organizational change

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Ashford 3 : – Week 2 – QuizTime Remaining:    Question 1.1. The task of preparing people for organizational change typically falls upon (Points : 1)       Lower-level employees       Outside consultants       CEO’s and leaders of the organization       Organizational change theoristsQuestion 2.2. True or false?  The history of the Apple computing company contrasts with the logic of the Organizational life-Cycle Model. (Points : 1)       True        False Question 3.3. Which organizational change model asserts that there is no one right or best strategy that can predict organizational success? (Points : 1)       The Systems Contingency Model*       Environment-Industry-Organization Contingency Model       The Organizational life-Cycle Model       Resource Dependency TheoryQuestion 4.4. True or false?  The “Appreciative Inquiry Model” has practical, not merely theoretical, application. (Points : 1)       True        False Question 5.5. Which of the following is an especially critical factor of diagnosing, planning, and implementing organizational change? (Points : 1)       The change model the organization selects to use       The expertise and experience of the organization’s leaders, managers, and change specialists       The expertise and experience of the leaders of competing organizations       The expertise and experience of the organization’s legal staffQuestion 6.6. According to Lewin’s “Force-Field Analysis “to change resistance, change is the result of (Points : 1)       A variety of forces all moving toward the status quo       Only one force moving toward the status quo       Explicit and implicit coercion       Opposing forces moving for and against the status quoQuestion 7.7. Change interventions are typically (Points : 1)       Unplanned circumstances that serve to enhance an organization’s effectiveness       Unplanned circumstances that serve to inhibit an organization’s effectiveness       Planned actions designed to enhance an organization’s effectiveness       Planned actions designed to prevent management from laying off staff membersQuestion 8.8. Which of the following is true about the fact that people often resist change? (Points : 1)       It is done only for selfish reasons       There are a variety of reasons why people resist change       Incompetently led change programs do not give people a reason to resist change       People generally have similar tolerances for changeQuestion 9.9. In the “The Organizational life-Cycle Model,” growth through delegation typically occurs (Points : 1)       When more organizational functions are outsourced to foreign counties       When less organizational functions are outsourced to foreign countries       When managers and employees are given more responsibility       When managers and employees are given less responsibilitiesQuestion 10.10. According to McKinsey and Kotter (1996), approximately what percentage of large organizational changes fails? (Points : 1)       1%       10%       50%       75%

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