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Which of the following statements is true regarding the latent conflict stage of Pondy's model of organizational conflict?
 
  A) During this stage there exists a potential for conflict.
  B) The stage of manifest conflict comes immediately after this stage.
  C) Fighting and open aggression are common during this stage.
  D) This stage comes immediately after the stage of felt conflict.

Question 2

In an organization, people in line functions view themselves as the critical organizational resource and people in staff functions as secondary players.
 
  Acting on this belief, the line function constantly uses its supposedly lofty status as the producer of goods and services to justify putting its interests ahead of the other functions' interests. Based on this information, the organization is at which stage of Pondy's model of organizational conflict?
  A) manifest conflict
  B) conflict aftermath
  C) felt conflict
  D) latent conflict

Question 3

According to Thompson's model of technology, which of the following types of task interdependence among subunits is most likely to lead to a conflict?
 
  A) sequential task interdependence
  B) associative task interdependence
  C) pooled task interdependence
  D) reciprocal task interdependence

Question 4

In which of the following situations is the potential for conflict is highest in an organization?
 
  A) The organization has low vertical and horizontal differentiation.
  B) Subunits in the organization are highly interdependent.
  C) Resources are assigned to subunits by top-management so there is no competition among subunits for resources.
  D) Subunits in the organization have similar goals.

Question 5

In Pondy's model of organizational conflict, which of the following stages comes immediately after latent conflict?
 
  A) felt conflict
  B) perceived conflict
  C) manifest conflict
  D) conflict aftermath

Question 6

Interdependencies are symbiotic when the outputs of one organization are inputs for another.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 7

Indispensability can be achieved by decreasing centrality.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 8

How can OD be used by the organization to help members deal with crisis in their careers?
 
  What will be an ideal response?
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