Essay Truefalse QuestionsMenuItem 1 Topic 1 Introduction

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True/false questions

MenuItem 1: {Topic 1} Introduction to the field of organisational behaviour

Question 1: Scholars have been studying organisational behaviour since the days of Greek philosophers.

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Question 2: In order for something to be called an organisation it must have buildings and equipment.

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Question 3: All organisations have a collective sense of purpose, even though this purpose might not be fully understood or agreed upon.

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Question 4: Social entities are called organisations only when their members have complete agreement on the goals they want to achieve.

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Question 33: Most organisational events may be studied from all three levels of analysis: individual, team and organisation.

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Question 34: The best organisational practices are those built on the notion that organisations are closed systems.

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Question 35: The open systems perspective emphasises that organisations survive by adapting to changes in the external environment.

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Question 36: Stakeholders are shareholders, customers, suppliers, governments and any other groups with a vested interest in the organisation.

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Question 37: As the external environment becomes more complex and turbulent, successful organisations move decision making away from the front-line employees to senior management.

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Question 38: According to the systems perspective, most organisations have one working part rather than many sub-components.

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Question 39: As organisations grow, they tend to develop more subsystems and relationships among them become more complex.

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Question 40: Knowledge