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Chap005 - Chapter 05 Motivation Chapter 05 Motivation True...

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Chapter 05 - Motivation Chapter 05 Motivation True / False Questions 1. Persistence is an important component of motivation. True False 2. Intensity refers to the staying power of behavior, or how long a person will continue to devote effort. True False 3. Needs are viewed as energizers or triggers of behavioral responses. True False 4. When need deficiencies are present, individuals are less susceptible to a manager's motivational efforts. True False 5. The accomplishment of desirable goals can result in a significant increase in need deficiencies. True False 6. The process theories of motivation focus on the factors within the person that energize, direct, sustain, and stop behavior. True False 7. From a managerial perspective, unsatisfied needs are dangerous because they may lead to undesirable performance outcomes. True False 5-1
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Chapter 05 - Motivation 8. Autonomy means having your manager make decisions on your behalf and closely monitoring your work. True False 9. Managers at lower organizational levels in small firms are more satisfied than their counterparts in large firms. True False 10. As managers advance in an organization, their need for security increases. True False 11. Maslow proposed that the next-higher level of needs isn't activated or triggered until the dominant need is adequately satisfied. True False 12. Herzberg's two-factor theory states that dissatisfiers or hygiene factors are needed to maintain at least a level of "no dissatisfaction." True False 13. Managers should assign challenging tasks to higher-performing subordinates in order to motivate them. True False 14. McClelland contends that when a need is strong, it motivates a person to use behavior that leads to its repetition . True False 5-2
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Chapter 05 - Motivation 15. Employees will often define their jobs quite broadly and will include activities as part of their duties that their managers perceive as "extra." True False 16. Employees with a lower collectivist orientation display organizational citizenship behaviors less often than do those with an individualistic perspective. True False 17. The main theme of McClelland's theory is that needs are learned through coping with one's childhood. True False 18. Behavior that is rewarded tends to occur at a higher frequency. True False 19. A major difference between the four content theories is McClelland's emphasis on socially acceptable behavior. True False 20. The valence concept applies only to first-level outcomes. True False 21. According to Locke, individuals are likely to adjust their idea of what constitutes an equitable payment in order to justify their pay. True False 5-3
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Chapter 05 - Motivation 22. Organizational justice is the perceived fairness of how resources and rewards are distributed throughout an organization.
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Chap005 - Chapter 05 Motivation Chapter 05 Motivation True...

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