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Chapter 13 - Motivating for Performance Chapter 13 Motivating for Performance True / False Questions 1. (p. 470) Understanding why people do the things they do on the job is an easy task for effective managers. FALSE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 1 2. (p. 471) According to research, people tend to accept and pursue goals willingly, if they are involved in setting them. TRUE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 3. (p. 471) Goal-setting theory states that people have conscious goals that energize them and direct their thoughts and behaviors toward a particular end. TRUE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 13-1
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Chapter 13 - Motivating for Performance 4. (p. 472) The term "SMART" goals stands for: specific, meaningful, acceptable, results-based and time-specific. FALSE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 2 5. (p. 474) Individualized goals can create cooperation and reduce competition. FALSE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 2 6. (p. 475) OB Mod focuses on influencing behavior. TRUE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 7. (p. 476) When managers think it is warranted or when they believe others expect them to, they use punishment. TRUE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 3 13-2
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Chapter 13 - Motivating for Performance 8. (p. 476) Applying a consequence that increases the likelihood that the person will repeat the behavior that led to it is referred to as extinction. FALSE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 3 9. (p. 476) Managers should reward employees for multitasking. FALSE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 3 10. (p. 480) According to research, expectancy can be as high as 100% to as low as –100%. FALSE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Knowledge Difficulty: Hard Learning Objective: 4 11. (p. 481) For motivation to be high, instrumentalities, expectancy and valence must ALL be high. TRUE AACSB: Group/individual dynamics Blooms taxonomy: Comprehension Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 4 13-3
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Chapter 13 - Motivating for Performance 12. (p. 481) Increase expectancies, identify positively valent outcomes and make performance instrumental toward positive outcomes are all managerial implications of expectancy theory. TRUE
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