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Chap003 - Chapter 03 Individual Differences and Work...

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Chapter 03 - Individual Differences and Work Behavior Chapter 03 Individual Differences and Work Behavior True / False Questions 1. Demographic factors, such as age, race, and gender, can influence individual differences. True False 2. Genetics has no influence on a person's temperament. True False 3. Daydreaming about being on vacation while on the job is considered a work behavior. True False 4. Some aspects of human variability are inherited, and partially determine the personality you have today. True False 5. Research suggests that most of the stereotypical differences that are used to describe males and females in organizations are valid. True False 6. Diversity refers to those attributes that make people different from one another. True False 7. The workforce is less diverse now than it has been in the past. True False 3-1
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Chapter 03 - Individual Differences and Work Behavior 8. Studies suggest that identical twins raised apart are less similar to each other, behaviorally, than they are to their adoptive family members. True False 9. Through 2016, Hispanics and Asian Americans will continue to enter the U.S. workforce at a rapid rate. True False 10. Employees who are isolated and harassed for their uniqueness and diversity are less likely to be enthusiastic contributors. True False 11. "Skill" is a learned talent that a person has acquired in order to perform a task. True False 12. A person's ability is generally stable over time. True False 13. Attitudes define one's predispositions toward given aspects of the world. True False 14. Individuals are born with certain innate attitudes. True False 15. Affect, the emotional component of an attitude, is often learned from parents, teachers, and peer group members. True False 3-2
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Chapter 03 - Individual Differences and Work Behavior 16. A manager's ability to change employees' attitudes depends partly on the situation in which the effort takes place. True False 17. Managerial attempts to make everyone satisfied will always yield high levels of productivity. True False 18. Most studies dealing with the performance-satisfaction relationship have found high association between performance and satisfaction. True False 19. Personality is, to some degree, observable and measurable. True False 20. Heredity has an equal effect on all personality traits. True False 21. "Nurture" refers to the pattern of life experiences you have had. True False 22. The importance of heredity varies from one personality trait to another. True False 23. The stable functioning of a society requires that there be shared patterns of behavior among its members, so there is some basis for knowing how to behave in certain situations. True False 3-3
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Chapter 03 - Individual Differences and Work Behavior 24. Members of a culture have few, if any, common personality characteristics.
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