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Chapter 08 Managing Misbehavior 1. (p. 219) Instrumental force represents an individual's personal interests and beliefs. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #1 2. (p. 220) Corporate misbehavior is not gender-, industry-, country-, or date-specific. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #2 3. (p. 219) Management interactions are the actions taken by managers to prevent, control, or respond to harmful misbehavior. FALSE These are management interventions . Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #3 4. (p. 220) Sexual harassment is a form of unethical behavior, not aggression. FALSE Sexual harassment is both a form of aggression and unethical behavior. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #4 1
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5. (p. 221) Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination, and harassed employees can file claims for battery and defamation. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #5 6. (p. 222) Women tend to classify a smaller range of behavior as sexually harassing than do men. FALSE Women tend to classify a wider range of behavior as sexually harassing than do men. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #6 7. (p. 222) Passive aggression is accomplished through the withholding of something desired. TRUE Difficulty: Easy Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #7 8. (p. 222) Spreading a damaging rumor that harms an employee's chance to be promoted is an example of direct aggression. TRUE Spreading a damaging rumor that harms an employee's chance to be promoted is an example of indirect aggression. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #8 9. (p. 223) Today's organizations commonly share information about worker aggression. FALSE Organizations rarely share information about worker aggression. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #9 2
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10. (p. 223) Demographic data may be the best predictors of violence, but it is prohibited by law from being collected. TRUE Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #10 11. (p. 223) Studies report that females score higher on attitude toward revenge than do males. FALSE Studies report that males are more aggressive than females and score higher on attitude toward revenge than females. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #11 12. (p. 224) American employees now put in less time at work than they did 20 years ago. FALSE American employees now put in more time at work than they did 20 years ago. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #12 13. (p. 224) Researchers have found that overachievers are bullied less often than are average performers. FALSE Researchers have found that overachievers are bullied more often than are average performers. Difficulty: Medium Ivancevich - Chapter 08 #13 3
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14. (p. 224) A manager who uses intimidation, threats of firing, and promises of disciplinary action if desired performance is not achieved is displaying incivility . FALSE
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