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Chapter 5 Perception and Individual Decision Making MULTIPLE CHOICE What Is Perception and Why Is It Important? 1. A process by which individuals organize and interpret their sensory impressions in order to give meaning to their environment is called: a. interpretation. b. environmental analysis. c. perception. d. outlook. (c; Easy; p. 134) 2. What one perceives _______ objective reality. (b; Easy; p. 134) Factors Influencing Perception 3. Which one of the following does not hold factors that influences perception? (b; Easy; p. 135) 4. If two people see the same thing at the same time yet interpret it differently, the factors that operate to shape their dissimilar perceptions reside in: (a; Moderate; p. 134-135) 5. Factors in the individual perceiver include all of the following except : a. attitudes. b. motives. c. expectations. d. location. (d; Moderate; Exh. 5-1; p. 135) 90
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6. A person’s perception appears to be influenced by: (d; Moderate; p. 124) 7. Which of the following is not true about our perceptions of a target? (c; Moderate; p. 135) 8. The time at which an object or event is seen is an example of a _____ factor influencing the perceptual process. (c; Moderate; p. 135) Person Perception: Making Judgments About Others 9. The theory that has been proposed to develop explanations to explain that we judge people differently depending on what meaning we assign to their behavior is: a. behavioral theory. b. judgmental theory. c. equity theory. d. attribution theory. (d; Moderate; p. 136) 10. The most relevant application of perception concepts to OB is: (a; Challenging; p. 136) 11. When individuals observe behavior, they attempt to determine whether it is internally or externally caused. This is the: (c; Moderate; p. 136) 91
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