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Chap004 - Chapter 04 - Perceptions, Attributions, and...

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Chapter 04 - Perceptions, Attributions, and Emotions Chapter 04 Perceptions, Attributions, and Emotions True / False Questions 1. Different individuals will perceive the same thing in different ways, because each gives his or her own meaning to stimuli. True False 2. The stimuli that a person focuses on is based on what he or she chooses to pay attention to at a particular moment. True False 3. The United States is exporting low-skill, low-paying jobs and importing high-skill, high- paying jobs. True False 4. If interviewers rate candidates who are similar in appearance, background, and interests higher than candidates who are dissimilar, they are making a "self promotion" perception error. True False 5. Subordinates recognize rewards for good performance just as frequently as supervisors feel they offer them. True False 6. A manager has a responsibility to manage within a framework that permits perceptual differences to be voiced without fear or impatience. True False 4-1
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Chapter 04 - Perceptions, Attributions, and Emotions 7. Stereotyping is useful for categorizing individuals, events, or organizations on which you have limited information or observation. True False 8. At times, prejudice can be traced to direct experiences with members of the rejected group. True False 9. Group prejudice occurs when a person takes a disliking to a whole group of individuals. True False 10. Stereotyping can be a useful process in that it can greatly increase our efficiency in making sense of our environment. True False 11. Stereotypes are frequently based on little or inaccurate information. True False 12. Stereotypes are often accurately applied to specific individuals. True False 13. An individual's attractiveness can significantly influence managerial decisions. True False 14. Research has found that attractive women in management receive higher performance reviews and pay raises than do attractive women in non-managerial positions. True False 4-2
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Chapter 04 - Perceptions, Attributions, and Emotions 15. Managers perceiving the behavior and individual differences of employees are often influenced by their own traits. True False 16. A manager who is a perfectionist tends to look for perfection in subordinates. True False 17. A lack of time can force managers to ignore certain stimuli. True False 18. According to attribution theory, it is the event itself, not the perceived cause of the event, that influences a person's behavior. True False 19. Consistency is the degree to which a person behaves similarly in different situations. True False 20. Distinctiveness is the degree to which a person behaves similarly in different situations. True False 21. Attributions made regarding why events took place have important implications for dealing with the problem.
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course MGMT 602 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at FSU.

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Chap004 - Chapter 04 - Perceptions, Attributions, and...

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