Quiz 3 – Building Resources

… an Atlas quiz for Atlas206 Internship Reading

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Building Resources

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CCQ206.03.01. Among the statements a-d pertaining to identifying allies choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Ask known allies to list several other groups who are either already working on the issue or who might be interested in helping.

b. The next question to ask is which potential allies cares about the issue enough to want to help the project.

c. The easiest way to start recruiting allies is to determine if there are already groups working on the issue, who might be interested in becoming involved with the project.

d. One way to prioritize the list of potential allies is to rank them by the amount of power that they could potentially bring to the project because such a ranking rarely changes as the project progresses.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.03.02. Among the statements a-d pertaining to gaining standing choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Build your network because it’s always helpful to have a strong network of fellow professionals who know you, trust you, and believe in you.

b. Embrace the power of your difference because when your background is different than others you see the world in different ways.

c. Make your expertise undeniable by starting with a niche because, although it can be hard to be recognized as an expert if you’re a generalist, if you can demonstrate a superior knowledge of a narrow subject then once others recognize your expertise they will be more likely to listen to you on a variety of related subjects.

d. Share your knowledge because one of the best ways to convince skeptics of your merits is to prove you know what you’re doing.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.03.03. Among the statements a-d pertaining to meeting in person choose the one that is invalid or choose e If all are reasonably valid.

a. If the meeting is important, do not rely solely on sending an email request for a meeting.

b. Recognize the importance of first impressions when you prepare for a meeting.

c. Starting with small talk can build a relationship between those who are speaking.

d. You can usually rely on emails to arrange a first time meeting with someone worth meeting.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.03.04. Among the statements a-d pertaining to creating a coalition choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. Coalitions should be unnecessary in organizations with well established lines of authority and communication.

b. Coalitions are a potent force in organizations.

c. Coalitions take time to form as participants identify the common goal and the best manner to approach that goal.

d. Coalition building can be viewed from an interdisciplinary perspective drawing on insights from organizational behaviour, social psychology, and political science.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.03.05. Among the statements a-d pertaining to creating a team choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. A team is a collection of individuals organized to accomplish a common purpose, who are interdependent, and who can be identified by themselves and observers as a team.

b. Five stages of team development can be characterized as forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning.

c. When personal conflicts arise, it is usually preferable to give them time sort themselves out on their own because attempts to address them explicitly will almost always jeopardize team morale.

d. A clear direction, clear responsibilities and knowledgeable members are characteristics of effective teams.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

CCQ206.03.06. Among the statements a-d pertaining to conducting a meeting choose the one that is invalid or choose e if all are reasonably valid.

a. In planning a meeting, one should consider the goal or purpose of the meeting and be sure to invite those members of the organization who have the information or opinions necessary for the meeting.

b. Meetings are often the most effective way to manage projects, manage people, interact with clients, and to address workplace problems.

c. There are situations in which bringing a large group together to address an issue may cause further confusion and conflict.

d. It is usually preferable to avoid a printed agenda because this tends to overly formalize the proceedings and suppresses spontaneity.

e. All of a-d are reasonably valid.

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