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Question 1:   What is corporate culture?
The collection of beliefs, expectations, and values learned and shared by a corporation’s members and transmitted from one generation of employees to another
The cognitive framework consisting of attitudes, values, behavioral norms, and expectations
The set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes a company or corporation
All of the provided

Question 2:   What is an essential function of corporate culture?
Culture helps generate employees’ commitment to something less than themselves
None of the provided
Culture serves as a frame of reference for employees to use to make sense out of organizational activities and to use as a guide for appropriate behavior
Culture conveys a sense of identity for the Human Resource department
Culture adds to the instability of the organization as a social system

Question 3:   Which management style places emphasis on corporate culture?
Entrepreneurship
Administration
Integration
Performance
None of the above

Question 4:   Who is an innovator in techniques for organizational transformation, which have assisted over 1,000 organizations in 35 countries reach prime performance, and responsible for instituting the PAEI Management Philosophy.
Professor Isaac Adidas
Doctor Ichak Admir
Doctor Ichak Adizes
Doctor Isaac Adizes
Professor Isaac Admir

Question 5:   What is IBM an abbreviation for?
Internet Business Masters
None of the provided
It is not an abbreviation
Isaac Bernard Madison
International Business Machines

Question 6:   Employees of IBM are called what?
Employees
Associates
IBMers
Friends
Masters of the Universe

Question 7:   In what year did Texaco merge with Chevron?
2000
2001
2002
1970
None of the provided

Question 8:   In November of 1996, what type of discrimination was Texaco sued for?
Disability Discrimination
Age Discrimination
Racial Discrimination
Gender Discrimination
Religious Discrimination

Question 9:   What is Wal-Mart’s exact definition of culture?
The collection of beliefs, expectations, and values learned and shared by a corporation’s
The set of shared attitudes, values, goals, and practices that characterizes a company or corporation
The value system that directs the thoughts, words, and deeds of everyone in the company
Always Low Prices, Always
The company does not have their own definition of culture

Question 10:   Sam Walton built the company on three founding philosophies, all of the following are correct except?
Respect for the individual
Service to customers
Strive for excellence
Service with a smile

This Quiz has been designed by Leslie Harris.