WPC EXAM 1
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According to the lecture on Scenario Development, what are the two basic methods of obtaining an informational interview? Correct Answer:
Be referred and a cold call based on research
According to the lecture on Product Attribute Design, the “product test market” portion of the Career Cycle involves: Correct Answer:
Getting your first job
Which of the following terms BEST fits the following definition by Anders Ericsson: "an action or practice designed to improve specific parts of a performance”? Correct Answer:
According to the lecture on Product Attribute Design, which of the following are listed on the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) skills list? Correct Answer:
All of the above
A company's business purpose can also be referred to as the _____________ of the business when applying a strategic plan. Correct Answer:
The “passion” mindset is well-suited to acquiring career capital. Correct Answer:
All of the following terms describe the “craftsman mindset” EXCEPT Correct Answer:
focusing on what the world can give to you
Wrzesniewski describes a "career" as:
work used to obtain better positions
According to the lecture on Product Attribute Design, the “product engineering” portion of the Career Cycle involves: Correct Answer:
Learning about or re-evaluating self
According to the article Five Years to B-School, the important thing in five years when you write your application is: Correct Answer:
You know exactly what you want to do
Which of the following terms BEST describes ideas that flow naturally from related discoveries and fields, often leading to simultaneous discoveries or advances? Answer
The Vault Guides can be used to:
Learn about different career paths
What lesson did Newport learn from the Red Fire farm?
That control is essential to finding a good career.
According to the lecture on Scenario Development, which of the following is NOT one of the listed components of "measurement"? Practice
Newport argues that developing a “mission” that drives one’s career is shortsighted and follows the passion hypothesis. False
According to the lecture on Product Attribute Design, career-decision making is all of the following EXCEPT: A linear process
For a business to be successful, it's strategic planning process should include (chose the BEST answer): All of the above
According to the lecture on Product Attribute Design, who practices Product Attribute Design? Every Fortune 500 company
When talking to new hires and younger workers, Ira Glass says that his main piece of advice to them is: to be willing to put up with hard work
One of the downsides to acquiring control is that career capital is first required before control can be sustained. True
According to the lecture on Product Attribute Design, where is the one place you can find what an employer needs in "pure black and white"? Job description
Newport states that he writes down summaries of what he accomplished each week and what he hopes to accomplish in the next week in a special journal.
According to Newport, missions and career meaning are often discovered in fields related to existing, boundary-breaking work. True
Which of the following descriptions best defines a “calling”? work that forms a crucial part of one's self-image
Companies that use strategic planning increase confidence in the business's direction. True
According to the lecture on Applied Strategic Thinking, a mental toolset does NOT include the following characteristic: Complex
The Charness study conducted on chess players found that grand masters were much better than good/intermediate players because they...
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