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Level of Difficulty: 1 EasyTopic: Internal locus of control92.People with __________ see themselves as masters of their own fate. A. High emotional stabilityB.An internal locus of controlC. An external locus of controlD. High introversionE. High extraversionPeople who believe they control the events and consequences that affect their lives are said to possess internal locus of control. They see themselves as masters of their own fate.AACSB: Analytical ThinkingAccessibility: Keyboard NavigationBlooms: UnderstandKinicki - Chapter 03 #92Learning Objective: 03-04 How do self-evaluations affect my performance at work?Level of Difficulty: 2 MediumTopic: Internal locus of control
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93.If a person attributes outcomes to luck or fate, that person is likely to have: A. An optimistic personalityB. A proactive personalityC. A high level of extraversionD.An external locus of controlE. High emotional stabilityThose who believe their performance is the product of circumstances beyond their immediate control possess an external locus of control.AACSB: Analytical ThinkingAccessibility: Keyboard NavigationBlooms: UnderstandKinicki - Chapter 03 #93Learning Objective: 03-04 How do self-evaluations affect my performance at work?Level of Difficulty: 2 MediumTopic: External locus of control94.People with an internal locus of control: A. Have lower work motivationB. Earn lower salariesC. Tend to be more anxiousD. Derive less job satisfaction from performanceE.Have stronger expectations that effort leads to performancePeople with an internal locus of control: display greater work motivation; have stronger expectations that effort leads to performance; exhibit higher performanceon tasks involving learning or problem solving, when performance leads to valued rewards; and derive more job satisfaction from performance.AACSB: Analytical ThinkingAccessibility: Keyboard NavigationBlooms: UnderstandKinicki - Chapter 03 #94Learning Objective: 03-04 How do self-evaluations affect my performance at work?Level of Difficulty: 2 MediumTopic: Internal locus of control
95.Petra made a large mistake on a report she submitted to her boss, and it ended upcosting the company a significant amount of money. When asked why this had occurred, she blamed one of her co-workers for giving her erroneous information for the report. Petra is expressing: A. Low agreeablenessB.An external locus of controlC. Organizational citizenship behaviorD. Counterproductive work behaviorE. Low emotional stabilityPeople who believe their performance is the product of circumstances beyond theirimmediate control possess an external locus of control and tend to attribute outcomes to environmental causes, such as luck or fate.AACSB: Analytical ThinkingAACSB: Knowledge ApplicationAccessibility: Keyboard NavigationBlooms: ApplyKinicki - Chapter 03 #95Learning Objective: 03-04 How do self-evaluations affect my performance at work?

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