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Chapter 04 Perceptions, Attributions, and Emotions 1. (p. 94) Different individuals will perceive the same thing in different ways, because each gives his or her own meaning to stimuli. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #1 2. (p. 95) The stimuli that a person focuses on is based on what he or she chooses to pay attention to at a particular moment. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #2 3. (p. 95) The United States is exporting low-skill, low-paying jobs and importing high-skill, high-paying jobs. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #3 4. (p. 96) If interviewers rate candidates who are similar in appearance, background, and interests higher than candidates who are dissimilar, they are making a "self promotion" perception error. FALSE This is a "similar to me" perception error. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #4 1
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5. (p. 96) Subordinates recognize rewards for good performance just as frequently as supervisors feel they offer them. FALSE There is a perception gap between subordinates and supervisors. When it comes to giving privileges, more responsibility, a "pat on the back," praise, training, or interesting work, subordinates consistently rate the frequency of the recognition lower than do supervisors. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #5 6. (p. 97) A manager has a responsibility to manage within a framework that permits perceptual differences to be voiced without fear or impatience. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #6 7. (p. 99) Stereotyping is useful for categorizing individuals, events, or organizations on which you have limited information or observation. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #7 8. (p. 99) At times, prejudice can be traced to direct experiences with members of the rejected group. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #8 9. (p. 99) Group prejudice occurs when a person takes a disliking to a whole group of individuals. FALSE Group prejudice occurs when a person conforms to prejudicial group norms. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #9 2
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10. (p. 99) Stereotyping can be a useful process in that it can greatly increase our efficiency in making sense of our environment. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #10 11. (p. 100) Stereotypes are frequently based on little or inaccurate information. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #11 12. (p. 100) Stereotypes are often accurately applied to specific individuals. FALSE Stereotypes rarely accurately apply to a specific individual. Judgments based on personal knowledge of a specific person are almost always more accurate than using a broad category to which that person belongs. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 04 #12 13. (p. 100) An individual's attractiveness can significantly influence managerial decisions. TRUE
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04 - Chapter 04 Perceptions, Attributions, and Emotions 1....

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