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New Ldr 531 Week 6 Quiz

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1 The validity of a strategy for organizational change lies in its

speed of implementation
 clarity of vision
2  Hard power tactics best influence those with which following characteristic?
Action oriented
 High self-esteem
 Reflective orientation
 Intrinsically motivated
3 Surveys of seasoned managers reveal they believe politics in the workplace is
a major part of organizational life
 part of some job requirements 
 always unethical
4 During organizational change, employee–management interfaces such as workshops and retreats
distract the participants from the real issues
 help employees overcome downsizing issues
 solve communication problems relatively short-term periods of high-energy action

 5 With downward influence, power tactics preferred by U.S. managers include
inspirational appeals
personal appeals
6 Periods of convergence are those in which an organization
is in turmoil
 must downsize to conserve resources
 seeks to improve its situation with relatively minor changes
 employs new strategies to advance the organization
7 Transformational change in an organization
has no defined formula
 is best delivered by a bottom-up plan
 is always necessary to some degree
 is best delivered by a top-down plan
8 Political behavior in the workplace
works only in an upward or lateral influence direction
 attempts to influence decision making
 is unlikely in a well-run organization
 works only in a lateral influence direction
9 Organizational change relies on a balance of change and 
 10 Buck passing and scapegoating when politics is seen as a threat are forms of
defensive behaviors
 offensive behaviors


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