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UOP MGT 312 Week 4 Knowledge Check NEW
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1. Which theory of leadership focuses on the
fact that leaders must determine the
outcomes that motivate their followers and
then help their followers to receive these
outcomes once they have accomplished their
2. What is a disadvantage of subordinates’
participation in the decision-making process
in an organization?
3. Given below are some situations involving
leader-subordinate relationships. Which
of these illustrates a benefit of the leadermember exchange theory?
4. What is the power of a person to give
increases in salaries, upgrades in job roles,
formal compliments, exciting ventures, and
other rewards to his or her subordinates
5. Which is a disadvantage of charismatic
6. Aurasium Inc., a large pharmaceutical giant,
has been severely affected by
market recession. After thorough evaluation,
the company’s top management has decided
to downsize all its departments except
research and development (R&D) because
R&D is the most vital function of the
organization. All R&D employees have been
retained and the R&D unit continues to
receive a major portion of the organization’s
annual budget to fund its operations. Which
source of power has most likely given the
company’s R&D unit an advantage over the
7. Identify a true statement about the sources
of organizational conflict.
8.Which stage of Pondy’s model of conflict is
characterized by unpleasantness, lack
of cooperation, and negative perceptions
among the people involved?
9. Cocoroma Corp. is an international coffee
producer. Recently, workers at its
coffee plantations demanded a raise in wages
and asked the management to provide them
with more affordable accommodation. These
demands was outrightly denied by
the management of Cocoroma; this resulted in
the plantation workers going on strike. Which
of the following statements about this
scenario is most accurate in the context of
Pondy’s model of conflict?
10. Which of the following techniques can be
used by a manager to foster compromise
among the parties involved in a conflict?
11. Identify the type of conflict negotiation in
which the groups involved choose to evade
the steps necessary to resolve the conflict.
12. UB and TUC are two high-school
basketball teams with a history of rivalry. In
their most recent game, the referee granted a
penalty shot to the UB team, which was
furiously opposed by the TUC team. A timeout was called and the referee tried to get the
teams to compromise. However, this
negotiation led only to further insults and
violence between players because neither
team was willing to give in. Which type of
conflict handling is best illustrated in the
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