OB12_TIF04 - Chapter 4 Personality and Values MULTIPLE...

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Chapter 4 Personality and Values MULTIPLE CHOICE Personality 1. Which of the following statements about personality is correct? a. Personality is always stable. b. Personality is a part of a person. c. Personality is an aggregate whole. d. Personality is for the most part comprised of traits that cannot be measured. e. Personality is the primary source of emotions in most people. (c; Easy; p. 106) 2. If personality characteristics were completely dictated by _____, they would be fixed at birth and no amount of experience could alter them. a. job satisfaction b. heredity c. environment d. situations e. religion (b; Easy; p. 106) 3. Research that examines _____ lends credibility to the argument that heredity plays an important part in determining personality. a. the stability of job satisfaction over time b. twins who were raised together c. genetic studies of adults d. situational behavior e. the norms of different cultures (a; Challenging; p. 106) 4. Which of the following is an environmental force that shapes personality? a. genetic inheritance b. gender c. height d. brain size e. experience (e; Easy; p. 108) 5. “Bob is easy-going at home, but at work he becomes very tense and anxious.” This statement attributes Bob’s personality more to which of the following? a. heredity b. environment c. situation d. locus of control e. culture (c; Moderate; p. 108) 6. Why has so much attention been paid to personality traits in OB? Researchers have done this in order _____. a. to help in employee selection and in guiding career development decisions. b. to enable the easy evaluation of employee performance c. to help identify which people in a workforce will work best together d. to understand the motivation of outstanding workers e. to exclude potential trouble-makers from work. 63
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(a; Challenging; p. 108) 7. You wish to hire a person who is innovative, individualistic, versatile, and entrepreneurial. Candidates for this position would ideally have what classification on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator? a. INTJs b. ESTJs c. ENTPs d. ISFPs e. ESTPs (c; Challenging; p. 109) 8. All of the following are classifications on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator except _____. a. extroverted/introverted b. sensing/intuitive c. perceiving/judging d. independent/dependent e. thinking/feeling (d; Easy; p. 109) 9. How would someone who is described as an ESTJ on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator best be described? a. as a visionary b. as a conceptualizer c. as an innovator d. as an organizer e. as a leader (d; Challenging; p. 109) 10. What does the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator classification of “E or I” stand for? a. extroverted/intuitive b. emotional/introverted c. extroverted/introverted d. emotional/intuitive e. sane/reflective (c; Easy; P. 109) 11. What does the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator classification of “S or N” stand for? a. sensing/intuitive
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OB12_TIF04 - Chapter 4 Personality and Values MULTIPLE...

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