Sp2012 EMGT 314 Exam 1 solutions

Sp2012 EMGT 314 Exam 1 solutions - EMGT 314 Exam 1 Spring...

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EMGT 314 Exam 1 NAME:___________ Spring 2012 General Instructions: You have 60 minutes to complete the exam. To receive credit your completed exam must be emailed to [email protected] at the end of your exam period. Be sure to save the Word file to your desktop to complete the exam. I. Multiple Choice : Highlight your choice of the best answer to the following questions. Do NOT delete the other selections…this can lead to format issues and I do not want you to lose time. Instead either change the font color or highlight as you prefer. (35 [email protected]/question=70 point) 1. Based on later interviews and re-analysis of the original data, which of the following was likely not responsible for the high production output at Western Electric's Hawthorne plant? A. Fear of unemployment during the Great Depression B. Supportive supervision C. High-quality raw materials D. Money E. Managerial discipline 2. As early as the 1920s, _____ advised managers to motivate job performance instead of merely demanding it. In other words, (s)he advocated a "pull" rather than a "push" strategy. A. Douglas McGregor B. Kristin McKay C. W. Edwards Deming D. Henry Mintzberg E. Mary Parker Follett 3. Which of the following is an assumption of McGregor's Theory Y? The typical person ___. A. has imagination and creativity B. cares only about security C. prefers to be directed D. avoids work if possible E. requires close supervision 4. Which of the following is an assumption of McGregor's Theory X? The typical person ___. A. dislikes work and will avoid it if possible B. views work as a natural activity, like play or rest C. can learn to accept and seek responsibility D. is capable of self-direction and self-control E. has imagination, ingenuity, and creativity 5. Intel spends millions of dollars each year to encourage education in math and science. This policy ___. A. builds human capital B. wastes organizational resources C. increases employee turnover D. reflects a Theory X view of human nature E. contradicts the teachings of Mary Parker Follett
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6. According to Schwartz's Value Theory, restraint of actions, inclinations, and impulses likely to upset or harm others and violate social expectations or norms (politeness, obedient, self discipline, honoring parents and elders) are associated with which of the following values? A. Achievement B. Power C. Hedonism D. Universalism E. Security 7. Gender equality within the home, family-supportive employer philosophies, work flexibility, and helpful mentors are all ways of decreasing ____. A. work/family integration B. job involvement C. job satisfaction D. work/family conflict E. organizational commitment 8. _____ represent global beliefs that influence behavior across all situations, whereas _____ relate only to behavior directed toward specific objects, persons, or situations. A. Attitudes; values
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2012 for the course ENG MGT 314 taught by Professor Dr.long during the Spring '12 term at Missouri S&T.

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