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MGMT121: Organizational Behavior L9 Fall 2010 Professor Prithviraj CHATTOPADHYAY Sample Midterm – Version A Instructions * Choose the one BEST answer and mark it on the bubble sheet with a PENCIL. * Write the version ( A ) of your exam paper on the top right hand corner of your bubble sheet. * 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 2 hours to complete the exam. * Complete the following information: I have neither given nor received aid during this exam. ________________________________________ Signature ________________________________________ Print Your Name _____________________ __________ Student ID number Section number For use by the Examiners MC ( ) Total
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For the following multiple choice questions, choose the one answer that is the best answer to the question. (all questions weighted equally) 1. Which of the following statements is FALSE? A: The workforce is becoming more diverse. B: Generation-X employees bring somewhat different values and needs to the workplace than those of baby boomers. C: Employment relationships are shifting towards the idea that companies must provide employees a high degree of job security, possibly even a job for life. D: Successful firms increasingly rely on values alignment rather than direct supervision to guide employee decisions and behavior. E: Information technologies are changing the way people perform their tasks and work with each other. 2. Which of these statements about globalization and organizational behavior is TRUE? A: Globalization did not have any effects on organizational behavior. B: Organizational behavior researchers studied only large multinational companies as a result of globalization. C: Globalization has forced organizational behavior textbooks to study only companies with headquarters in North America. D: Contingencies of effective organizational behavior practices across various cultures are highlighted as a result of globalization. E: Both ‘C’ and ‘D’ are true. 3. According to the multiple levels of analysis anchor: A: organizational behavior is mainly the study of how all levels of the organizational hierarchy interact with the external environment. B: OB topics typically relate to the individual, team and organizational levels of analysis. C: there are eight levels of analysis that scholars should recognize when conducting OB research. D: organizational events can be studied from only one level of analysis. E: corporate executives need to understand business ethics from various levels and perspectives. 4. A computer maintenance company wants to ‘capture’ the networks of people that employees know by creating a database where employees document their relationships to these individuals and their job titles. This practice tries to: A: transform intellectual capital into knowledge management. B:
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