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Successful managers believe that productive organizational culture evolves only when employees resonate with the objective of the organization and identify that their role holds pivotal importance. They understand that employees' work, energy levels, and inspiration percolate deep into the organization's work culture and have immense influence on the success of the organization. Therefore, successful managers believe that the key to the organization's progress is _________.

Which of the following best completes the passage?

A. to grow, motivate, acknowledge, and reward the employees.
B. take care of influential employees
C. maintaining a sound relationship with the labor union
D. providing behavioral training to employees so that they identify that their role in running the organization hold pivotal importance
E. an organizational structure that grants great power to the employees.

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In my opinion D.
A can be tempting but "to grow, motivate, acknowledge, and reward the employees" does not mean that they will be able to discover and embrace how their roles contribute to the organization.
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I think just by giving training won't be sufficient , Initially I was stuck btw A and D , but argument says inspiration , work of employees are imp.So Its A

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Successful managers believe that productive organizational culture evolves only when employees resonate with the objective of the organization and identify that their role holds pivotal importance. They understand that employees' work, energy levels, and inspiration percolate deep into the organization's work culture and have immense influence on the success of the organization. Therefore, successful managers believe that the key to the organization's progress is _________.

Which of the following best completes the passage?

A. to grow, motivate, acknowledge, and reward the employees. -Correct. It takes care of an employee's objective/work/inspiration, covering all the points stated in the passage
B. take care of influential employees -Argument is about ALL the employees
C. maintaining a sound relationship with the labor union -Incorrect for obvious reasons
D. providing behavioral training to employees so that they identify that their role in running the organization hold pivotal importance -What about the work/energy/ inspiration?
E. an organizational structure that grants great power to the employees. -Power is not part of the passage
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47% have chosen B while A (correct choice) is selected by only 40%. Can you please provide an expert opinion on this one.
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Successful managers believe that productive organizational culture evolves only when employees resonate with the objective of the organization and identify that their role holds pivotal importance. They understand that employees' work, energy levels, and inspiration percolate deep into the organization's work culture and have immense influence on the success of the organization. Therefore, successful managers believe that the key to the organization's progress is _________.

Which of the following best completes the passage?

A. to grow, motivate, acknowledge, and reward the employees.
B. take care of influential employees
C. maintaining a sound relationship with the labor union
D. providing behavioral training to employees so that they identify that their role in running the organization hold pivotal importance
E. an organizational structure that grants great power to the employees.

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Premise:
    Successful managers
      1) believe that
        productive organizational CULTURE evolves only when employees resonate with the objective of the organization
      and
      2) identify that
        their role holds pivotal importance.

    They understand
      that employees' work, energy levels, and inspiration
        1) percolate deep into the organization's work culture
        and
        2) have an immense influence on the SUCCESS of the organization.

Conclusion:
    Successful managers believe that the key to the organization's PROGRESS is _________.

Pre-Think:
    The term Organization's Progress can be coined to either
      Organization's Success
        OR
      Organization's Productive Culture.
    However, we understand that it makes better sense to coin Progress with Success, NOT Culture.

Answer choice analysis between A and D:
    A. to grow, motivate, acknowledge, and reward the employees. - Mapped to Success
      Correct! It takes care of an employee's objective/work/inspiration, covering all the points stated in the passage.

    D. providing behavioral training to employees so that they identify that their role in running the organization hold pivotal importance - Mapped to Culture
      The organization's progress does NOT necessarily imply 'productive organizational CULTURE'.
      Choosing D is an INFERENCE mistake. - Mistake of mapping Progress with Culture.

TakeAway:
    The Q-maker effortlessly tried to create a TRAP answer, usng the key-word ONLY to emphaisis on the importance of Culture.
    Resulting in an unintended yet costly mistake.

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