Quiz 3 (MGMT 241) - Assessment Quiz 3 (MGMT 241) 1. _ are...

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Assessment http://bsuonline.bowiestate.edu/Section/Assessment/Delivery/AssessmentAll.aspx?entryId=E6BA57093B8946CBA913A007B1CB2ACA[11/01/2010 8:22:02 AM] 1. ____ are the rewards associated with performing a task or activity for its own sake. A) Physiological rewards B) Extrinsic rewards C) Performance valences D) Intrinsic rewards E) Motivational cues 2. ____ is leadership that creates a positive image of the future that motivates organizational members and provides direction for future planning and goal setting. A) Leadership empowerment B) Achievement-oriented leadership C) Visionary leadership D) Supportive leadership E) Transactional leadership 3. According to a survey done on teaching evaluations, engineering students consider the improvement of teaching to be the most important outcome of the evaluation process. In terms of the expectancy theory, the likelihood that students feel their inputs on the evaluations will lead directly to improved instruction is called ____. A) expectancy B) valence C) instrumentality D) reciprocity E) synergy 4. Under the leadership of Michael Eisner, Walt Disney Company developed an “executive-centric, Eisner-centric culture”— whatever Eisner wanted to happen, he made happen. In terms of the path-goal theory, Eisner used a(n) ____ leadership style to improve Disney’s profitability. A) supportive B) participative C) charismatic D) directive E) achievement-oriented 5. Stan O’Neal began his tenure at the CEO of Merrill-Lynch by firing the entire management committee. A few months later he fired two of his hand-picked senior executives because they were “plotting to diminish his authority” and did not want to follow his orders unquestioningly. O’Neal is using a(n) ____ leadership style to improve Merrill’s profitability. A) supportive B) participative C) achievement-oriented D) charismatic E) directive 6. One of the criticisms of the television industry is the networks' desire to maintain ratings by thinking in terms of next week's programming. The networks are also more concerned with how to get high program ratings quickly than achieving the ratings through giving viewers time to become acquainted with high-quality programs. Problem solving in terms of show placement or guest stars seems to be more important than inspiring great television innovations. This criticism assumes ____. A) the television industry has a shortage of effective leadership B) the television industry benefits from strong leadership C) the television industry attracts more architects than builders D) long-term strategy is more important than tactics in the television industry
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Assessment http://bsuonline.bowiestate.edu/Section/Assessment/Delivery/AssessmentAll.aspx?entryId=E6BA57093B8946CBA913A007B1CB2ACA[11/01/2010 8:22:02 AM] E) doing the right things is more important than doing things right in the television industry 7. Larry Tobin is now president of Fairwinds Credit Union in Florida where he started as a part-time teller. He's learned to ignore
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course BUSINESS MGMT 241 taught by Professor Dr.cash during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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Quiz 3 (MGMT 241) - Assessment Quiz 3 (MGMT 241) 1. _ are...

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