Hypothesis Testing Practice Problems
Individuals filing federal income tax returns prior to March 31 received an average
refund of $1056. Consider the population of last-minute filers who mail their tax
return during the last five days of the income t
PS3 Confidence Interval Practice Problems
A simple random sample of 50 items from a population with =6 resulted in a
sample mean of 32.
a. Provide a 90% confidence interval for the population mean.
b. Provide a 95% confidence interval for the population
ALTERNATIVE AND ONLINE
Susan Willey, J.D.
Associate Prof. of Legal Studies
Miller & Cross (2013)
Identify the purpose of ADR
Compare & contrast ADR methods
Negotiation, mediation, arbitration, hybrids
Chapter 19 Organizational Change and Stress Management MULTIPLE CHOICE Forces For Change 1. Which of the following is not a primary force for change in organizations? a. technology b. economic shocks c. decreasing skill sets d. social trends e. the nature
Chapter 18 Human Resource Policies and Practices MULTIPLE CHOICE Selection Practices 1. Which of the following is not a typical written test used in organizations? a. intelligence b. integrity c. personality d. aptitude e. work sample (e; Easy; Written Te
Chapter 17 Organizational Culture MULTIPLE CHOICE Institutionalization: A Forerunner of Culture 1. When an organization takes on a life of its own, we can say that it has _. a. acquired a culture b. developed subcultures c. evolved d. become immortal e. b
Chapter 16 Foundations of Organization Structure MULTIPLE CHOICE What is Organizational Structure? 1. _ defines how job tasks are formally divided, grouped, and coordinated. a. Organizational structure b. Work specialization c. Departmentalization d. Orga
Chapter 15 Conflict and Negotiation MULTIPLE CHOICE A Definition of Conflict 1. If no one is aware of conflict, it is generally agreed that _. a. employee-employer relations will be good b. conflict is subversive c. no conflict exists d. conflict is inevi
Chapter 14 Power and Politics MULTIPLE CHOICE A Definition of Power 1. Power can be defined as _. a. the ability to influence the behavior of others b. the actualization of the dependency of others c. congruence between the goals of the leader and those b
Chapter 13 Contemporary Issues in Leadership MULTIPLE CHOICE Inspirational Approaches to Leadership 1. _ is a way to use language to manage meaning. a. Framing b. Influencing c. Highlighting d. Trust e. Paralinguistics (a; Easy; Framing; p. 412) 2. Who wa
Chapter 12 Basic Approaches to Leadership MULTIPLE CHOICE What Is Leadership? 1. John Kotters view argues that management focuses on coping with complexity, whereas leadership focuses on coping with _. a. conflict b. success c. defeat d. morale e. change
Chapter 11 Communication MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Research indicates that poor _ is probably the most frequently cited source of interpersonal conflict. a. motivation b. leadership c. training d. communication e. hygiene (d; Moderate; Poor Communication; p. 351
Chapter 10 Understanding Work Teams MULTIPLE CHOICE Why Have Teams Become So Popular? 1. Which of the following helps explain the current popularity of teams? Teams _. a. are easier to manage b. are a way to better utilize employee talents c. are less exp
Chapter 9 Foundations of Group Behavior MULTIPLE CHOICE Defining and Classifying Groups 1. Which one of the following characteristics is not necessarily true about groups? a. Group members are interdependent. b. Groups have two or more members. c. Groups
Chapter 8 Emotions and Moods MULTIPLE CHOICE What are Emotions and Moods? 1. Which of the following is a generic term that covers a broad range of feelings that people experience? a. affect b. emotions c. moods d. emotional labor e. cognition (a; Easy; Af
Chapter 7 Motivation: From Concept to Applications MULTIPLE CHOICE Motivating by Job Design: The Job Characteristics Model 1. Which of the following is not one of the core job dimensions in the job characteristics model (JCM)? a. task significance b. feed
Chapter 6 Basic Motivation Concepts MULTIPLE CHOICE Defining Motivation 1. Jim is a student who cannot work at writing a paper for more than 30 minutes, yet he can spend many hours writing comments on blogs. What accounts for the change in motivation in t
Chapter 5 Perception and Individual Decision Making MULTIPLE CHOICE What is Perception? 1. What is the process by which individuals organize and interpret their sensory impressions in order to give meaning to their environment? a. interpretation b. enviro
Chapter 4 Personality and Values MULTIPLE CHOICE Personality 1. Which of the following statements about personality is correct? a. Personality is always stable. b. Personality is a part of a person. c. Personality is an aggregate whole. d. Personality is
Chapter 3 Attitudes and Job Satisfaction MULTIPLE CHOICE Attitudes 1. Which of the following answer choices is the best definition of attitude? a. Attitudes indicate how one will react to a given event. b. Attitudes are the yardstick by which one measures
Chapter 2 Foundations of Individual Behavior MULTIPLE CHOICE Ability 1. Which of the following statements is true about the term ability, as it is used in the field of organizational behavior? a. It refers to an individuals willingness to perform various
Chapter 1 What Is Organizational Behavior? MULTIPLE CHOICE Importance of Interpersonal Skills 1. Over the past two decades, business schools have added required courses on people skills to many of their curricula. Why have they done this? a. Managers no l
GOVERNMENT REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
How many agencies are there?
I. Overview A labyrinth is identified as a structure or garden characterized by an extremely complex maze with tortuous dead ends and blind alleys. Anyone who has dealt with
Investor Protection and Online Securities Transactions
AND ONLINE SECURITIES TRANSACTIONS
What’s wrong with insider trading?
Assume a sporting event were to be contested under the following conditions:
1. All the players we
LEGAL FOUNDATION AND GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Why do we stop at red lights or what is the "LAW"?
I. Overview One of the first objectives of this opening chapter centers around illustrating attempts by great thinkers to answer the unanswerable. How law an
Performance of Contracts and Remedies for Breach
PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS AND REMEDIES FOR BREACH
Why can't I change the terms of my contract or extend it without consequences?
I. Overview The first set of defenses to the enforcement of contracts
ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONISBILITY OF BUSINESS
How much of the manufacturing waste should we dump in the water?
I. Overview The novel Spartacus was written by the French author Bernard Joseph Saurin in 1760. The novel was named after the Thracian slav
FORMATION OF TRADITIONAL AND ONLINE CONTRACTS
Do we have a deal? I. Overview
A contract is an agreement between two or more parties, which provides not only for performance of duties called for under the agreement, but also for legal remedies in cas
Should strikes after be stopped?
I. Overview Organized labor has suffered from a long and steady decline in membership, power, and influence over the past forty years. Much of this slide has been of its own doing, traceable to