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Q: Glendon has a degree in business and worked for 2 years at an international firm in Spain. When the firm suffered cutbacks and Glendon returned home, he took a job at a nonprofit agency mentoring
at-risk Spanish-speaking children. Glendon earns a third of what he earned in the business world, but has decided that his new goal is to acquire a larger case load and continue to use his Spanish to help people. Which theory explains why Glendon is happy with a much smaller external reward for his work?
A: Self-imposition of goals
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User: what term is used for those emotions that an organization requires workers to show and considers appropriate for a given job?

User: Glendon has a degree in business and worked for 2 years at an international firm in Spain. When the firm suffered cutbacks and Glendon returned home, he took a job at a nonprofit agency mentoring at-risk Spanish-speaking children. Glendon earns a third of what he earned in the business world, but has decided that his new goal is to acquire a larger case load and continue to use his Spanish to help people. Which theory explains why Glendon is happy with a much smaller external reward for his work?

Weegy: Self-imposition of goals
mxs|Points 500|

User: Today Marci's boss entered her cubicle and told her that her work has been fantastic, and that because of her last project the client is going to give the company all of their business. Marci's boss continued to talk about what a great job she's doing. When her boss left, Marci felt very confident and satisfied with herself and her job. Marci's boss uses communication in which of the following functions?

Weegy: Could you please provide the choices. Thanks.
Fanboy|Points 2341|

User: Today Marci's boss entered her cubicle and told her that her work has been fantastic, and that because of her last project the client is going to give the company all of their business. Marci's boss continued to talk about what a great job she's doing. When her boss left, Marci felt very confident and satisfied with herself and her job. Marci's boss uses communication in which of the following functions? A. Motivation B. Control C. Emotional expression D. Information

Weegy: A. Motivation
MrG|Points 1033|

User: What can managers do to make sure that important information is not withheld from them through silence? A. Listen to and support diverse opinions. B. Deal with information overload. C. Interpret what they see and call it reality. D. Tell employees what they want to hear.

Weegy: To make sure that important information is not withheld from them through silence, managers can: A. Listen to and support diverse opinions.
debnjerry|Points 36535|

User: 15) When Neal Patterson, CEO of Cerner Corporation, sent his seething e-mail to 400 managers, he erred by selecting the wrong A. channel for his message B. message C. distribution D. emotional charge

Weegy: He erred by selecting the wrong emotional charge.
debnjerry|Points 36535|

User: Araceli is a team member in a large corporation. She never speaks in the team meetings because she has seen members talk behind each others' backs outside of the meetings. Members are constantly monitoring the other member's work, looking for a mistake to point out in a meeting. According to the information provided, which contextual factor is most likely hindering the success of Araceli's team? A. Adequate resources B. Climate of trust C. Team structure D. Performance evaluations

Weegy: B. Climate of trust
BRAINSTORM|Points 3058|

User: Ayesha is leading a group to develop a prototype for a new product. She has chosen three people to work with her. Ben and Tom are good friends and socialize on the weekend. They are both very creative. Julian is older than Ben and Tom, but they have worked together before and been quite productive. Julian is organized. Ayesha has never worked with any of the men, but knows the product well. She brings the highest level of expertise. Which of the following statements best describes Ayesha's group? A. High norms, low cohesiveness, high productivity B. Low norms, low cohesiveness, low productivity C. High norms, high cohesiveness, high productivity D. Low norms, high cohesiveness, low productivity

Weegy: I believe the best answer would be A. high norms, low cohesiveness (as they have never worked before as a team) and high productivity.
dawnski95|Points 1|

User: Irma does not like a few of the standard operating procedures adapted for the new project. However, she discussed the items with the team and told them that she realized she was in the minority and that she would adapt the new procedures to maintain smooth operations within the team. What is this type of intention called? A. Sacrificing B. Accommodating C. Collaborating D. Compromising

User: Angelina feels that her cubicle neighbor talks too loudly on the phone, but in other ways she is a great neighbor. Angelina gets annoyed every time her neighbor's phone rings, but she has decided it is simply not worth the trouble to talk to her neighbor. What is Angelina's conflict intention called? A. Avoiding B. Accommodating C. Compromising. D. Collaborating

User: For process conflict to be productive, it must be A. Kept high B. Kept low C. Kept at low to moderate levels D. Kept at moderate levels

Weegy: C. Kept at low to moderate levels
Holly121|Points 14|

User: The right inherent in a managerial position to give orders and expect orders to be obeyed is termed A. chain of command B. authority C. power D. unity of command

Weegy: B. authority
BRAINSTORM|Points 3058|

User: ________ are consistent with recent efforts by companies to reduce costs, cut overhead, speed up decision making, increase flexibility, get closer to customers, and empower employees. A. Wider spans of control B. Narrower spans of control C. Matrix structures D. Simple structures

Weegy: A. Wider spans of control are consistent with recent efforts by companies to reduce costs, cut overhead, speed up decision making, increase flexibility, get closer to customers, and empower employees. [ ]
debnjerry|Points 36535|

User: What is the process through which employees are adapted to an organization's culture? A. Personalization B. Mentoring C. Socialization D. Institutionalization

Weegy: C. Socialization is the process through which employees are adapted to an organization's culture.



User: If there is a basic conflict between the individual's expectations and the reality of working in an organization, the employee is most likely to be disillusioned and quit during which stage of socialization? A. Prearrival B. Ritual C. Metamorphosis D. Encounter

Weegy: D. Encounter
14lfarias1|Points 10|

User: When your superior offers you a raise if you will perform additional work beyond the requirements of your job, he or she is exercising ________ power. A. Legitimate B. Coercive C. Reward D. Personal

Weegy: Legitimate power
yestfl|Points 1444|

User: Political behaviors usually A. lie outside of an individual’s specified job performance B. are counter productive to individual goals C. are seen only in large organizations D. are frowned upon by organizational leaders

Weegy: D. are frowned upon by organizational leaders
justpretty|Points 1445|

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