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1 .   The degree to which the rules and procedures specified by policies are properly followed in all cases to which they are applied is known as __ _ _ ______.
A ) distributive justice
B ) instrumentality
C ) procedural justice
D ) interactional justice
E ) organizational justice
Answer:  c )   procedural justice
2 .   Two primary dimensions of job involvement are rational commitment and emotional commitment .
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3 .   __________ is a multidisciplinary field devoted to understanding individual and group behavior , interpersonal processes , and organizational dynamics .
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4 .   The creation of a new behavior by the positive reinforcement of successive approximations to the desired behavior is called __________.
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5 .   Which one of the following statements about the application and / or implications of equity theory is NOT accurate ?
A ) What may seem fair and equitable to a team leader might be perceived as unfair and inequitable by a team member after comparisons are made with other team members .
B ) Feelings of inequity are determined solely by the individual 's interpretation of the situation .
C ) People who feel they are overpaid tend to decrease the quantity or quality of their work , where as people who feel they are underpaid tend to increase the quantity or quality of their work .
D ) People are less comfortable when they are under- rewarded than when they are over-rewarded .
E ) In collectivist cultures , people seem to be more concerned about equality than equity .
6 .   If a manager docks an employee 's pay every time he or she is late , the OB Mod reinforcement strategy of ___ _______ is being used .
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7 .   Financial capital is the building block of organizational success .
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8 .   __________ combines a set of physical and mental characteristics that reflect how a person looks , thinks , acts , and feels .
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9 .   Which of the following statements is correct ?
A ) Emotions and moods tend to be more stable than attitudes and values .
B ) Emotions and attitudes tend to be more stable than moods and values .
C ) Emotions and values tend to be more stable than moods and attitudes .
D ) Attitudes and values tend to be more stable than moods and emotions .
E ) Attitudes and moods tend to be more stable than emotions and values .
10 .   In collectivist cultures , people seem to be more concerned about equity than equality .
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11 .   Herzberg recommends building motivators into job content by using __________.
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12 .   Assimilation theory is the attempt to understand the causes of a certain event , assess responsibility for outcomes of the event , and evaluate the personal qualities of the people involved in the event .
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13 .   Which of the following is LEAST likely to be observed in a high - Mach personality ?
A ) Capable of lying to achieve personal goals
B ) Approaches situations logically
C ) Rarely swayed by loyalty
D ) Rarely skilled at influencing others
E ) Rarely swayed by the opinions of others
14 .   The degree to which the culture respects and values diversity and is open to anyone who can perform a job , regardless of their diversity attributes , is known as :
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15 .   The Affective Events Theory suggests that employees __ _ _______.
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16 .   Extraversion , a “ Big Five ” personality dimension , is associated with being imaginative , curious , and broad - minded .
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17 .   Bad moods generally travel person - to - person slower than good moods .
A ) True
B ) False
18 .   Which of the following needs are addressed in ERG theory ?
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19 .   In the two - factor theory of motivation , __________ are associated with the job context , such as working conditions , interpersonal relations , organizational policies , and salary .
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20 .   Which of the following represent informational roles as identified by Henry Mintzberg ?
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21 .   Selective screening __________.
A ) lets in only a tiny proportion of all of the information available
B ) should only be used sparingly because it is rarely effective
C ) is typically used in the “ information retrieval ” step of information processing
D ) is typically used in the “ information interpretation ” step of information processing
E ) is typically used in the “ information organization ” step of information processing
Answer:  a )   lets in only a tiny proportion of all of the information available
Page 1 MIDTERM 3240 FALL 2019-00 123450 Name: __________________________________ Date: _______________________1. The degree to which the rules and procedures specified by policies are properly followed in all cases to which they are applied is known as __________. A) distributive justice B) instrumentality C) procedural justice D) interactional justice E) organizational justice
2. Two primary dimensions of job involvement are rational commitment and emotional commitment.
3. __________ is a multidisciplinary field devoted to understanding individual and group behavior, interpersonal processes, and organizational dynamics.
4. The creation of a new behavior by the positive reinforcement of successive approximations to the desired behavior is called __________.
Page 2 5. Which one of the following statements about the application and/or implications of equity theory is NOT accurate? A) What may seem fair and equitable to a team leader might be perceived as unfair and inequitable by a team member after comparisons are made with other team members. B) Feelings of inequity are determined solely by the individual's interpretation of the situation. C) People who feel they are overpaid tend to decrease the quantity or quality of their work, whereas people who feel they are underpaid tend to increase the quantity or quality of their work. D) People are less comfortable when they are under-rewarded than when they are over-rewarded. E) In collectivist cultures, people seem to be more concerned about equality than equity.
6. If a manager docks an employee's pay every time he or she is late, the OB Mod reinforcement strategy of __________ is being used.
7. Financial capital is the building block of organizational success.
8. __________ combines a set of physical and mental characteristics that reflect how a person looks, thinks, acts, and feels.
9. Which of the following statements is correct? A) Emotions and moods tend to be more stable than attitudes and values. B) Emotions and attitudes tend to be more stable than moods and values. C) Emotions and values tend to be more stable than moods and attitudes. D) Attitudes and values tend to be more stable than moods and emotions. E) Attitudes and moods tend to be more stable than emotions and values.
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