Chapter 1 practice test organizational behavior

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1. _____ are individuals who get things done through other people. Your Answer: Managers 2. Which French industrialist said that a manager's functions consist of planning, organizing, commanding, coordinating, and controlling? Your Answer: Henri Fayol 3. Through the _____ function, managers monitor the performance of the organization and significant deviations.
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Your Answer: controlling 4. _____ is a field of study that investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behaviour within organizations. Your Answer: Organizational behaviour 5. _____ involves looking at relationships, attempting to attribute cause and effects, and drawing conclusions based on systematic evidence. Your Answer: Systematic study 6. Burger King is owned by a firm located in _____. Your Answer: Great Britain 7. In advanced nations, minimum wages are typically €7 or more per hour.
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Workers in China and other developing nations often work for _____ per hour. Your Answer: €2.00 Correct Answer: €0.40 With workers earning only 40 cents per hour, products made in China are considerably less expensive than those made in advanced nations. 8. _____ means that organizations are becoming a more heterogeneous mix of people in terms of gender, age, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. Your Answer: Equal employment opportunity Correct Answer: Workforce diversity Workforce diversity refers to differences among people within given countries. 9. Which of the following is NOT one of the major workforce diversity categories identified in the text? Your Lifestyle
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Answer: 10. Which of the following best reflects the "melting pot" assumption? Your Answer: Diversity will contribute positively to organizational decision making. 11. The accounting equation, Assets = Liabilities + Owner's Equity , is an example of a(n) _____. Your Answer: model 12. The primary dependent variables in organizational behaviour have been productivity, absenteeism, turnover, and job satisfaction. More recently, _____ and _____ have been added to the list. Your Answer: deviant workplace behaviour , organizational citizenship 13. A failure to report to work is termed _____.
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Your Answer: absenteeism 14. A(n) _____ is the presumed cause of change in an outcome. Your Answer: independent variable 15. Which of the following is NOT an individual level independent variable? Your Answer: productivity The four management functions include all of the following EXCEPT _____. Your Answer: staffing Correct! 2. _____ studies behaviour as it relates to concerns such as absenteeism, turnover, productivity, and performance. Your Answer: Organizational behaviour
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Correct! 3. According to the text, the best approach for obtaining knowledge about human behaviour is_____. Your Answer: an observational approach Correct Answer: a systematic approach See "Complementing Intuition with Systematic Study" section You can improve your predictive ability by replacing your intuitive opinions with a more systematic approach .
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