TESTONEANS - EXAM ONE HROB 101 Fall 2006- Dr. Bob Biswas 1....

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EXAM ONE – HROB 101 – Fall 2006- Dr. Bob Biswas 1. Your boss never gives you the benefit of the doubt. When you were late back from lunch, he assumed that you had simply taken too much time. He never considered that the elevators were out and you had to walk up 10 flights of stairs. Your boss is guilty of _____. a. self-serving bias b. selective perception c. fundamental attribution error - ans d. inconsistency e. stereotyping 2. What are the three primary determinants of behavior that organizational behavior focuses upon? a. profit structure, organizational complexity, job satisfaction b. individuals, profit structure, and job satisfaction c. individuals, groups, and job satisfaction d. groups, structure, and profit structure e. individuals, groups, and structure - ans 3. Analyzing relationships, determining causes and effects, and basing conclusions on scientific evidence all constitute aspects of _____ study. a. organizational b. intuitive c. theoretical d. systematic - ans e. case-based 4. How is the satisficing decision maker best characterized? a. as using rationality b. as using bounded rationality - ans c. as affected by anchoring bias d. as using creativity e. as relying on others to make decisions 5. What was the most significant change in the U.S. labor force during the last half of the twentieth century? a. substantial decreases in the number of workers who are under 55 b. increases in the percentage of U.S. citizens of Hispanic origin c. increasing numbers of African-Americans at all levels within the workforce d. the steady increase in the percentage of workers that are men. e. the rapid increase in the percentage of workers that are women. - ans 6. Who sets MBO objectives? a. the boss b. the boss and immediate subordinates c. they are set jointly by superior and subordinate - ans d. the employees performing the task in question e. each working division in cooperation with management 7. Which of the following is a trend in management since the 1980s? a. managers taking full control of the decision making process b. top-down management c. forcing employees to take responsibility for the implementation of their work d. decreasing employee empowerment e. a blurring between the roles of managers and workers - ans 8. A company is looking for a manager to liaise between its home office in the United States, its 1
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manufacturing plants in Poland and Germany, and its suppliers in the Middle East and South Asia. A good candidate would be likely to score highly in what subpart of intelligence? a. Cognitive b. Social c. Emotional d. Cultural - ans e. Spiritual 9. Classical conditioning would view which of the following as most likely to be a conditioned response? a. wincing when you stub your toe
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TESTONEANS - EXAM ONE HROB 101 Fall 2006- Dr. Bob Biswas 1....

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