Which of the following is the LEAST important collaborative driver for one-time, ad hoc w
Which of the following is the LEAST important collaborative driver for one-time, ad hoc workgroups?
A) content management
C) workflow control
12) Which of the following is true about collaborative teams?
A) Team members must come to respect and trust each other.
B) Enjoyment is essential to successful teamwork.
C) Members in a team must agree with one another's views.
D) A collaborative team will not face conflicts.
13) According to Katzenbach and Smith, a team should have ________.
A) a large number of people who are mutually accountable
B) people with complementary skills
C) an equal number of managers and workers
D) people with individual excellence in a common field
14) Which of the following approaches to teamwork will provide the best results?
A) Sarah disagrees with the project plan but does not voice her opinion, because she doesn't want to disrupt the functioning of the team.
B) Andrew believes that conflict is healthy for teamwork and doesn't hesitate to criticize the shortcomings of his coworkers.
C) Caleb and Adam hold opposing political views, but do not discuss their opinions while working, so that other team members aren't distracted.
D) Daniel is the team leader and discourages disagreements among team members so that the project can proceed faster.
15) Which of the following is true for team behavior?
A) The formative environment is an important factor determining behavior in a team.
B) Team leaders guide team actions, but cannot influence the behavior of the team.
C) Innate social ability is the only determinant of team behavior.
D) Team leaders should discourage conflict in order to foster collaboration.
16) Which of the following is the MOST essential skill for a good collaborator?
A) the ability to voice an unpopular viewpoint
B) the ability to be well organized
C) effective presentation skills
D) seasoned business experience
17) Which of the following is true about conflicts in a collaborative environment?
A) Collaborative work is possible only in the absence of conflicts.
B) A team formed of rational people will not have conflicts.
C) Personal criticism of a team member is a method of productive conflict.
D) Unwillingness to engage in conflicts will lead to failure.
18) Which of the following attributes is the best indicator of a good collaborator?
A) excellent presentation skills
B) many years of industry experience
C) ability to be well organized and neat
D) ability to voice unpopular views
19) Which of the following is true about improving one's collaboration skills?
A) Collaboration skills are innate and cannot be improved upon practice.
B) The first step to improve collaboration skills is unlearning previous collaboration practices.
C) New behaviors should be tried, even if they cause some awkwardness.
D) Personal assessment is preferred to feedback from team members as they might be biased.