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0324302592_72721 - Chapter 13EXPLORING INDIVIDUAL...

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Chapter 13—EXPLORING INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND TEAM DYNAMICS TRUE/FALSE 1. Personality is an enduring, organized, and distinctive pattern of behavior that describes an individual's adaptation to a situation. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 2. Personality characteristics suggest tendencies to behave in certain ways and account for consistency in various situations. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 3. Personality can be defined as the way people experience, process, define, and interpret the world around them. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 4. Individuals with low self-esteem take more risks in job selection. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 5. A person's locus of control is a judgment of worthiness that is expressed by the attitudes the individual holds toward him or herself. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 6. Self-esteem indicates the extent to which people believe they are capable, significant, and worthwhile. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 7. Individuals with low self-esteem tend to be more easily influenced by the opinions of others in organizational settings. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 8. Locus of control is a personality characteristic that describes the extent to which individuals believe that they can control the environment and external events affecting them. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 9. Individuals who have an external locus of control believe that many of the events in their lives are primarily the result of their own behavior and actions. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 10. Individuals with an external locus of control tend to be more proactive and take more risks than individuals with an internal locus of control. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 62
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11. An individual with an external locus of control believes that much of what happens to him/her is a result of fate or luck. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 12. An internal locus of control is an important personality characteristic of an entrepreneur. ANS: T DIF: M OBJ: 2 13. People with an internal locus of control are more likely to influence or persuade others than are people with an external locus of control. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 14. Self-monitoring identifies the degree to which individuals are capable of reading and using cues from their environment to determine their behavior. ANS: T DIF: E OBJ: 2 15. Individuals who are low in self-monitoring emerge as leaders more frequently and learn managerial skills more easily than people who are high in self-monitoring. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 16. A type B personality is characterized by impatience, a desire for achievement, aggressiveness, irritability, and perfectionism. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 17. A type A personality is characterized as easygoing, relaxed, and patient. ANS: F DIF: E OBJ: 2 18. Type A or Type B behaviors can be positive or negative depending on the situation. ANS: F
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0324302592_72721 - Chapter 13EXPLORING INDIVIDUAL...

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