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InstructionsQuestion 1 1 out of 1 points________ is the tendency for individuals to attribute their own successes to internal factors such as ability or effort while putting the blame for personal failure on external factors such as luck.Answer Selected Answer:Self-serving biasCorrect Answer:Self-serving biasQuestion 2 1 out of 1 pointsTeams typically outperform individuals when tasks require ________.Answer Selected Answer:multiple skills and experienceCorrect Answer:multiple skills and 219
experienceQuestion 3 1 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following is associated with the study of individuals?Answer Selected Answer:perceptionCorrect Answer:perceptionQuestion 4 1 out of 1 pointsAn individual who is high in ________ is pragmatic, maintains emotional distance, and believes that ends can justify means.Answer Selected Answer:MachiavellianismCorrect Answer:MachiavellianismQuestion 5 1 out of 1 pointsDistinctiveness refers to whether an individual displays a behavior in many situations or whether it's particular to one situation.Answer Selected Answer: TrueCorrect Answer: TrueQuestion 6 1 out of 1 points________ is a performance measure of both efficiency and effectiveness of employees.Answer Selected Answer:Employee productivityCorrect Answer:Employee 220
productivityQuestion 7 0 out of 1 pointsIn comparison to people from North America, people from Middle Eastern countries more typically believe they can dominate their environment.Answer Selected Answer: TrueCorrect Answer: FalseQuestion 8 1 out of 1 pointsWhich of the following describes a team of 8 to 10 employees and supervisors who share an areaof responsibility and meet regularly to investigate problems and recommend solutions?Answer Selected Answer:quality circleCorrect Answer:quality circleQuestion 9 1 out of 1 pointsIn the statement, "The highway is very busy at 5 P.M. and is scary to drive on, so I'll wait until 7 P.M. to go home," the phrase, "The highway is very busy," represents which component of an attitude?Answer Selected Answer:cognitiveCorrect Answer:cognitiveQuestion 10 1 out of 1 pointsAn Interesting Group (Scenario)Robin has her hands full. She recently took over managing the technical support group at her company and immediately noticed that her supervisors represent a collection of personalities like she had never seen before. She was having a problem understanding them and called the human resource department, which referred her to a local psychologist. The psychologist 221
suggested that she do some "low-key" testing. Robin agreed, as she felt she had to have some understanding of her supervisors soon or she would go nuts! The testing was completed and Robin reviewed the results of the information.Though clearly capable, Mary does not seem to like herself. Her results indicate an unwillingness to take risks in job selection, and she seems very susceptible to evaluations from other people.