College level Organizational Behavior

College level Organizational Behavior

College level Organizational Behavior

Hello, may I please have some help with these multiple choice questions

and answers?  There are 20, and the course is College level Organizational Behavior, which relates to a Business degree.  Thank you.

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Question 1 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following reactions from employees is preferable as a response to change?A. silenceB. apathyC. resignationD. open discussionQuestion 2 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following statements is true regarding the effects of culture on stress?A. The job conditions that lead to stress remain the same across countries.B. Stress is equally bad for employees of all cultures.C. Individuals from individualistic countries experienced lower levels of stress due to work interfering withfamily than did individuals from collectivist countries.D. Personality effects on stress are different across cultures.Question 3 of 205.0 PointsAll of the following strategies are organizational approaches to managing stress, except _________.A. employee selectionB. time managementC. realistic goal-settingD. employee sabbaticals
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Question 4 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following is an organizational development technique that involves an outsider assisting a manager to identify whatto improve and how?A. action researchB. intergroup developmentC. appreciative inquiryD. process consultationQuestion 5 of 205.0 PointsThe de-emphasis of hierarchical authority and control in organizational development is referred to as ________.A. participationB. power equalizationC. trust and supportD. respect for peopleQuestion 6 of 205.0 PointsThe recent bankruptcy of auto manufacturers General Motors and Chrysler were caused due to ________.A. changes in the social trendB. political instabilityC. changes in legal requirements
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D. economic shocksQuestion 7 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following statements is true regarding stress?A. Employees with external locus of control tend to be less prone to stress.B. Training tends to decrease job stress.C. Highly experienced employees tend to be more prone to stress.D. Employees who are highly committed to their goals experience more stress.Question 8 of 205.0 Points________ is a collection of change methods that seek to improve organizational effectiveness and employee well-being.A. Organizational developmentB. Appreciative inquiryC. GroupthinkD. Action researchQuestion 9 of 205.0 PointsWho built on Lewin’s three-step model to create a more detailed approach for implementing change?A. John KotterB. David McClellandC. Douglas Surber
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D. Lawrence SummersQuestion 10 of 205.0 PointsWho developed a three-step model for change that included unfreezing, movement, and refreezing?A. John KotterB. Kurt LewinC. Douglas SurberD. Lawrence SummersQuestion 11 of 205.0 Points________ is a new idea applied to initiating or improving a product, process, or service.A. A continuous improvement processB. Double-loop learningC. InnovationD. Process reengineeringQuestion 12 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following types of jobs is least likely to create stress and reduce satisfaction?A. jobs that make multiple and conflicting demandsB. jobs that provide a high level of feedback
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C. jobs that lack clarity about the incumbent’s dutiesD. jobs that provide the incumbents less control over the pace of their workQuestion 13 of 205.0 PointsHow does redesigning jobs help reduce stress?A. It helps individuals with an internal locus of control adapt better to high-stress jobs.B. It seeks to buy off the leaders of a resistance group by giving them a key role.C. It gives individuals greater control over work activities and lessens dependence on others.D. It reduces uncertainty by lessening role ambiguity and role conflict.Question 14 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following OD techniques involves changing groups’ attitudes, stereotypes, and perceptions about each other?A. survey feedbackB. process consultationC. team buildingD. intergroup developmentQuestion 15 of 205.0 Points________ is a dynamic condition in which an individual is confronted with an opportunity, demand, or resource related to whatthe individual desires and for which the outcome is perceived to be both uncertain and important.A. ChangeB. Stress
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C. InnovationD. StimulationQuestion 16 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following stressors is likely to produce less strain than the other stressors?A. red tapeB. office politicsC. pressure to complete tasksD. role ambiguityQuestion 17 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following statements is true regarding effects of culture on change effects?A. People in high power distance cultures prefer champions to work closely with those in authority to approveinnovative activities before work is begun.B. In cultures in which people believe that they can dominate their environment, individuals will tend to take apassive approach toward change.C. As compared to people from the United States, people from China are more likely to seek change programsthat promise fast results.D. People in the United States are more resistant to change efforts than their Italian counterparts.Question 18 of 205.0 PointsWhich of the following resistance to change is implicit?A. strike
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B. increased errorC. resignationD. complaintQuestion 19 of 205.0 PointsJohn Kotter built on Lewin’s three-step model to create a more detailed approach for implementing change. Which of thefollowing steps in the Kotter’s eight-step plan for implementing change represents the “unfreezing” stage in the Lewin’s three-step model?A. Plan for, create, and reward short-term “wins” that move the organization toward the new vision.B. Consolidate improvements, reassess changes, and make necessary adjustments in the new programs.C. Create a new vision to direct the change and strategies for achieving the vision.D. Empower others to act on the vision by removing barriers to change and encouraging risk taking andcreative problem solving.Question 20 of 205.0 PointsStress is associated with _________ and _________.A. demands; resourcesB. support; commitmentC. manipulation; cooptationD. education; communication

 

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