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Ans wer: general m ental ability
Members of w hich of the follow ing groups are least likely to turn over in a job?
Ans wer: non-Whites in a predom inantly non-White work group
W hich of the follow ing is an example of an affective attitude?
Ans wer: Anger at being unfairly accus ed of a wrongdoing.
Sheila w orks for a manufacturer of styrofoam trays for school lunches. Last year her son come home from school
and told her that the trays she makes go straight to the landfill w here they sit for hundreds of years w ithout ever
biodegrading. Although this information bothers Sheila, she does not look for another job because she enjoys her
very high salary. W hich dissonance moderating factor is illustrated by this example?
Ans wer: High dis s onance is tolerated becaus e of a high reward.
In her w ork in the publishing industry, Vera seeks out new authors w ho she considers promising. In the past tw o
years she has found a number of new w riters w hose w ork she thought w as exceptional, and immersed herself in
the task of helping them shape their manuscripts for submission to her managers for publishing. Although she w as
extremely proud of the results, none of the authors she w orked w ith w ere chosen for publication. Vera believes that
the decision not to publish these authors w as based on personal rivalries w ithin management, rather than the
quality of her w riters' w ork. She is extremely frustrated, dreads coming into w ork each morning, and is seriously
thinking of resigning. How can Vera's job attitudes best be described?
Ans wer: low job s atis faction and high job involvem ent
Guillermo's w ife w as recently diagnosed w ith breast canc...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2014 for the course COMM 329 taught by Professor Other during the Spring '12 term at The University of British Columbia.
- Spring '12