A11. “The most important quality for a leader of an organization to have is not the ability to plan, to organize, and to solve problems but rather the ability to communicate the organization’s mission and to inspire people to work toward fulfilling that mission.” Discuss the extent to which you agree or disagree with the opinion stated above. Support your position with reasons and/or examples from your experience, observations, or reading.

A12. “Because technology has increased the speed of communication, people are less able to communicate, except on the most superficial level.”

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A13. “Employers can best motivate employees not through raises and bonuses but rather by offering non-monetary highly-publicized awards for high performance (e.g., employee-of-the-month awards, special parking spaces, personal letters from management, etc.).”

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A14. “The most successful structure for any business is one that is clearly hierarchical with clearly defined roles for all levels of employee.”

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A15. “Employers can get the best performance from employees by praising what they do well rather than criticizing what they do badly.”

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A16. “One must rely on oneself, and not on others, to progress in life both personally and professionally.”

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A17. “In retaining and promoting employees, companies should favor those who accept the system as it is over those who want to make changes in the workplace.”

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A18. “To be successful, a business must align its goals to the goals of the country.”

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A19. “Progress depends on those who refuse to conform and who actively resist the status quo.”

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A20. “People starting out in a career should set their sights on the position they ultimately want to reach and then begin immediately working toward that goal.”

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