d) French & Thomas 24. Elements of interaction, activity and sentiments given by: a) Homans b) Asch

c) Janis d) Watson 25. There are stages of group development: a) Two b) Three c) Four d) Five 26. Asch experiment was on: a) Decision Making b) Group Pressure c) Group think d) Group size 27. Labor power represents: a) A power bloc b) A power elite c) Power corollary d) None 28. Which is positively related with group cohesiveness: a) Legitimate power b) Expert power c) Referent power d) None 29. Authority can be classified as: a) Relation, traditional and charismatic b) Basic, general and independent c) Coercive, legitimate and reference d) None 30. Who has conducted auto kinesis experiments: a) Shaw b) Mereil c) Sherif d) None 31. Which of the following is more relevant in determining ability of individuals to remember communication over time: a) Non-verbal communication b) Feedback c) Presentation d) None 32. Which of the following is concerned with an understanding of interpersonal styles in social encounters: a) Communication Networks b) Johari Window

c) Flow pattern of message d) None 33. Which of the is communication networks is more effective vis-à-vis speed and accuracy of performance: a) Circle b) Wheel c) Diagonal d) None 34. Which one is called a naturalistic or an organic organization? a) Project b) Matrix c) Free form d) None 35. Which of the following is the vertical expansion of jobs: a) Job enlargement b) Job enrichment c) Job rotation d) None 36. Which is neo classical theorist: a) Fayol b) Kahn c) Worthy d) None 37. Which of the following is the vertical expansion of job: a) Job design b) Job enrichment c) Job rotation d) Job enlargement 38. One of the objectives of organizational change is: a) Increased motivation b) Greater innovation c) Change in an organization's level of adaptation to its environment. d) None 39. provided five OD steps comprising diagnosis, strategy planning, education, consulting and training and evaluation: a) Blake and Mouton b) Lippitt c) White d) Beckhard 40. One of the advantages of process consultation is: a) Stress on participants involvement b) Involvement of title time and cost

c) Focus on significant interpersonal inter group problems d) None

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