OB11_TIF02 - Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior...

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Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior MULTIPLE CHOICE Biographical Characteristics 1. The biographical characteristic that will grow in importance during the next decade is: a. sex. b. marital status. c. age. d. length of service. (c; Moderate; p. 42) 2. All of the following are examples of biographical characteristics except : a. sexual orientation. b. age. c. sex. d. tenure. (a; Moderate; p. 42) 3. Research shows that the age of a worker has a direct relationship to: a. productivity. b. turnover. c. absenteeism. d. vacation taken. (b; Challenging; p. 43) 4. Which of the following statements is not true? a. In general, older employees have lower rates of avoidable absence than do younger employees. b. Older employees have higher rates of unavoidable absence than younger workers probably due to their poorer health. c. The older you get, the more likely you are to quit your job. d. Older workers are perceived as lacking flexibility. (c; Moderate, p. 43) 5. Which of the following is true concerning the relationship between age and job satisfaction? a. Most studies found a negative association between age and satisfaction. b. Some studies found a U-shaped relationship. c. Satisfaction decreases among professionals as they age. d. Satisfaction increases among nonprofessionals during middle age. (b; Challenging; p. 43) 25
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6. Studies have found that all of the following are true except : a. women are more willing to conform to authority than men. b. men are more aggressive than women. c. women tend to be more productive at work than men. d. men are more likely to have expectations of success. (c; Moderate; p. 44) 7. In comparing men and women in the workplace, it was found that: a. men are more productive. b. women are more productive. c. women have more absences. d. men are more prone to resign. (c; Moderate; p. 44) 8. According to your text, a likely explanation for the higher absentee rate for women is that: a. women tend to have more illnesses that keep them from work than do men. b. traditionally, women have had the responsibility of caring for home and family. c. women tend to be less satisfied with their jobs than men and are consequently absent more often. d. women generally have jobs for which a temporary replacement can be hired so absences are more permissible. (b; Challenging; p. 44) 9. Which of the following statements concerning tenure is not true? a. The most recent evidence demonstrates a positive relationship between seniority and job productivity. b. Tenure does not appear to be a good predictor of employee productivity. c. Tenure is a potent variable in explaining turnover. d. Tenure and satisfaction are positively related. (b; Moderate; p. 44-45) 10. Studies indicate that employees with more tenure: a. are generally less satisfied than newer employees. b. are generally less productive than newer employees.
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OB11_TIF02 - Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior...

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