Ch05 - Chapter 5Motivating Employees TRUE/FALSE 1 According...

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Chapter 5—Motivating Employees TRUE/FALSE 1. According to Learning from Experience: Life inside Google, employees jam into shared offices and cubicles partly to recreate the university environment in which the founders wrote the first Google search engine. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 126 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 2. According to Learning from Experience: Life inside Google, the organization appears to value individual contributions over teamwork. ANS: F At Google, teamwork is the norm. PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 126 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 3. Motivation is a personality factor that determines an employee's level of job satisfaction or dissatisfaction. ANS: F Motivation represents the forces acting on or within a person that cause the person to behave in a specific, goal-directed manner. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 126 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 4. Motivation is the forces acting on or within a person that cause that individual to behave in a specific, goal-directed manner. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 126 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 5. Four different approaches to motivation include (1) treating people equitably, (2) designing jobs that motivate people, (3) enhancing the belief that desired rewards can be achieved, and (4) meeting basic human needs. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 126 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 6. Motivation is a vital factor in achieving high performance. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Easy REF: p. 126 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 7. Performance = ƒ (ability + motivation) is a key motivational principle.
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ANS: F The principle is: Performance = ƒ (ability × motivation). PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 127 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 8. Performance = ƒ (ability × motivation) is a key motivational principle. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 127 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 9. Performance = ƒ (needs × motivation) is a key motivational principle. ANS: F The principle is: Performance = ƒ (ability × motivation). PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 127 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 10. Ability is a person's natural talent and learned competencies for performing goal-related tasks. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 127 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 11. Motivation is a person's natural talent and learned competencies for performing goal-related tasks. ANS: F This describes ability, not motivation. PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 127 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 12. A goal is a specific result that an individual wants to achieve. ANS: T PTS: 1 DIF: Moderate REF: p. 128 OBJ: 5-1 NAT: AACSB Analytic | Motivation Concepts MSC: Recall 13. A manager who has achieved the seven foundation competencies can directly observe the motives that drive employee behavior.
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