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Strayer BUS 302 Week 8 Quiz




Question;Instructions This quiz consist of 30 multiple choice questions. The first 15 questions cover the material in Chapter 12. The second 15 questions cover the material in Chapter 13. Be sure you are in the correct Chapter when you take the quiz.Question 1The primary benefit of the ____ paradigm is that it generally brings about fairer treatment of employees and increases demographic diversity.Question 2Which 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?Question 3Which of the following is NOT one of the Big Five personality dimensions?Question 4Which of the following is one of the Big Five personality dimensions?Question 5The fastest-growing population group in the United States is ____.Question 6Companies 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 ____.Question 7The glass ceiling is most closely associated with ____.Question 8____ helps companies grow by improving the quality of problem solving and improving marketplace understanding.Question 9Unlike ____, 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.Question 10____ is the relatively stable set of behaviors, attitudes, and emotions displayed over time that makes people different from each other.Question 11____ 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.Question 12When 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.Question 13To make sure that people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds have the same opportunities, companies should ____.Question 14The term ____ refers to the degree to which someone is organized, hard-working, responsible, persevering, thorough, and achievement-oriented.Question 15A(n) ____ is a formal assessment that measures employee and management attitudes, investigates the extent to which people are advantaged or disadvantaged with respect to hiring and promotions, and reviews companies' diversity-related policies and procedures.Question 16Which of the following is an example of an intrinsic reward?Question 17Which of the following is NOT a type of reinforcement contingency?Question 18In equity theory, ____ are others with whom people compare themselves to determine if they have been treated fairly.Question 19____ are the rewards associated with performing a task or activity for its own sake.Question 20Reinforcement theory says behavior is a function of ____.Question 21According 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 ____.Question 22According to the expectancy theory, ____ affect the conscious choices that people make about their motivation.Question 23France has 14 million smokers. More importantly, smokers in France are closely associated with the French culture. So when the French government waged a war against smoking, it set as its ____ to reduce smoking by 30 percent by the end of the decade.Question 24According to ____, people will be motivated when they perceive they are being treated fairly.Question 25____ is the perceived degree to which outcomes and rewards are fairly distributed or allocated.Question 26The two basic kinds of inequity are ____.Question 27The two parts of reinforcement are ____.Question 28According to expectancy theory, in order for people to be highly motivated, ____ must be high.Question 29According to Alderfer's ERG theory, the lowest-order need is ____.Question 30____ is a reinforcement strategy which weakens a behavior over time because the behavior has no consequences, positive or negative.


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