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Strayer Bus302 quiz 8




Question;The purposeful steps taken by an organization to create;employment opportunities for minorities and women is called ____.;Answer;discretionary;diversity;affirmative;action;organizational;plurality;cultural;proaction;acculturation;Question;2;The two basic types of diversity training programs are ____.;Answer;mentoring and;role-playing;organizational;plurality and individual autonomy;role-playing;and computer simulation;computer;simulation and role-playing;awareness;training and skills-based diversity training;Question;3;In a recent meeting, San Mateo County Supervisors voted;unanimously to conduct a(n) ____, which would provide an accounting of how well;the makeup of local boards and commissions reflects the racial, gender;cultural, geographic, and ethnic diversity of the county.;Answer;diversity;comparison;diversity;audit;employee-oriented;attitudinal review;individual;SWOT analysis;stereotypical;audit;The term ____ refers to a work environment where (1) each member;is empowered to contribute in a way that maximizes the benefits to the;organization, customers, and themselves, and (2) the individuality of each;member is respected by not segmenting or polarizing people on the basis of;their membership in a particular group.;Answer;organizational;plurality;deep-level;diversity;positive affectivity;social;integration;social;internalization;Question 5;consists of differences such as personality and attitudes;that are learned only through extended interaction with others and are;communicated through verbal and nonverbal behaviors.;Answer;Organizational;plurality;Behavioral;diversity;Surface-level;diversity;Deep-level;diversity;Ego-driven;heterogeneity;Question 6;An individual's ____ refers to his or her tendency to respond to;situations and events in a predetermined manner.;Answer;disposition;personality;motivation;locus of;control;attitude;Question 7;Companies in several industries are now waking up to the market;needs of gays and lesbians. Through diversity programs, organizations are;actively recruiting and hiring gays and lesbians to ____.;Answer;drive business;growth;encourage;litigation;increase fixed;costs;achieve fiscal;responsibility goals;do all of;these;Question 8;To make sure that people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds;have the same opportunities, companies should ____.;Answer;eliminate;selection and promotion criteria;survey;employees about their perceptions and satisfaction;use autonomous;hiring programs;use a;discrimination ombudsman;build higher;glass ceilings;Question 9;Unlike ____, which punishes companies for not achieving specific;gender and race differences in their work forces, ____ programs seek to benefit;both organizations and their employees by encouraging organizations to value;all kinds of differences.;Answer;affirmative;action, self-monitoring;diversity;self-monitoring;diversity;affirmative action;affirmative;action, diversity;federal agency;monitoring, self-monitoring;Question 10;With surface-level diversity, differences are immediately observable;easy to measure, and ____.;Answer;a negative way;of bundling employees;typically;unchangeable;culturally;specific;irrelevant to;work behavior;time-activated;Question 11;Which of the following is one of the Big Five personality;dimensions?;Answer;Machiavellian;tendencies;self-monitoring;emotional;stability;positive/negative;affectivity;empathy;Question 12;The term ____ refers to the degree to which someone is;organized, hard-working, responsible, persevering, thorough, and;achievement-oriented.;Answer;conscientiousness;agreeableness;emotional;stability;locus of;control;empathetic;Question 13;When AT&T hired a female as its president, it was evidence;that AT&T does not have a(n) ____ to prevent women from rising to;leadership positions.;Answer;organizational;roadblock;diversity;bottleneck;missing key;missing rung;glass ceiling;Question 14;Which of the following might account for the disparities between;the percentages of African, Hispanic, and Asian Americans among the general;population and their smaller representation in management positions?;Answer;Federal Trade;Commission regulations;racial or;ethnic discrimination in the workplace;watchdog;advocacy groups;congressional;lobbying;affirmative;action programs;Question 15;The term ____ refers to the degree to which someone is;cooperative, polite, flexible, forgiving, good natured, tolerant, and trusting.;Answer;conscientiousness;emotional;stability;agreeableness;locus of;control;self-reliance;Question 16;is a reinforcement strategy which weakens a behavior over;time because the behavior has no consequences, positive or negative.;Answer;Positive;reinforcement;Negative;reinforcement;Punishment;Reinforcement reversal;Extinction;Question 17;A ____ is a target, objective, or result.;Answer;vision;motivational;drive;need;goal;mission;Question 18;is the extent to which people consciously understand and;agree to goals.;Answer;Goal specificity;Goal;difficulty;Goal;acceptance;Goal congruity;Goal clarity;Question 19;says that people will be motivated to the extent to which;they accept specific, challenging goals and receive feedback that indicates;their progress toward goal achievement.;Answer;Equity theory;Goal-setting;theory;Reward theory;Expectancy;theory;The theory of;instrumentality;Question 20;According to ____, people will be motivated when they perceive;they are being treated fairly.;Answer;expectancy;theory;Maslow's;Hierarchy of Needs;equity theory;Alderfer's ERG;Theory;reinforcement;theory;Question 21;is the perceived degree to which outcomes and rewards are fairly;distributed or allocated.;Answer;Procedural justice;Distributive justice;Equity;Postconventional perception;Process objectivity;Question 22;On the basis of research evidence, the two basic needs categories are;Answer;tangible and intangible needs;physiological and psychological needs;higher-order and lower-order needs;extrinsic and intrinsic needs;realized and unrealized needs;uestion 23;According to Alderfer's ERG theory, the lowest-order need is ____.;Answer;existence;relatedness;physiological needs;ego-related;empathy;3 points;Question 24;The two parts of reinforcement are ____.;Answer;reinforcement temporality and reinforcement administration;positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement;continuous reinforcement and intermittent reinforcement;reinforcement contingencies and schedules of reinforcement;interval reinforcement and ratio reinforcement;Question 25;The three components of ____ are initiation of effort, direction of effort;and persistence of effort.;Answer;compliance;self-management;motivation;performance;efficiency;Question 26;The two basic kinds of inequity are ____.;Answer;performance and situational inequities;underreward and overreward;balanced and unbalanced rewards;intrinsic and extrinsic inequities;higher-order and lower-order inequities;Question 27;According to expectancy theory, in order for people to be highly motivated;must be high.;Answer;value added;reinforcement usage;instrumentality;equity;referent power;Question 28;Excessive speed is a major cause of road crashes in Australia. The Australian;government is thinking of using cameras to catch speeders. According to;reinforcement theory, Australian officials are using ____ to control speeding.;Answer;avoidance learning;expectancy modification;negative reinforcement;positive reinforcement;punishment;Question 29;According to Don Vlcek, a former Domino's Pizza vice president, "To;achieve results, you've got to properly define the goal?and that's not always;easy. Vague goals are worthless. But 'increase productivity by 12 percent;within three weeks'?that is a clear, useful goal.? Vlcek is discussing ____.;Answer;performance feedback;goal congruity;goal specificity;goal difficulty;goal acceptance;Question 30;are the rewards associated with performing a task or activity for its own;sake.;Answer;Extrinsic rewards;Intrinsic rewards;Motivational cues;Performance valences;Physiological rewards


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