MGMT121 Mid-term SampleExam+II

MGMT121 Mid-term SampleExam+II - MGMT 121: Organizational...

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MGMT 121: Organizational Behavior L9 Fall 2010 Dr. Prithviraj Chattopadhyay EXAM II Sample Instructions * For the multiple choice questions, choose the one BEST answer and mark it on the bubble sheet with a PENCIL. * Write the color (White) of your exam paper on the top right hand corner of your bubble sheet. * For the essay questions, write your answer on the exam paper itself. No extra paper will be provided. * You must hand in BOTH the bubble sheet and the exam when you are done. No re-entrance once you leave the exam hall. * You have 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete the exam. * Complete the following information before you hand in your exam: I have neither given nor received aid during this exam. ________________________________________ Signature ________________________________________ Print Your Name _____________________ Student ID number For use by the Examiners Part I ( ) Part II Q1 Part II Q2 Total
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Part I: Multiple Choice Questions (1.5 points each – answers on the last page) 1. Which of the following best describes how emotions influence the problem identification process? A: Emotions have no effect on how people identify problems. B: The emotional brain center classifies incoming perceptual information as bad or good, which then influences the rational brain center’s evaluation about whether that situation is a problem. C: Emotions mainly determine signal us to follow either a programmed or nonprogrammed decision process. D: If the rational brain center determines that the situation is a problem, it transmits this evaluation to the emotional center, which then energizes the decision maker to act without choosing alternatives. E: Emotions ensure that we rely on the rationality and avoid intuition in the decision making process. 2. Which of the following is a potential problem when evaluating and choosing alternatives in decision making? A: Limited information processing B: Implicit favorite C: Satisficing D: All of the above E: Only ‘A’ and ‘C’ 3. The Director of Nursing is looking for a new work schedule for nurses throughout the hospital. She evaluates a schedule system as soon as she learns about it. Eventually, she finds a schedule that is ‘good enough’ for her needs, even though there may be better schedules available that she hasn’t yet learned about. The Director of Nursing is engaging in: A: escalation of commitment. B: perceptual defense. C: satisficing. D: post-decisional justification. E: none of the above. 4. Which of the following questions is NOT explicitly considered in the contingencies of employee involvement? A: Do subordinates need to develop their decision-making skills? B: Is conflict among subordinates over preferred solutions likely? C: Is the problem unique? D: How important is subordinate commitment to the decision? E: Do subordinates have sufficient information to make a high-quality decision?
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