Unformatted text preview: Sample questions for Chapter 5 MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
You are assembling a team to work on a long—term project which requires creativity, stamina, and farsightedness. The only
piece of information available to you is the Myers—Briggs Type of each of the applicants. These results are shown below: Cameron Myers Briggs Type INTI ESTJ ENTP
1) You need to choose a lead person for the team. This person must be a visionary; combining an original
mind with great drive. Who would be the best candidate based on their Myers Briggs Type? A. Alan D. Drusilla
B. Brenda E. Cameron
C. Ellen 2) You are the manager of a small boutique. You have decided to apply the Big Five Model in order to understand your
employees and their work habits because it is generally supported by an impressive body of research. You want to use the ﬁve
dimensions of personality to match individuals with jobs to which they are well~suited. Michelle Jackson, one of your
newest employees, is an extravert. Which of the following statements is leis; likely to be true? A. Michelle will perform well on specialized, detail—oriented tasks. B. Michelle will probably have a large number of relationships. C. Michelle will be suited to a managerial or sales position. D. Michelle will probably attend the company picnic. E. Michelle will be friendly and outgoing. 3) You have just been promoted to manage a sales group. Your group is made up of ten people who range in age from 23 to 62.
You have read that there are certain dominant work values for each age group and think that this may help you understand
your group. As you work with Tom, who is 23 years old, you are likely to ﬁnd that he
A. sees the company merely as a vehicle for his career B. prefers leisure time C. desires ﬁnancial success D. highly values security E. none of the above 4) You have decided to use Holland's Typology of Personality and Congruent Occupations to help your friends who are
college seniors recognize which jobs they would be well~suited for. Monica is shy, stable, and persistent. Neil is ambitious
and energetic and likes to dominate conversations. Jessica is idealistic, impractical, and very imaginative. Walter is
efﬁcient and practical, but he lacks imagination and tends to be inﬂexible. Chris is an original thinker, with an analytical
and independent intelligenceMonica is majoring in interior design. Her personality type is "realistic" according to
Holland's Typology. Which of the following statements is correct? A. Monica is better suited to be a bank teller. B. Interior design is congruent with a "social" personality type. C. Monica prefers physical to mental activities. D. Monica's personality type is well-suited to her major. E Interior design is incongruent with her personality type. difference that exists between their country and the United States in the degree of of the two cultures. B. individualism C. uncertainty avoidance
D. self—esteem E. power distance ...
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