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pay-for-performanceSue is very aggressive at her job, and her coworkers complain that she often manipulates them and her boss in order to get ahead. She attempts to direct everything and everyone, regardless of the consequences to others or even the organization itself. Sue is expressing what type of need for power?personalResearch shows that simplified jobs lead to all the following except_____.poor mental healthlow sense of accomplishmentincreased productivityXjob dissatisfactionlow personal growthAccording to Herzberg, which of the following is an example of a hygiene factor?interpersonal relationshipsMcClelland's need for achievement corresponds most closely to _____.Maslow's self-actualization needsAfter struggling with the accounting training, Peter is unsure whether he can complete the end-of-year financial reporting with no errors in the time allotted. In this case, Peter is low on the ______ element of expectancy theory.expectancyVictoria runs a flower shop. She recently made some changes so that one employee answers phones and completes the order and payment process, while another creates arrangements, and a third packages and delivers floral arrangements. Previously, each employee was responsible for the order from the phone call through the delivery. Such changes reflect which one of the following?task identitySharon has excelled as an auditor for a large financial consulting firm. She loves building mutually beneficial relationships and is extremely well liked by her clients. Sharon likely has a _____.high need for affiliationA technician who is responsible for keeping a hospital's electronic equipment in working order has higher ____________ than a person wiping down cars in a carwash.task significanceWhich of the following is nota contingency factor in the job characteristics model?autonomy
A Scanlon plan is a type of ______ compensation plan.gainsharingIt has been two years since any employee has received a bonus at Tech Outlet, and the possibilityof getting one no longer seems to motivate employees. In this case, management has inadvertently applied _____.negative reinforcementpunishmentintrinsic motivationextinctionXexpectancyUsing self-determination theory to motivate employees, at Cloud9, a data storage company, the vice chair makes 10–20 phone calls a day to thank special employees "caught doing something right." This is an example of which one of the following innate needs?loveautonomyrelatednesscompetenceXequityThe theory under which people make the choice that promises them the greatest reward if they think they can get it is _____.expectancy theory