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Chapter 03 Individual Differences and Work Behavior 1. (p. 69) Demographic factors, such as age, race, and gender, can influence individual differences. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #1 2. (p. 69) Genetics has no influence on a person's temperament. FALSE A person's genetics influence individual differences, including temperament. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #2 3. (p. 70) Daydreaming about being on vacation while on the job is considered a work behavior. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #3 4. (p. 70, 80) Some aspects of human variability are inherited, and partially determine the personality you have today. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #4 1
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5. (p. 70) Research suggests that most of the stereotypical differences that are used to describe males and females in organizations are valid. FALSE Research suggests that most of these stereotypical differences are not valid. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #5 6. (p. 70) Diversity refers to those attributes that make people different from one another. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #6 7. (p. 70) The workforce is less diverse now than it has been in the past. FALSE The workforce is rapidly becoming much more diverse than it has been in the past. Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #7 8. (p. 70) Studies suggest that identical twins raised apart are less similar to each other, behaviorally, than they are to their adoptive family members. FALSE Studies suggest that identical twins raised apart are more similar to each other, behaviorally, than they are to their adoptive family members. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #8 9. (p. 71) Through 2016, Hispanics and Asian Americans will continue to enter the U.S. workforce at a rapid rate. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #9 2
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10. (p. 71) Employees who are isolated and harassed for their uniqueness and diversity are less likely to be enthusiastic contributors. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #10 11. (p. 73) "Skill" is a learned talent that a person has acquired in order to perform a task. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #11 12. (p. 73) A person's ability is generally stable over time. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #12 13. (p. 75) Attitudes define one's predispositions toward given aspects of the world. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #13 14. (p. 75) Individuals are born with certain innate attitudes. FALSE Individuals are not born with attitudes; they are learned. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 03 #14 3
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15. (p. 75) Affect, the emotional component of an attitude, is often learned from parents, teachers, and peer group members. TRUE
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