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Test 4 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. A company must motivate people for all of these general categories EXCEPT: A. Joining the organization B. Remaining in the organization C. Coming to work regularly D. Performing their work E. Exhibiting empowerment 2. For goals to be motivating, they must be all of these EXCEPT: A. Acceptable to employees B. Subjective C. Quantifiable D. Difficult but attainable E. Measurable 3. Positive reinforcement refers to applying a _____ consequence that ______ the likelihood that the person will respect the behavior that led to it. A. Valued; increases B. Valued; decreases C. Undesirable; increases D. Undesirable; decreases E. Neutral; increases 4. Negative reinforcement refers to ______ an _______ consequence. A. Applying; desirable B. Applying; undesirable C. Withholding; desirable D. Withholding; undesirable E. Applying; neutral 5. Applying consequences that increase the likelihood that a person will repeat the behavior that led to it is referred to as: A. Negative reinforcement B. Positive reinforcement C. Punishment D. Extinction E. None of the above 6. Which consequence is positive for the person receiving it? A. Positive reinforcement B. Punishment C. Extinction D. All of the above E. None of the above 1
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7. __________ refers to withdrawing or failing to provide a reinforcing consequence. A. Punishment B. Extinction C. Positive reinforcement D. Negative reinforcement E. Empowerment 8. Which of the following prescriptions for effectively motivating high performance is NOT offered by Michael LeBoeuf? A. Apply creativity instead of mindless conformity B. Use quality work instead of fast work C. Simplify instead of complicate D. Use decisive action instead of paralysis by analysis E. Focus on quantity to create volume 9. Expectancy is: A. The perceived likelihood that performance will be followed by a particular outcome B. The value that expected outcomes hold for the person contemplating them C. Motivational Force X Sum of (Instrumentalities X Valences) D. The perceived likelihood that employees' efforts will enable them to attain their performance goals E. Indirectly correlated with motivation 10. Instrumentality is: A. The perceived likelihood that performance will be followed by a particular outcome B. The value that expected outcomes hold for the person contemplating them C. Motivational Force X Sum of (Instrumentalities X Valences) D. The perceived likelihood that employees' efforts will enable them to attain their performance goals E. Indirectly correlated with motivation 11. The performance-to-outcome link is called: A. Valence B. Instrumentality C. Expectancy D. Equity E. Hygiene-motivation linkage 12. Valence is: A. The perceived likelihood that performance will be followed by a particular outcome B. The value that expected outcomes hold for the person contemplating them C. Motivational Force X Sum of (Instrumentalities X Valences) D. The perceived likelihood that employees' efforts will enable them to attain their performance goals
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course ACCT 2291 taught by Professor Turpin during the Spring '11 term at Troy.

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Test%204 - Test 4 Student: _ 1. A company must motivate...

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