Quiz 1 Spring 2011 Key to the Quiz

Quiz 1 Spring 2011 Key to the Quiz - Quiz 1 MGT 3680 Human...

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Quiz 1 MGT 3680 Human Organizational Behavior Spring, 2011 Dr. Boam NAME__________ Key to the Quiz ___________________ Part 1: Multiple Choice. Each question is worth 5 points. Indicate your choice by writing the correct letter in the space before the question number. 1. (p. 5) The objective of organizational behavior is to develop a better ___. (1,2) A. understanding of competitors B. understanding of people at work C. collective processes D. indoctrination system for employees E. fit with the external environment Organizational behavior deals with how people act and react in organizations of all kinds. ACSB: Reflective thinking skills Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 01-1 Topic: Welcome to the World of OB 2. (p. 9) Which of the following is an assumption of McGregor's Theory X? The typical person ___. (1,3) A. dislikes work and will avoid it if possible B. views work as a natural activity, like play or rest C. can learn to accept and seek responsibility D. is capable of self-direction and self-control E. has imagination, ingenuity, and creativity Table1-1- Most people dislike work; they avoid it when they can. AACSB: Reflective thinking skills Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Medium Learning Objective: 01-1 Topic: The Human Relations Movement
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3. (p. 160) A(n) _____ is defined as a learned predisposition to respond in a consistently favorable or unfavorable manner with respect to a given object. (2,1) A. attitude B. cognition C. skill D. ability E. value An attitude is defined as "a learned predisposition to respond in a consistently favorable or unfavorable manner with respect to a given object." 4. (p. 162) According to research on the stability of attitudes, when is a person least likely to change his or her general attitudes? (2,5) A. Childhood B. Adolescence C. Early adulthood D. Middle adulthood E. Late adulthood What happens to attitudes over the entire span of adulthood? General attitudes were found to be more susceptible to change during early and late adulthood than during middle adulthood. 5. (p. 170) _____ is an affective or emotional response toward various facets of one's job. (2,7) A. Organizational commitment B. Job satisfaction C. Job involvement D. A cognitive style E. A met expectation Job satisfaction essentially reflects the extent to which an individual likes his or her job. AACSB: Reflective thinking Bloom's: Knowledge Difficulty: Easy Learning Objective: 06-6 Topic: Job Satisfaction
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6. (p. 139) Intelligence results from a combination of ____. (3,1) A. innate capacity and environmental influences B. nature and genetics C. innate capacity and formal education D. formal education and life experiences E. nurture and environmental influences Historically, intelligence was believed to be an innate capacity, passed genetically from one generation to the next. Research since has shown, however, that intelligence also is a function of environmental influences.
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Quiz 1 Spring 2011 Key to the Quiz - Quiz 1 MGT 3680 Human...

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