ECON 3131 Dr. A. King Fall 2010 Homework 1~ Chapters 1 and 2 1. For this question, you should have listed a. RGDP or per capita RGDP data (per capita is better) b. Unemployment rate c. Inflation rate as the measures an economist looks at when describing a
Ph.D. Preliminary Examination in Microeconomics
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number on all ﬁve dice? The probability of getting all different numbers on the five dice?
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Wildlife biologists studying dwarf pygmy wombats on the island of Kafoonistan have
observed that the weight of adult wombats is nor
Find the sample standard deviation of the numbers 1, 5, 2, 8.
Recall that IQ scores are normally distributed with mean 100 and standard deviation 16.
B1) What percentage of the population has IQ between 80 and 120?
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Question B Recall that IQs are normally distributed with mean 100 and standard deviation 16.
B1) What percent of the population has IQ of 80 or higher?
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Which of the following statements is CORRECT about the yield curve?
The yield curve shows the behaviour of interest rate forecasts.
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Improving communication and understanding
Employees understand and appreciate each others views through
Relates to contact hypothesis (specifically, the more meaningful interaction
we have with someone, the less we rely on stereotypes
Few/no alternatives to the resource
Increase nonsubstituability by controlling the resource
o exclusive right to perform medical procedures
o control over skilled labor
o exclusive knowledge to repair equipment
Act politically to protect valued resources, position, and self-image.
Tolerance of political activities
Paralyzes organization as political behavior becomes self-reinforcing.
Personal Characteristics and Organizational Polit
The process in which one party perceives that its interests are being opposed or
negatively affected by another party.
Conflict is ultimately based on perceptions it exists whenever one party believes
that another might obstruct h
Relationship (socioemotional) conflict (a type of conflict in which
people focus on characteristics of other individuals, rather than on the
issues, as the source of conflict)
Aims conflict at the person (e.g. their competence), not the task or issu
The Conflict Process Model:
Sources of conflict:
Conflict begins with the conditions that create conflict
Includes incompatible goals, different values, tasks, resources, rules, and
communication (discussed further in the next slides)
Structural Sources of Conflict:
Goals may conflict with others
Reinforced by reward systems
Divergent goals contribute to conflict
Different values and beliefs (Differentiation)
People hold different values and beliefs due to un
Conflict due to lack of opportunity, ability, or motivation to communicate
Lack of opportunity reliance on stereotypes to understand the
other party in conflict.
Lack of ability some people lack the necessary skill
Give in completely to the other sides wishes, or at least cooperating, with little
or no attention to ones own interests
Make unilateral concessions, unconditional promises, and/or offering help with
no expectation of reciprocal help
Contingencies of Conflict Handling
relationship conflict is high, i.e., when the conflict has become too
cost of trying to resolve the conflict outweighs the benefits
Problems with avoiding style
ACCOUNTING COMPETENCY EXAM
The accounting process does not include:
all of the above
statement of owners equity
both b and c
all of the above
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