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MGT 312 Week 1 Organizational Behavior in the Workplace MGT 312 Week 2 Diversity and Personality at Work MGT 312 Week 2 Big Five Personality Types MGT 312 Week 3 Team Assignment Organizational Climate (Google) MGT 312 Week 3 Using Strengths to Increase Motivation MGT 312 Week 4 Team Assignment Five Bases of Power MGT 312 Week 4 Individual Assignment Working in Groups and Teams MGT 312 Week 5 CAREER CONNECTION Socialization and Mentoring MGT 312 Week 5 Organizational Development and Human Resources --------------------------------------------------------------------------------


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1 The interdisciplinary field dedicated to understanding and managing people at work is called: Management dynamics Management theory Organizational dynamics Organizational behavior 2 The distinction between flexible and fixed individual differences: Is that managers have little or no impact on flexible differences Is that managers should hire people based on their attitudes and emotions Is that managers have little or no impact on fixed differences

Has no practical value for managers


3 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 performance Only the Big Five should be used as predictors of job performance The effects of personality on job performance are so large it cannot be ignored by managers There are many valid instruments available to managers to test for personality types 4 In Ajzen’s theory of planned behavior, ___________ is (are) the key link between _________. Intentions; attidtudes and planned behavior Norms; intentions and planned behavior Intentions; norms and attitudes Attitudes; intentions and planned behavior 5 According to the Ajzen model, the strongest predictor of an employee’s behavior is (are): he employee's intentions


Te employee's attitudes Social norms The employee's values 6 The steps in the process of stereotype formation and maintenance in order are: Expectations, categorization, inferences, maintenance. Categorization, inferences, expectations, maintenance. Inferences, categorization, expectations, maintenance. Categorization, expectations, inferences, maintenance. 7 Janelle, one of Abdul’s employees, has performed poorly on many aspects of her job since she was hired four months ago. This is likely to be attributed to: External causes Fundamental bias Internal causes Self-serving bias The potential to understand and regulate oneself is known as:


Naturalist intelligence

Intrapersonal intelligence

Kinesthetic intelligence

Interpersonal intelligence

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Self-enhancement and self-transcendence are:

Personal attitudes

Endpoints of one of the dimensions of values

Workplace attitudes


Cognitions

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Organizations with adhocracy cultures are described as:

Externally focused and valuing stability and control

Internally focused and valuing stability and control

Externally focused and valuing flexibility

Internally focused and valuing flexibility

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Which of the following is the least fixed of a person’s individual differences?

Cognitive abilities

Attitudes

Emotions

Intelligence

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Camilla, a manager, notes that while Wilhelm’s written reports are very thorough and accurate, his oral presentations are not effective. Camilla is looking at:


Explicit factors

Implicit factors

Distinctiveness

Consistency

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Stimulation is in the ____________ part of Schwartz’s model.

Conservation

Openness to change

Self-enhancement


Self-transcendence

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The contingency approach suggests that:

A manager needs to learn a set of hard-and-fast rules.

There is one best way to manage.

OB theories apply to all situations.

The best answer depends on the situation.

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Research shows that, in general:

Social capital increases group conflict.

Social capital decreases work group integration.

Social capital decreases organizational performance.

Social capital can improve operations.

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The corporate staff in the accounting department at ABC Corporation went on 12-hour days during the holiday season, just like the regular retail employees do during that season. This is an example of a(n) _________ change.


Product

Radically innovative

Adaptive

Innovative

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The extent to which an individual identifies with an organization and commits to its goals is called:

Organizational satisfaction

Organizational commitment


Job involvement

Perceived organizational support

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Joyce finds that the members of the project team to which she has been assigned in her management class are all athletes on the college’s football and basketball teams. She immediately considers dropping the class because she thinks her experience with that team will be negative. Joyce is likely to be reacting to a:

Self-serving bias

Semantic memory

Negativity bias


Stereotype

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The productive potential of an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experiences is known as:

Soft skills

Ethical capital

Human capital

Social capital

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Chris, a manager, knows that one of his employees values achievement and power. Chris should assign the employee to a job that includes:

High self-direction

High security

High influence over others

High social value

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When something is _______, it stands out from its context.


Semantic

Salient

A schema

Stereotypical

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A person can build his/her social capital by:

Being trained in new skills

Shadowing a higher-level manager

Getting a mentor


Learning a new language

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Performance on tests like the Scholastic Aptitude Test and the Graduate Management Admissions Test is likely to be most closely related to:

Logical-mathematical intelligence

Interpersonal intelligence

Intrapersonal intelligence

Naturalist intelligence


24.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?

Facilitating collective commitment

Giving members an organizational identity

Promoting social system stability

Shaping behavior by helping members make sense of their surroundings

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