MGT 312 Entire Course
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com 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 Tea ms MGT 312 Week 5 CAREER CONNECTION Socialization and Mentor ing MGT 312 Week 5 Organizational Development and Human Resource s =========================================
MGT 312 Final Guide 1
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com 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 emot ions 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, expe rts 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 b e ignored by managers There are many valid instruments available to managers to test for pe rsonality types 4 In Ajzenâ€™s theory of planned behavior, ___________ is (are) the key li nk 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 employeeâ€™ s behavior is (are): The employee's intentions The employee's attitudes Social norms The employee's values 6 The steps in the process of stereotype formation and maintenance in o rder are: Expectations, categorization, inferences, maintenance.
Categorization, inferences, expectations, maintenance. Inferences, categorization, expectations, maintenance. Categorization, expectations, inferences, maintenance. 7 Janelle, one of Abdulâ€™s employees, has performed poorly on many asp ects of her job since she was hired four months ago. This is likely to b e attributed to: External causes Fundamental bias Internal causes Self-serving bias 8 The potential to understand and regulate oneself is known as: Naturalist intelligence Intrapersonal intelligence Kinesthetic intelligence Interpersonal intelligence 9 Self-enhancement and self-transcendence are: Personal attitudes Endpoints of one of the dimensions of values Workplace attitudes Cognitions 10 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 11
Which of the following is the least fixed of a personâ€™s individual differ ences? Cognitive abilities Attitudes Emotions Intelligence 12 Camilla, a manager, notes that while Wilhelmâ€™s written reports are ve ry thorough and accurate, his oral presentations are not effective. Ca milla is looking at: Explicit factors Implicit factors Distinctiveness Consistency 13 Stimulation is in the ____________ part of Schwartzâ€™s model. Conservation Openness to change Self-enhancement Self-transcendence 14 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. 15 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. 16 The corporate staff in the accounting department at ABC Corporation went on 12hour days during the holiday season, just like the regular retail emplo yees do during that season. This is an example of a(n) _________ cha nge. Product Radically innovative Adaptive Innovative 17 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 18 Joyce finds that the members of the project team to which she has bee n assigned in her management class are all athletes on the collegeâ€™s f ootball and basketball teams. She immediately considers dropping the class because she thinks her experience with that team will be negati ve. Joyce is likely to be reacting to a: Self-serving bias =========================================
MGT 312 Final Guide 2
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1 in the ________ of group development, group members try to get to know each other and establish common understanding. 2 Organizational ________ is the study of the many factors that have a n impact on how people and groups act, think, feel, and respond to wo rk and organizations, and how organizations respond to their environ ments. 3 The highest level a group can possibly perform at is known as ______ __. 4 In ________, managers establish the rules and reporting relationship s that allow people to achieve organizational goals. 5 When situational pressures are ________, personality is not a good p redictor of on-the-job performance. 6 A manager notices his task force's ideas are a little stale. He attribu tes this to the fact that the group is homogeneous. He should _______ _. 7 The extent to which a leader actually does help a group or organizati on to achieve its goals is best described as ________. 8 Which of the following statements best explains why work attitude has little relationship to job performance?
9 Transactional leaders motivate followers by ________.
10 The management of organizational politics most often falls to ______ __. 11 What statement best describes how situational factors may affect work mood? 12 The ________ of a worker's attitude reflects his thoughts about how t o act on the job. 13 A business owner accepts the importance of the ________ theory. Co nsequently he has structured his company to fit the factors that affect i t the most in an effort to eliminate as much uncertainty as possible. 14 Two managers have conflicting views of how to best handle a recent i ncrease in funds. They have many meetings and each manager must a rgue his position. After several weeks, a decision is made that results in an efficient and effective use of the new resources. This example be st shows that ________. 15
The ________ describes the different types of relationships that may d evelop between a leader and a follower. 16 On her work team, Michelle develops detailed tasks lists and work flo w charts to help her team members understand the steps involved in e ach project. She also maintains the project calendar and receives peri odic updates from each team member to ensure that projects are prog ressing on schedule. Which role does Michelle most likely fill on her t eam? 17 Managers engage in ________ to increase their power and pursue go als that favor their individual and group interests. 19 A wealthy heiress decides to take a job as a social worker. She is rece iving a lot of news coverage because of her decision, and while she do esn't like the media attention, she is happy that the news reporters are seeing her as the selfless person she wants to be. Her work behavior i s best described as ________. 20 Organizational behavior is examined at three main levels: ________ . 21 A ________ is a systematic tendency to use, ignore, or interpret infor mation about a target in a particular way that results in inaccurate pe rceptions. 22
When the business environment is ________, an organization is most likely to decentralize authority and empower its employees to make op erating decisions. 23 Which element of work motivation answers the question "how hard do es a person work to perform a chosen behavior"? 24 The study of organizational behavior provides a set of ________ that are useful for understanding the behavior that occurs within organiza tions. 25 The ________ function of management allows managers to diagnose how well they have performed. 26 Employees who have intrinsic work values will be motivated by _____ ___. 27 Teams differ from groups in that teams ________. 28 In assessing intentions, cooperativeness is the degree to which 29 In which work situation will personality most likely play a role in job performance?
