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Ap/Adms 2400 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour York University

Organziational Behaviour, 7ce
Chapter 10: Organizational Culture
Chapter 10 Organizational Culture
10.1 Multiple-Choice Questions
1) What is the pattern of shared meaning within an organization?
A) the organizational chart
B) organizational culture
C) dominant culture
D) stories
E) a belief system
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 348
Skill: Recall
Topic: What is Organizational Culture?
Objective: 1
2) In its simplest sense, organizational culture
A) determines what computer systems are to be employed.
B) determines the best customers to be selected for the company.
C) represents the core beliefs and values of managers and employees.
D) represents the basis on which physical facilitates are changed.
E) represents and focuses upon the shareholders.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 348
Skill: Recall
Topic: What is Organizational Culture?
Objective: 1
3) Which of the following is outside the typical characteristics of organizational culture?
A) attention to detail
B) innovation
C) management orientation
D) team orientation
E) people orientation
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 348
Skill: Recall
Topic: What is Organizational Culture?
Objective: 1
Organziational Behaviour, 7ce
Chapter 10: Organizational Culture
4) Which of the following is one of the seven characteristics that make up an organization’s
culture?
A) department formalization
B) institutionalization
C) reward complexity
D) outcome orientation
E) beliefs and values
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 348
Skill: Recall
Topic: What is Organizational Culture?
Objective: 1
5) The key characteristic of organizational culture that addresses the degree to which
management decisions consider the effect of outcomes on people within the organization is
termed
A) innovation.
B) attention to detail.
C) outcome orientation.
D) people orientation.
E) stability.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 348
Skill: Recall
Topic: What is Organizational Culture?
Objective: 1
6) Observing the physical surroundings, characterizing the style of those working, and examining
the degree of formalization of rules and regulations are all ways to
A) get a job at an organization.
B) change the culture of an organization.
C) “read” the culture of an organization.
D) reduce barriers to change.
E) increase barriers to change.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 354
Skill: Applied
Topic: Reading an Organization’s Culture
Objective: 2
Organziational Behaviour, 7ce
Chapter 10: Organizational Culture
7) Which of the following is NOT consistent with the definition of a ritual?
A) stories
B) sequence of activities
C) repetition
D) key values
E) identifies important people
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 355
Skill: Recall
Topic: Reading an Organization’s Culture
Objective: 2
8) Repetitive sequences of activities that express and reinforce the key values of the
organization, identify important goals and people are referred to as
A) stories.
B) rituals.
C) material symbols.
D) cultural typologies.
E) perceptions and values.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 355
Skill: Recall
Topic: Reading an Organization’s Culture
Objective: 2
9) One way that employees learn organizational culture is through
A) material symbols.
B) role models.
C) colleagues.
D) mentors.
E) adjustment.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 356
Skill: Recall
Topic: Reading an Organization’s Culture
Objective: 2

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