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Semantic9) Self-enhancement and self-transcendence are:Personal attitudesWorkplace attitudesEndpoints of one of the dimensions of valuesCognitions10) A person can build his/her social capital by:Shadowing a higher-level managerGetting a mentorLearning a new languageBeing trained in new skills11) Which of the following is the least fixed of a person’s individual differences?
12) The contingency approach suggests that:A manager needs to learn a set of hard-and-fast rules.OB theories apply to all situations.There is one best way to manage.The best answer depends on the situation.13) The process that enables us to interpret and understand our surroundings is called:StereotypingSuppressionSelectionPerception14) Acme Movers is a company that ships goods and cargo to all locations in the United States. The employees understand that the company's primary vision of timeliness, efficiency and low-cost services is important to maintain the competitive edge over other movers in the business. They constantly work to ensure that all deliveries reach their destinations on schedule, and the
company, in turn, rewards the employees with performance-based awards and profit sharing. Which function of organizational culture is exemplified here? Promoting social system stabilityShaping behavior by helping members make sense of their surroundingsGiving members an organizational identityFacilitating collective commitment15) Regarding using personality testing as part of the hiring process, experts have concluded that:The typical personality test is not a valid predictor of job performanceThere are many valid instruments available to managers to test for personality typesOnly the Big Five should be used as predictors of job performance