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nagementPrin of MGT Q10 2 (THIS IS CHAPTER 15 STUDY GUIDE) Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. In terms of group performance, the idea that: "the whole is equal to more than the sum of its parts" is the fundamental point in the concept of: A. A command group.

B. Synergy.
C. An interest group.
D. A group norm.
E. Social loafing.

2. Groups which managers set up to accomplish organizational goals are known as: A. Friendship groups.
B. Informal groups.
C. Formal groups.
D. Top management groups.
E. Cross-cultural groups.

3. The group of managers who are responsible for designing the long-range strategic plan for the organization is known as: A. An informal group.
B. A cross-cultural group.
C. A top-management team.
D. A virtual team.
E. An interest group.

4. Another name for command groups is:
A. Informal groups.
B. Virtual groups.
C. Interest groups.
D. Social loafing groups.
E. Departments.

5. Task forces that are relatively permanent are referred to as: A. Interest groups.
B. Informal groups.
C. Standing committees.
D. Virtual groups.
E. Sequential task interdependence groups.

6. Teams that are empowered to take responsibility for acting autonomously on identifiable pieces of work are referred to as: A. Informal groups.
B. Interest groups.
C. Virtual groups.
D. Sequential task interdependence groups.
E. Self-managed work teams.

7. Teams that rarely, if ever, interact with each other on a face-to-face basis are referred to as which type of teams? A. Informal teams
B. Ad hoc teams
C. Virtual teams
D. Task forces
E. Interest groups

8. Informal groups of workers who meet socially either on or off the job are referred to as which type of group? A. Formal groups
B. Friendship groups
C. Virtual groups
D. Task forces
E. Command groups

9. When workers decide to band together to accomplish a common goal within their organization, this is known...