Question 1. During a diversity management session, a manager suggests that stereotypes are a necessary part of working with others. "I have to make assumptions about what`s in the other person`s head, and stereotypes help me do that," she explains. "It`s better to rely on stereotypes than to enter a working relationship with someone from another culture without any idea of what they believe in!" Discuss the merits of and problems with the manager`s statement. Question 2. Assume that you are a project leader in one large organization operating in Ethiopia. Assume also that in your top management meetings, you have recognized that the management members do not know the importance of team in the organization and do not practice self-directed team. Explain to the management how team work is important, its advantages and disadvantages, and self-directed teams contribute to organizational success. Substantiating your explanation with example is an asset. Question 3. Suppose that you give all candidates applying for a management trainee position a personality test that measures the five dimensions in the five-factor model. Which personality traits would you consider to be the most important for this type of job? Explain your answer. Question 4. "Emotional intelligence is more important than cognitive intelligence in influencing an individual`s success." Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Support your perspective. Question 5. Explain the statement "organizational Behavior knowledge is developed on the belief that organizational events have contingencies."