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ch2 1. The way people react to different situations depends solely on their personality. True False 2. There is no single right or wrong trait for becoming an effective manager. True False 3. People who are low on extraversion tend to be sociable, outgoing, and friendly. True False 4. Jack is low on extraversion. It will never be possible for him to be an effective and efficient manager. True False 5. People who are low on negative affectivity tend to be low on extraversion. True False 6. It is more pleasant to work with a manager who is high on extraversion than a manager who is high in negative affectivity. True False 7. The tendency of a person to feel distress and to be critical of self and others is called locus of control. True False 8. The tendency of a person to get along well with other workers is called positive affectivity. True False 9. Persistence and determination are associated with high levels of conscientiousness. True False 10. Sarah is a portfolio manager at a leading financial services company. She believes that her stock picking skills have a direct and strong correlation with the performance of her portfolio, unlike some of her peers who tend to blame extraneous factors when the going gets tough. Sarah is said to have an internal locus of control. True False 11. Managers who believe that forces that exist outside of their own control are primarily responsible for their own success or failure are said to have a high internal locus of control. True False 12. Effective managers do not need to have a high internal locus of control. True False 13. Research suggests that a high need for power is not important for top managers. True False 14. The strong desire to meet personal standards for excellence is often associated with an individual having a high need for affiliation. True False 15. A terminal value is a personal conviction about lifelong goals or objectives. True False 16. The collection of feelings and beliefs that workers have about their current jobs is known as job satisfaction, but for managers this is called organizational commitment. True False 17. In general, top managers tend to be less satisfied with their jobs than entry-level workers. True False
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18. Satisfied managers are more likely to perform organizational citizenship behaviors than dissatisfied managers. True False 19. The threat of unemployment is a major source of dissatisfaction for top level managers. True False 20. Emily considers herself to be fortunate because she could hold on to her job, while two of her peers were laid off in a recent round of restructuring at her company. One would expect Emily's satisfaction level to be much higher than before. True False
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