Quiz 2 – Working in Organizations

… an Atlas quiz for Atlas206 Internship Reading

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Working in Organizations

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CCQ206.02.01. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term honesty choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Honesty is a facet of moral character that connotes positive and virtuous attributes.

b. The need for honesty is woven throughout the primary activities of effective leaders.

c. Ethical behaviour in social settings, including working in organizations, does not include the expectation that one should tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth at all times in all circumstances.

d. A key characteristic of an honest leader is one who recognizes, respects and values the differences among colleagues and clients.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.02. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term dependability choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Dependability is being able to be trusted to do or provide what is needed.

b. An individual who is dependable is able to deal well with new or difficult situations and to find solutions to problems

c. Undependable behaviours do not build trust or help one work effectively in an organization.

d. Indicators of dependability include: completing work in a timely manner and meeting commitments with little oversight.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.03. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term resourcefulness choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. An individual who demonstrates resourcefulness gets the job done by doing whatever it takes within an appropriate time frame.

b. Resourcefulness is being able to deal well with new or difficult situations and to find solutions to problems.

c. An individual who demonstrates resourcefulness anticipates critical issues and requirements to help set appropriate work objectives.

d. An individual who demonstrates resourcefulness believes and assumes the best in others.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.04. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term respectfulness choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Respectfulness is a facet of moral character that connotes positive and virtuous attributes such as integrity, truthfulness, and straightforwardness, along with the absence of lying, cheating, or theft.

b. A person who demonstrates respectfulness treats all people with dignity.

c. A person who demonstrates respectfulness identifies and works to develop the relevant skills, knowledge and behaviours to work effectively with the differences among individual staff and clients.

d. Respectfulness is a courteous regard for people’s feelings.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.05. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term friendliness choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. An individual who demonstrates friendliness has the ability to keep one’s emotions under control and restrain negative actions when faced with opposition or hostility from others or when working under stress.

b. An individual who demonstrates friendliness seeks best practices inside and outside the organisation to anticipate change.

c. A reputation for friendliness can be defined as a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company.

d. An individual who demonstrates friendliness has the ability to hear accurately and understand unspoken, partly expressed thoughts, feelings and concerns of others.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.06. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term punctuality choose the one that is most valid or choose e if none are reasonably valid.

a. Punctuality is a rather minor behaviour rarely mentioned in lists of expected organizational behaviours.

b. Punctuality can be is defined as able to be trusted to do or provide what is needed.

c. Punctuality can be defined as the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time.

d. Punctuality can be defined as positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually.

e. None of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.07. Among the statements a-d pertaining to briefing and minimizing surprises choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Briefing can be defined as the art of informing your client first and then informing yourself.

b. Briefing yourself is bound to be different from briefing others.

c. One of the crucial challenges in briefing is the admonition of No Surprises.

d. No superior or colleague likes to be surprised, especially in the presence of others, about a fact that a subordinate is aware of or an action the subordinate is undertaking.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.08. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term clearing choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Clearing can be done through coalition-building, a search for viable consensus among allies.

b. Clearing has been defined as seeking an expression of assent from others for something you propose.

c. Compliance with procedures and binding your position, is an example of clearing.

d. A person who demonstrates clearing has the ability to keep one’s emotions under control and restrain negative actions when faced with opposition.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.02.09. Among the statements a-d pertaining to the term deadlining choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Deadlines are requirements for given sorts of action at set times.

b. Deadlining can be defined as meeting your commitments.

c. Deadlines help to force actions through channels they are to be ridden by those seeking action and ducked by those seeking the opposite.

d. Some deadlines, not all, can be brought into being at will; some can be advanced in time, some can be postponed, some can be strengthened, some weakened, some cancelled, some evaded.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

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