Exam 1 Review

Exam 1 Review - 4 As the manager of a telecommunications company I have an employee who is just not performing well I have tried him in different

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Exam Review (Exam 1 Structure) FORMAT q Testing Center, no time limit q Sep 29 – Oct 4 (check open and close times) q Questions 30 MC (1 point per question) 2 of 3 short-answer essay (5 points each) POTENTIAL ESSAY TOPICS q Why OB Matters
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Practice MC Questions 1. What are the three levels of analysis that should be examined to better understand job performance and employee commitment? a. Individual, Operational, Strategic b. Individual, Group, Organization c. Planning, Organizing, Controlling d. People, Finances, Products e. Mental, Social, Spiritual 2. Social loafers (also known as free riders) prevent groups from becoming high-performance teams because they inhibit the development of which critical characteristic? a. Common purpose b. Complementary skills c. Mutual accountability d. Small team size e. Motivational capacity
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Practice MC Questions 3. Which of the following is NOT a dimension in the Big 5 personality model? a. Conscientiousness b. Emotional stability c. Self-awareness d. Agreeableness e. Openness to experience
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Unformatted text preview: 4. As the manager of a telecommunications company, I have an employee who is just not performing well. I have tried him in different roles but he doesn’t share our company values either. According to Collins, what should I do? a. Give him one or two more chances. b. Enlist the help of a senior employee (a mentor). c. Put him where your company’s best opportunity exists. d. Place him on a low-impact project. e. Fire him now, don’t wait. Exam Review (Essay Questions) SAMPLE QUESTIONS q Briefly describe three of Hofstede’s cultural values identified in the text and discussed in class. (3 points) Apply two of those values to briefly analyze the cultural values of Marriott School students. (2 points) q Explain the three most important insights you gained from reading the Collins chapter “First Who…Then What.” (3 points) Describe how two of those insights could be practically applied for your personal career success. (2 points)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course OB 321 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at BYU.

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