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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 2(True/False) Understanding Individual Differences TRUE/FALSE 1. In Learning from Experience: Richard Branson, CEO, Virgin Group, Ltd., Bransons first task in the morning is to read mail from employees. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 35-36 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Creation of Value MSC: Recall 2. In Learning from Experience: Richard Branson, CEO, Virgin Group, Ltd., Branson believes that the pecking order is customers first, employees next, then shareholders. ANS: F Branson believes that the pecking order is employees first, customers next, then shareholders. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 35-36 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Creation of Value MSC: Recall 3. Individual differences are the personal attributes that vary from one person to another. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 36 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 4. Experts agree on a specific definition of personality. ANS: F No single definition of personality is accepted universally. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 36 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 5. No single definition of personality is accepted by all experts. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 36 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 6. Personality theory is an attempt to understand all people's behavior under all circumstances. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 7. Theories of personality often attempt to describe what people have in common, rather than what sets them apart. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Comprehension 8. One of the benefits of understanding personality theory for the manager is the awareness that while each employee is unique in many ways, they will probably respond similarly to other employees in most similar situations. ANS: F According to personality theory, each employee in an organization is unique and may or may not respond as others do in a particular situation. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Application 9. Personality development occurs to a certain extent throughout life, but the greatest changes occur in early childhood. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Difficult REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 10. Theories of personality often describe what people have in common and what sets them apart. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 37 OBJ: 2-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Individual Dynamics MSC: Recall 11. While individualism implies a loosely integrated society, collectivism implies a tight-knit social framework distinguishing themselves from out-groups....
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