PSYCHOLOGY AND WORK - BAM450FN

PSYCHOLOGY AND WORK - BAM450FN - Psychology & Work...

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BAM 450 700 North Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92701 Phone: 714-547-9625 Fax: 714-547-5777 11/03 FINAL EXAMINATION 8th Edition, 2002 ISBN: 0-13-034131-2 Duane Schultz and Sydney Ellen Schultz Prentice Hall Text: Authors: Publisher:
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Multiple Choice Questions (Enter your answers on the enclosed answer sheet) 1. Work provides _______. (chapter 1, learning objective 1) a. a sense of personal identity b. defines your social status c. contributes to your self-esteem d. satisfies your needs to belong to a group e. All of the above 2. The Hawthorne Studies _______. (chapter 1, learning objective 5) a. increased the effectiveness of complex weapons during WW II b. were conducted during the 20s and 30s c. were a catalyst for the start of consumer psychology d. were conducted at the Hawthorne Plant of General Motors 3. World War II sparked the development of ________. (chapter 1, learning objective 5) a. the study of motivation b. personnel selection c. the testing movement d. engineering psychology 4. The conflict between research and application arises because _______. (chapter 1, learning objective 8) a. organizations often need immediate answers b. production schedules cannot wait c. managers face time constraints d. All of the above 5. In an experiment, the effect we are interested in determin- ing (and which we manipulate) is called the _________. (chapter 2, learning objective 3) a. independent variable b. dependent variable c. control group d. experimental group F INAL E XAMINATION FE.1 FE.1
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6. In the example of an experiment in the text regarding deter- mining the effect of lighting on productivity, what can we conclude caused the increase in productivity? (chapter 2, learning objective 3) a. The change in the independent variable b. The boss was nicer given the presence of the psycholo- gists c. Hawthorne effect d. All the above are possible correct answers. 7. To produce the necessary control, psychologists use a group of research participants exposed to the independent vari- able. This group is known as the ________. (chapter 2, learning objective 3) a. working group b. experimental group c. control group d. training group 8. The basic measure of variability in a distribution of scores is __________. (chapter 2, learning objective 7) a. the mean b. the normal curve c. the t-score d. the standard deviation 9. The highest point on a normal curve is _______. (chapter 2, learning objective 7) a. mean b. median c. mode d. all the above 10. The basic measure of variability is _______. (chapter 2, learning objective 7) a. correlation b. standard deviation c. normal curve d. mean F INAL E XAMINATION FE.2
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11. With the __________, we can determine the percentage of scores that fall above or below a particular raw score. (chapter 2, learning objective 7) a. mean b. correlation c. standard deviation d. median 12. A level of analysis higher than significance testing is
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