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Ashford MGT300 quiz 1
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Question 1.1. Which of the following statements is TRUE about both teams and groups?

Both teams and groups usually have an unlimited number of members.

Teams usually have an unlimited number of members, while groups have between two and 10 members.

Teams usually consist of between two and 10 people, while groups can have unlimited members.

Both teams and groups usually consist of between two and 10 people

Question 2.2. What may accompany the adjourning stage of group performance?

a sense of uncertainty  

a sense of unity  

a sense of loss  

a sense of conflict

 

Question 3.3. According to the text, the difference between a group and a team relies on which of the following ideas?

Team members share a common commitment, while group members solely share common norms and an identity.   

Teams go through different phases of development, while groups remain static over the course of time.   

Groups go through different phases of development, while teams remain static over the course of time.   

Teams should be formed with 10 members or less, while groups have an unlimited number of members

Question 4.4. What is a consequence of too much cohesion in a group?

Groups tend to have decreased levels of effort.

Groups tend to lack cooperation.

Group members tend to argue.

Group members tend to overstep each other’s boundaries

Question 5.5. Which theory was born from the great man theory of leadership?

situational theory

behavioral theory

transformational theory

trait theory

Question 6.6. Which of the following is NOT a limitation of a virtual team?

It can be expensive to get virtual teams together.

Virtual teams have a difficult time picking up on paraverbal and nonverbal cues.

Virtual teams suffer from reduced socialization.

It can be difficult to schedule virtual team meetings

Question 7.7. Which of the following is NOT a category of barriers to interpersonal communication?

individual differences among employees

situational factors, such as outside noise

transmission problems, such as telephone static

informal communication networks, such as the grapevine

Question 8.8. At which stage of a group- or team-building process do close relationships develop, giving rise to unity?

Norming

Forming

Storming

Performing

Question 9.9. Fred E. Fiedler’s LPC test requires a subject to describe a coworker they

have never interacted with

like the most

like the least

work very closely with

Question 10.10. Whenever Paula works in a group, she gives less effort than when she works individually. What term best describes this scenario?

Groupthink

group cohesiveness

social loafing

sender disability

 

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