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1 )   Which of the following is not a reason why business schools have begun to include classes on organizational behavior ?
A ) to increase manager effectiveness in organizations
B ) to help organizations attract top quality employees
C ) to expand organizations ' consulting needs
D ) to improve retention of quality worker s
E ) to help increase organizations ' profits
Answer:  C )   to expand organizations ' consulting needs
2 )   Which of the following is most likely to be a belief held by a successful manager ?
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3 )   Until the late 1980s , business school curricula emphasized the __ _ _ _ _ __ aspects of management .
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4 )   What are the three primary determinants of behavior in organizations ?
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5 )   There is a connection between companies which have ________ and the incorporation of organizational behavior principles .
A ) high turnover rates
B ) specialized technical processes
C ) superior financial performance
D ) long - lasting CEO 's
E ) all of the above
Answer:  C )   superior financial performance
6 )   ________ is the study of the impact that individuals , groups , and structure have on behavior within organizations .
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17 )   _ _______ is the study of the impact that individuals , groups , and structure have on behavior within organizations .
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18 )   Which of the following is not a topic or concern related to OB ?
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19 )   On which of the following problems would an OB study be least likely to focus ?
A ) an increase in absenteeism at a certain company
B ) a fall in productivity in one shift of a manufacturing plant
C ) a decrease in sales due to growing foreign competition
D ) an increase in theft by employees at a retail store
E ) excessive turnover in volunteer workers at a non-profit organization
Answer:  c.   a decrease in sales due to growing foreign competition
20 )   What are the three primary behavior determinants of organizational behavior ?
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21 )   Which of the following is not a core topic of organizational behavior ?
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22 )   In order to predict human behavior , it is best to supplement your intuitive opinions with information derived in what fashion ?
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23 )   Janet needs to assign a very important advertising account to one of her writers . First she reviewed each writers work load , then she studied the sales data of the products for the last three campaigns of each writer , then she reviewed each writer 's annual review to familiarize herself with their goals . Finally , she gave the account to Paula , a very creative , efficient , writer who has had high sales results with her last three clients ' products . Janet 's management style is based on ___ _____.
A ) intuition or " gut feeling "
B ) organizational behavioral studies
C ) substantive evidence approach
D ) preconceived notions
E ) systematic study
Answer:  e .   systematic study
24 )   Basing managerial decisions on the best available scientific evidence is called ________.
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25 )   Analyzing relationships , determining causes and effects , and basing conclusions on scientific evidence all constitute aspects of ________ study .
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26 )   What do the authors of the textbook advise ?
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Chapter 1 What Is Organizational Behavior?1) Which of the following is nota reason why business schools have begun to include classes on organizational behavior? A) to increase manager effectiveness in organizationsB) to help organizations attract top quality employeesC) to expand organizations' consulting needsD) to improve retention of quality workersE) to help increase organizations' profits
2) Which of the following is most likely to be a belief held by a successful manager?
3) Until the late 1980s, business school curricula emphasized the ________ aspects of management.
4) What are the three primary determinants of behavior in organizations?
5) There is a connection between companies which have ________ and the incorporation of organizational behavior principles.A) high turnover ratesB) specialized technical processesC) superior financial performanceD) long-lasting CEO'sE) all of the above
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6) ________ is the study of the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within organizations.
17) ________ is the study of the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behavior within organizations.
18) Which of the following is nota topic or concern related to OB?
19) On which of the following problems would an OB study be leastlikely to focus ?A) an increase in absenteeism at a certain company B) a fall in productivity in one shift of a manufacturing plant C) a decrease in sales due to growing foreign competition D) an increase in theft by employees at a retail store E) excessive turnover in volunteer workers at a non-profit organization

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