MGT502 Organizational Behaviour Solved MCQs Set 2

This is an example of a attribution theory b the halo

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Unformatted text preview: This is an example of a) attribution theory b) the Halo Effect c) s tereotyping d) contras t effects e) projection Ans wer a) attribution theory W hich of the follow ing is true about our perceptions of a target? a) targets are us ually perceived in is olation b) individual perception varies little between different cultures c) Expectations do not dis tort individual perception d) Motion, s ounds , s ize of a target have little effect in how individuals s hape they way we perceive it e) tim ing of events and occurrences m ay im ply a dependence, which m ay or m ay not be true Ans wer e) tim ing of event and occurrences m ay im ply a dependence, which m ay or m ay not be true There are many examples of shortcuts w e make in judging others. W hich shortcut below is least likely to be an error in perception about a new employee named Jo? a) knowing how good Jo will be becaus e Jo has the s am e degree I have b) us ing m y ability to res pond to individual difference between Jo and m ys elf c) us ing "high intelligence" of Jo to m ake a general im pres s ion about Jo's effectivenes s on the job d) deciding that Jo wants challenge and change s ince thats what I want e) letting m y own attitudes and interes ts influence m y im pres s ion of Jo Ans wer b) us ing m y ability to res pond to individual difference between Jo and m ys elf The evidence demonstrates that decision accuracy is the same for high- and low -risk-taking managers Ans wer T Negative information exposed early in the interview tends to be more heavily w eighted than if the same information w ere conveyed later Ans wer T People w ho see their lives as being controlled by outside forces have been called externals. Ans wer T Donna "w ears her emotions on her sleeve" such that w hen she has trouble at w ork, it effects her performance. s/212- mg t502- or g anizational- behaviour /5910- mg t502- or g anizational- behaviour - solved- mcq s- set- 2.html?tmpl= component&pr int= 1… 2/13 1/23/2014 M GT502 Or g anizational Behaviour Solved M CQs Set 2 Thus is know n as affective events theory. Ans wer T Although intuitive thinkers (NT) make up only 5 percent of the population, a recent study of contemporary business people w ho created super-successful firms found that all of these individuals w ere NTs. Ans wer T Proactive personalities can have both negative and positive impact depending on the organization and situational conditions. Ans wer T Zack is alw ays moving and appears to be impatient. He prefers w ork to leisure and seems obsessed w ith numbers. Zack is probably a Type A. Ans wer T Tina is very cooperative, good-natured, and trusting. Thus, she scores high on conscientiousness according to the Big Five Model. Ans wer F Felt emotions are the same as the emotions displayed in public. Ans wer F Kerry tends to only remember w hat she w ants to hear. This is know n as...
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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 UBC.

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