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FIT BUS 5450 Mid Term Exam - Organizational Behavior




Question;BUS5450 - Organizational Behavior[QUESTION BANK ID: 4203] TYPE: TRUE FALSECORRECTThe ASA model asserts that people tend to quit or be fired if after they are hired they ?don?t fit in.?A TrueB False[QUESTION BANK ID: 118053] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTThe representations: indicate which theory:A Three-learned needs theoryB Path-goal theoryC Expectancy theoryD Two-factor theory[QUESTION BANK ID: 84426] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTQuantitative research:A Can be used to make general predictions about behaviors but say nothing about an individual?s behavior.B Can provide a detailed understanding of a person?s behavior, but cannot be generalized to larger populations.C Is difficult to use for comparative studies.D Is incompatible with qualitative research.[QUESTION BANK ID: 110811] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTPersonal beliefs regarding one?s competencies and abilities is called:A Locus of controlB Self efficacyC ReciprocalityD Behavioral control[QUESTION BANK ID: 54619] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTYou have a habit of arriving late to work and your boss nags you every day until you start arriving on time. What are we talking about?A Classical conditioning B Positive reinforcement C Negative reinforcementD Punishment[QUESTION BANK ID: 71766] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTOne (of many) conceptualizations of motivation involve:A Direction, intensity, persistenceB Learning, training, effortC Drives, tendencies, responsesD Genes, environment, behavior[QUESTION BANK ID: 16091] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTOB mod is based on the concept of:A Change agency.B Lewin?s model of freezing and unfreezing.C Instrumentalism.D Interpretivism.[QUESTION BANK ID: 49019] TYPE: TRUE FALSECORRECTSome researchers have included the notion of corporate ?mythology? in their definitions of culture.A TrueB False[QUESTION BANK ID: 88311] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTAspects of a job that involve variety, task identity, and feedback are perceptions of:A Job rangeB Job rotationC Job contentD Quality of work lifeQUESTION: 10[QUESTION BANK ID: 102861] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTWhich of the following reflects logical induction:A All circles are round. B All trees have leaves. C It is true by definition.D Inductive logic is never just tentatively true: it is either true or false on its face.[QUESTION BANK ID: 43193] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTA major difference between enculturation and socialization, in an organizational (or sub-cultural context), includes:A Processes vary in form and content from organization to organization to influence behavior.B Influences vary from organization to organization that changes employee values and beliefs.C That people in an organization accommodate or assimilate the dominant values and beliefs or they will quit.D That people in an organization accommodate or assimilate the dominant norms and customs, or they will quit.[QUESTION BANK ID: 37596] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTWhen members of a culture feel strong desire to work together on problems and share responsibilities, this is called:A CohesionB Comparative dissimilarityC Focus group orientationD Collectivism[QUESTION BANK ID: 48869] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTAn employee?s links with people and teams and the consequence of the employee leaving the network of relationships, this is called:A CollectivismB Job embeddednessC Comparative dissimilarityD Job design[QUESTION BANK ID: 41226] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTIn terms of Applied Behaviorism, the presentation of a stimulus immediately following behavior will increase or maintains that behavior. What is wrong with this proposition?A In an organizational setting, the behavior does not usually immediately follow the delivery of the stimulus (whatever it happens to be), and employees usually receive reinforcements long after they have completed their tasks.B Assuming that the ?reinforcements? are powerful enough for the employee and delivered contingent upon the behavior, this is technically not reinforcement because the ?goodies? didn't immediately follow the behavior.C There are too many intervening and interacting variables in play to accurately draw the causal association between the behavior and the reinforcement.D All of the above are accurate.[QUESTION BANK ID: 74914] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTWhen members of a culture define their quality of work life and work environment as ?good? and ?bad,? this is called:A CultureB ClimateC CohesionD Collectivism[QUESTION BANK ID: 10046] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTAccording to some researchers, cultural ?knowledge? involves all but which one of the following:A Dictionary knowledgeB Anticipatory knowledgeC Recipe knowledgeD Axiomatic knowledge[QUESTION BANK ID: 31811] TYPE: TRUE FALSECORRECTWhere agreement means shared values, beliefs, and attitudes, and reflects the degree of assimilation or accommodation, cohesion implies homogeneity:A TrueB False[QUESTION BANK ID: 115565] TYPE: TRUE FALSECORRECTBehaviorism alone has succeeded where other disciplines fail in accounting for the range of behaviors we see in modern organizations:A TrueB False[QUESTION BANK ID: 20057] TYPE: MULTIPLE CHOICECORRECTHofstede?s model of organizational culture consists of all but which of the following:A Processes (closely or distantly supervised) B Relationships (employee or task focused) C Information exchange (open or closed)D Conscientiousness (task or time oriented)[QUESTION BANK ID: 6829] TYPE: TRUE FALSECORRECTThere is strong agreement among researchers and practitioners that the substance of culture can be changed in an organizational setting:A TrueB False


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