2016-FA-MGMT-6500-A Organizational Behavior
General Classroom Discussions - Exam 1 Study Guide
1. What is stereotype threat? (Ch 2)
Stereotype threat describes the degree to which we internally agree with the generally negative
Chapter 5: Personality and Values
What is Personality?
- Think of personality as the sum of ways in which an individual reacts to and
interacts with others
- 8 out of the top 10 US private co
Chapter 7: Motivation Concepts
7.1: Motivation and Early Theories
Remember the level of motivation varies both between individuals and within
individuals at different times
Motivation: the processes that amount for an individuals intensity, direction, a
Chapter 4: Emotions and Moods
Researchers tend to focus on strong negative emotions especially anger that
interfered with an employees ability to work effectively.
4.1: What Are Emotions and Moods?
Affect: a broad range of feelings that people experienc
Chapter 6: Perception and Individual Decision Making
6.1: What Is Perception?
Perception: a process by which individuals organize and interpret their sensory in
order to give meaning to their environment
Peoples behavior is based on their perception o
Chapter 3: Attitudes and Job Satisfaction
3.1 Attitudes. Contrast the three components of an attitude.
o Attitudes: evaluative statements or judgments concerning objects,
people, or events.
o Attitudes have three components: cognition, affect
Chapter 8 Motivation: From Concepts to Applications
8.1: Motivating by Job Design: The Job Characteristics Model
Job design: the way the elements in a job are organized
o Can influence employee effort and the job characteristics model
The Job Characte
Chapter 2 Diversity in
Brief Chapter Outline
A. Demographic Characteristics
B. Levels of Diversity (2)
1. Discrimination is to note a difference between things.
A. Stereotype Threat