Ashford MGT 435 MGT/435 MGT435 Week 5 Quiz Solutions


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  1. Which of Woolner’s (1995) five stages to becoming a learning organization applies primarily to start-ups?
  2. What does the author warn regarding the concept of a learning organization?
  3. The willingness to learn from experience and apply what is learned to perform successfully under new conditions is known as
  4. Bart Becht, CEO of Reckitt Benckiser, is known for developing four keys to creating a highly successful adaptive (or agile) organization. Which of the following is NOT one of these keys?
  5. The use of past experience to decide future actions is known as which of the following approaches to learning?
  6. Learning organizations that continually plan, reflect, and make adjustments exemplifies
  7. What did more than 1,500 CEOs interviewed by IBM’s Global Business Services group say is the MOST valued trait for a leader tasked with managing complex environments?
  8. The author describes how GE emphasized action learning via a program that created teams of 8 to 12 people who came together to solve a real problem. Each team was coached by process experts, and employees learned through participation and experience. What was the name of this program?
  9. What traditional organizational quality would the author say is acceptable during times of stability but can seriously hamper an organization when it faces threats?
  10. Shari is an OD consultant who is hired by organizations as they undergo change. Which of the following is Shari LEAST likely to view herself as in this role?