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1 CHAPTER 1 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR IN CHANGING TIMES MULTIPLE CHOICE HUMAN BEHAVIOR IN ORGANIZATIONS 1. The study of organizational behavior is concerned with: A. psychosocial, interpersonal, and organizational structure B. psychosocial, interpersonal, and work design C. interpersonal, group dynamics in organizations, and work design D. psychosocial, interpersonal, and group dynamics in organizations 2. The study of individual behavior and group dynamics in organizational settings describes the content of study in: A. organization theory B. organization design C. organizational behavior D. organizational development 3. Which organizational variable(s) is (are) important to the study of group dynamics? A. organization structure B. C. job task D. hierarchy of authority 4. The description of an organization as clockworks in which human behavior is logical and rational would come from which level within the organization? A. individual level B. group or department level C. organizational level D. internal level 5. The description of an organization as more like a snake pit with daily conflict, distress, and struggle would come from which level within the organization? A. group level B. organizational level C. individual level D. department level ANSWER: C, medium, synthesis & evaluation, pg. 4
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Chapter 1 6. The FAA’s need to address change in air travel due to the tragic events of September 11, 2001 reflect which metaphor of an organization? A. virtual B. clockwork C. snake pit D. free flight 7. The snake pit metaphor of organizations would be reflected by which of the following? A. the events of September 11, 2001 B. free flight C. the increase in the number of passengers and the drop in airfares prior to 9/11/2001 D. the FAA’s relatively poor safety record since the deregulation of the industry in 1979 Understanding Human Behavior 8. An internal perspective of human behavior tends to explain a person's actions in terms of: A. job demands B. personal value system C. task design D. organization communication channels 9. All of the following are internal behavioral processes except : A. cognition B. perceiving C. judging D. leading ANSWER: D, medium, analysis, pg. 6 10. The internal and external perspectives offer: A. complementary explanations for human behavior B. similar explanations for human behavior C. conflicting explanations for human behavior D. alternative explanations for human behavior 11. When a manager states, "Mary is an outstanding employee because she has a high need for achievement,” the manager is using which explanation for Mary's behavior? A.
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