30 ________ is the pattern of relatively enduring ways that a person feel s, thinks, and behaves. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 1 Organizational Behavior in the Workplace
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com Organizational Behavior in the Workplace Complete the matrix below with 3 to 5 job skills found in the workplac e that could lead to improved job performance. Write a 350- to 700word summary of what you have learned about Organizational Behav ior from your current readings. Include the following in your summar y: 路 Explain the connection between organizational behavior and your selected job skills from the matrix. 路 Discuss how these job skills can lead to improved job performanc e. 路 Explain how Organizational Behavior can aid you in decisionmaking and problem-solving. 路 Predict the consequences of unethical behavior in the workplace. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 2 Big Five Personality Types
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Complete the “What Is My Big Five Personality Profile?” selfassessment. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you address the following: · Do you agree with the results of your assessment? · Based on the results of your assessment, what do you see as your s trengths and weaknesses? · How might your personality type influence your job performance? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 2 Diversity and Personality at Work
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com You are assigned to work on a team in the workplace with a person w ho has a different personality type than you. Connect with your team members who have a different personality than you. Write a 350- to 700-word paper in which includes the following: · A description of each team member’s personality type · A description of the advantages of working with those with differin g personality types · A discussion of the disadvantages of working with those with diffe ring personality types · Examples of ways organizations can manage a diverse group of e mployees. Cite 1 to 3 business sources not including the text that support the tea m’s ideas regarding personality. Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit the assignment. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 3 Team Assignment Organizational Climate (Google)
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com Locate a list of the 100 best companies to work for by using a search engine. Research companies from that list to ensure sufficient information is a vailable to review the Organizational Behavior environment of that co mpany. Look for the following key words: amplifying effect, prosocial behaviors, positive deviance, conscious capitalism. Select one of the companies as a team. Write a 350- to 700word analysis of the team’s chosen organization and its climate regar ding organizational behavior. Include the following in your review: · Does this organization encourage positive Organizational Behavi or? · If yes, how do they demonstrate this? · If not, what type of Organizational Behavior do they seem to enco urage? Peer Review: The teams will share their findings with at least one oth er team in class. The teams will critically analyze the review to see if t he other team provided adequate evidence to support their claims reg arding the organizational climate of the chosen organization. Incorporate the feedback from the peer review in the conclusion of the paper. Format the paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit the assignment. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 3 Using Strengths to Increase Motivation
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Complete the “What is My Level of PsyCap” self-assessment. Write a 1050- to 1400-word paper in which you include the following: · Explain why you agree or disagree with your results. · Develop strategies to advance your career using your strengths. · How can you use goalsetting to increase motivation and improve job performance? · How might your engagement as an employee and job satisfaction i nfluence job performance? · Discuss at least 5 of the following motivational theories and expla in how these can aid in job performance. · Extrinsic motivation · Intrinsic motivation · McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y · Maslow’s Needs Hierarchy · Acquired needs theory · Self-determination theory · Herzberg’s theory of motivation · Equity theory · Expectancy theory Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 4 Individual Assignment Working in Groups and Teams
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com Complete the “Evaluate Team Member Effectiveness” self-assessment. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you address the following: · Do you agree with your results? · Based on your selfassessment, what do you see as your strengths and weaknesses rega rding working on a team?
· Have you ever engaged in social loafing while on a team? Why or why not? · How does working effectively on a team give you an advantage in the workplace? · How do groups normally develop? · How does the effectiveness of the team members influence the gro up’s development process? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 4 Team Assignment Five Bases of Power
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com Create a 5- to 8slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you examine th e five bases of power. Include the following: · A description of each · An example of each as used in the workplace · An evaluation of which are the most and least desirable · Ways to increase positive power bases Click the Assignment Files tab to submit the assignment. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 5 CAREER CONNECTION Socialization and Mentoring
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com CAREER CONNECTION: This assignment builds socialization skill s and establishes the importance of mentoring to aid in career advanc ement.
The team has been invited to present at a conference before top execu tives of Fortune 500 companies. The topic the team is presenting on is “How Can Socialization and Mentoring Be Used For Career Advanc ement?” Create a 10- to 15slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation in which you address the following as they relate to the topic: · How can socialization and mentoring be used to advance a career? · How can socialization and mentoring help minimize resistance to change using the contingency approach? · How can socialization and mentoring help people embrace these c hanges as a part of career advancement? · Include Feldman’s threephase model of socialization and the six socialization tactics as par t of the discussion. Cite a minimum of 3 peer-reviewed sources other than your textbook. Format the references according to APA guidelines and include as a r eference slide at the end of the presentation. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment. =========================================
MGT 312 Week 5 Organizational Development and Human Resources
FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.mgt312study.com Write a 175- to 350word short paper that explains how Human Resource functions relate to organizational development. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit the assignment.