Orga Theory & Behavior Quiz Chapters 1-8

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

CHAPTER 1
1)
Analyzing relationships, determining causes and effects, and basing conclusions on scientific evidence all constitute aspects of ________ study. 1)
_______
A)
case-based
B)
organizational
C)
theoretical
D)
intuitive
E)
systematic

2)
Anthropology's major contribution to the field of organizational behavior has been primarily at what level of analysis? 2)
_______
A)
group level
B)
micro level
C)
individual level
D)
organization level

3)
The science that seeks to measure, explain, and sometimes change the behavior of humans and other animals is known as ________. 3)
_______
A)
psychiatry
B)
psychology
C)
organizational behavior
D)
political science
E)
sociology

4)
In order to predict human behavior with any degree of accuracy, what sort of variables must be taken into account? 4)
_______
A)
global
B)
non-reactive
C)
general
D)
dependent
E)
contingency

5)
________ means that organizations are becoming more heterogeneous in terms of gender, race, and ethnicity. 5)
_______
A)
Operational homogeneity
B)
Workforce diversity
C)
Globalization
D)
Organizational culture
E)
Affirmative action

CHAPTER 2
6)
Studies of twins separated at birth and raised separately have confirmed the importance of ________ in shaping personality. 6)
_______
A)
heredity
B)
parental influence
C)
environment
D)
attitudes

7)
How would someone who is described as an ESTJ on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator best be described? 7)
_______
A)
as a visionary
B)
as a conceptualizer
C)
as a leader
D)
as an innovator
E)
as an organizer

8)
What is the term used to describe the cohort of workers who entered the workforce in the 1950s and early 1960s? 8)
_______
A)
Xers
B)
boomers
C)
Millennials
D)
veterans
E)
nexters

9)
What is the measure of the extent to which people in a country accept the fact that power in institutions and organizations is distributed unequally? 9)
_______
A)
caste acceptance
B)
rigidity
C)
power distance
D)
masculinity
E)
collectivism

10)
According to Hofstede, which country scored as the most individualistic nation of all? 10)
______
A)
Japan
B)
China
C)
Korea
D)
Great Britain
E)
United States

CHAPTER 3

11)
What do we call the process by which individuals organize and interpret their sensory impressions in order to give meaning to their environment? 11)
______
A)
social verification
B)
perception
C)
outlook
D)
environmental analysis
E)
interpretation

12)
Two people see the same thing at the same time yet interpret it differently. Where do the factors that operate to shape their dissimilar perceptions reside? 12)
______
A)
the context
B)
the target
C)
the perceivers
D)
the situation
E)
the timing

13)
What sort of actions are most likely to be attributed to external causes? 13)
______
A)
actions that have high distinctiveness, high consensus and low consistency B)
actions that have low distinctiveness, low consistency and high consensus C)
actions that have high distinctiveness, low consensus and low consistency D)
actions that have high distinctiveness, high consensus and high consistency...
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