Managing Teamwork MCQs

Managing Teamwork MCQs

Our team has conducted extensive research to compile a set of Managing Teamwork MCQs. We encourage you to test your Managing Teamwork knowledge by answering these # multiple-choice questions provided below.
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1: Command Groups that consist of only managers they supervise?

A.   True

B.   False

2: Teams whose members are physically located in different places but work together as a team is known as ?

A.   Global Virtual Teams

B.   Group

C.   Group Cohesiveness

D.   Group Composition

3: Two or more members, with a clear leader, who perform independent jobs with individual accountability, evaluation, and rewards is known as ?

A.   Global Virtual Teams

B.   Group

C.   Group Cohesiveness

D.   Group Composition

4: Is the extent to which members stick together?

A.   Global Virtual Teams

B.   Group

C.   Group Cohesiveness

D.   Group Composition

5: Is the mix of members’ skills and abilities?

A.   Global Virtual Teams

B.   Group

C.   Group Cohesiveness

D.   Group Composition

6: Group performance is not a function of organizational context, group structure, group process, and group development?

A.   True

B.   False

7: The patterns of interactions that emerge as members perform their jobs is known as ?

A.   Group Process

B.   Group Process Dimensions

C.   Group Roles

D.   None of these

8: Group Process Dimensions is a ?

A.   Roles, norms

B.   Cohesiveness, status

C.   Decision making and conflict resolution.

D.   All of these

9: Group Roles are the?

A.   group task roles

B.   group maintenance roles

C.   self-interest roles.

D.   All of these

10: Group Structure Dimensions

A.   Group type

B.   size, composition

C.   Leadership and objective

D.   All of these

11: Group Types are the ?

A.   Formal or informal

B.   functional or cross-functional

C.   command or task

D.   All of these

12: Expectations about behavior that are shared by members of a group is known as ?

A.   Norms

B.   Standards

C.   Yardsticks

D.   None of these

13: Stages of Group Development are the ?

A.   Forming, storming

B.   Norming, performing

C.   Termination.

D.   All of these

14: Status is the perceived ranking of one member relative to the same members in a group?

A.   True

B.   False

15: Task group: Are Employees selected to work on a _______?

A.   specific objective

B.   particular objective

C.   certain objective

D.   None of these

16: A small number of members, with shared ________ is known as Team ?

A.   Leadership

B.   Management

C.   Guidance

D.   All of these

17: Empower members to take _____ for performing the management functions and focus on developing effective group structure and group process and on furthering group development?

A.   Responsibility

B.   Obligation

C.   Commitment

D.   All of these

18: The pattern of interactions that emerge as members perform their job is known as ______.

A.   group process

B.   group role

C.   group norms

D.   group composition

19: A group of employees who have a functional boss but work with cross-functional departments is a ______.

A.   task force

B.   project team

C.   standing committee

D.   command group

20: The group development stage where the level of group development is moderate and the management style is consultative is ______.

A.   forming

B.   storming

C.   norming

D.   performing

21: The group development stage where the management behavior is low directive is ______.

A.   forming

B.   storming

C.   norming

D.   performing

22: What are the three parts of an effective meeting?

A.   coverage of agenda, key personnel, assigned seating

B.   clear objectives, key personnel, clear timeline

C.   clear objectives, identified resources, key personnel

D.   clear objectives, an agenda, a summary and review of assignments

23: Recognizing employees for their efforts and accomplishments through formal awards ceremonies is what type of reward and recognition?

A.   nonfinancial

B.   skills-based pay

C.   gainsharing and profit sharing

D.   incentive sharing

24: ______ are played by members who do and say things to develop and sustain the group process with cooperative behavior to benefit others or the entire team.

A.   Self-interest roles

B.   Group task roles

C.   Group process role

D.   Group maintenance roles

25: What describes the extent to which members stick together?

A.   group cohesiveness

B.   group roles

C.   group dynamics

D.   group norms

26: Which is a characteristic of a team?

A.   Objectives are set by the organization and leader.

B.   Members are rewarded for both individual and group performance.

C.   One clear leader makes decisions.

D.   Members perform independent jobs.

27: To convert a group into a team, you must empower the members to set objectives. Which management function is this?

A.   leading

B.   planning

C.   organizing

D.   controlling

28: The type of group that is not created by the parent organization as a part of the formal structure is a/an ______.

A.   formal group

B.   functional group

C.   cross-functional group

D.   informal group

29: Members from different organizational levels or areas who help specialized departments understand and coordinate with other departments are a/an ______.

A.   informal group

B.   formal group

C.   cross-functional group

D.   functional group

30: Which type of problem member is selfish and fails to perform their share of the work?

A.   bored member

B.   freeloader

C.   wanderer

D.   arguer

31: Which statement is true about group status?

A.   Members are more likely to overlook norm-breaking by higher status members than lower status ones.

B.   The leader’s ability to manage has no effect on the group performance.

C.   Status is the individual’s perception of how much better they are over other members in the group.

D.   Lower status members are never ignored as they tend to reject higher status members’ behavior.

32: According to the group performance model, successful teams share which three characteristics?

A.   a culture of having fun, independent work, and clear leadership

B.   diversity of groups, clear leadership, and structured goals

C.   member engagement, a variety of ideas, and shared goal-setting

D.   cooperation, motivation, and behavior that follows group norms

33: A mission statement allows a company to communicate to workers and customers its ______.

A.   Purpose and values

B.   Product and profit plan

C.   Purpose and profit plan

D.   Product and values

34: Researching your company's mission statement will allow you to create a team goal that ______.

A.   Is very clever and well written

B.   Engages upper management

C.   Contrasts with other teams

D.   Fits with your company culture

35: _____________ teams are those whose members are quite dissimilar to one another.

A.   Committee

B.   Disruptive behavior

C.   Cohesiveness

D.   Distributed leadership

E.   Hetero