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Chapter 05 Motivation 1. (p. 121) Persistence is an important component of motivation. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #1 2. (p. 121) Intensity refers to the staying power of behavior, or how long a person will continue to devote effort. FALSE Persistence refers to the staying power of behavior or how long a person will continue to devote effort. Intensity refers to the strength of the response, once the choice of a direction is made. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #2 3. (p. 121) Needs are viewed as energizers or triggers of behavioral responses. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #3 4. (p. 122) When need deficiencies are present, individuals are less susceptible to a manager's motivational efforts. FALSE When need deficiencies are present, individuals are more susceptible to a manager's motivational efforts. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #4 1
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5. (p. 122) The accomplishment of desirable goals can result in a significant increase in need deficiencies. FALSE Accomplishing desirable goals results in a reduction in need deficiencies. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #5 6. (p. 123) The process theories of motivation focus on the factors within the person that energize, direct, sustain, and stop behavior. FALSE The content theories of motivation focus on the factors within the person that energize, direct, sustain, and stop behavior. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #6 7. (p. 124) From a managerial perspective, unsatisfied needs are dangerous because they may lead to undesirable performance outcomes. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #7 8. (p. 125) Autonomy means having your manager make decisions on your behalf and closely monitoring your work. FALSE The opposite is true; autonomy means being able to make independent decisions, set goals, and work without supervision. Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #8 2
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(p. 125) Managers at lower organizational levels in small firms are more satisfied than their counterparts in large firms. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #9 10. (p. 125) As managers advance in an organization, their need for security increases. FALSE As managers advance in an organization, their need for security decreases . Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #10 11. (p. 125-126) Maslow proposed that the next-higher level of needs isn't activated or triggered until the dominant need is adequately satisfied. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #11 12. (p. 126) Herzberg's two-factor theory states that dissatisfiers or hygiene factors are needed to maintain at least a level of "no dissatisfaction." TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 05 #12 13. (p. 126) Managers should assign challenging tasks to higher-performing subordinates in order to motivate them. TRUE
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