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Take Test: Activity 2.4 – Quiz: Module 2

 

 

Question 1

 

__________ are cognitive frameworks that represent organized knowledge about a given concept or stimulus that is developed through experience.

 

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Question 2

 

In the Lawler and Porter model addressing the relationship between performance and satisfaction, the intervening variables linking performance with later satisfaction are ______________.

 

 

Question 3

 

The argument that satisfaction causes performance suggests that managers should help workers attain high performance, and as a consequence workers will be satisfied.

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Question 4

 

What is the law of effect, and how is it related to the four basic Organizational Behavior strategies of positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, punishment, and extinction?

 

 

Question 5

 

Natural extrinsic rewards include all of the following EXCEPT:

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compliments.

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special jobs.

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merit pay increases.

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recognition.

 

 

Question 6

 

People may pay attention to the same information, organize it in the same way, and yet interpret in differently.

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 False

 

 

 

Question 7

 

All of the following are recommendations by William Byham to build networks within the first 30 60 days of a new job EXCEPT

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map your ideal network.

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share information useful to others.

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invest at least an hour a week to stay in touch with network members.

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don t tell people you are new to the job.

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take action to build the network.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Question 8

Explain the alternative views of the relationship between job satisfaction and performance, and discuss the managerial implications of each view

 

 

 

 

Question 9

 

__________ is the tendency to underestimate the influence of situational factors and to overestimate the influence of personal factors in evaluating someone else s behavior.

 

 

Question 10

 

The law of contingent reinforcement states that the reward must be given as soon as possible after the occurrence of the desirable behavior.

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Question 11

 

Values focus on specific people or objects, whereas attitudes have a more general focus and are more stable than values.

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Question 12

 

Briefly describe the common types of distortions that occur within the perceptual process.

 

 

Question 13

 

Lawler and Porter maintain that

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perceived equity of rewards does not impact the performance/satisfaction relationship.

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performance accomplishment lead to rewards that lead to satisfaction.

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rewards do not have to be perceived as equitable to lead to satisfaction.

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individuals who are unfairly rewarded will still be satisfied.

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satisfaction causes performance.

 

 

Question 14

 

Attitudes are predispositions to respond in positive or negative ways to people or things in one s environment.

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Question 15

 

Job satisfaction alone is a consistent predictor of individual work performance.

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Question 16

 

__________ and __________ influence the choices a person makes regarding which cognitive dissonance reduction method to use.

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the degree of a person s emotional adjustment ¼ the magnitude of the rewards involved.

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the degree of a person s perceived control over the situation ¼ the magnitude of the rewards involved.

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the degree of a person s perceived control over the situation ¼ the magnitude of the person s sociability.

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the degree of a person s authoritarianism ¼ the magnitude of the person s self-esteem.

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the magnitude of the person s agreeableness ¼ the magnitude of the person s self-efficacy.

 

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Question 17

 

What is an attitude? Discuss the three basic components of an attitude.

 

 

 

Question 18

 

A(n) __________ is a predisposition to respond in a positive or negative way to someone or something in one s environment.

 

 

Question 19

 

The __________ states that behavior that results in a pleasant outcome is likely to be repeated while behavior that results in an unpleasant outcome is not likely to be repeated.

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law of motivational content

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law of effect

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law of reaction

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law of outcome management

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law of motivational process

 

 

 

Question 20

 

An impressive job title is particularly important to someone who actively engages in __________ management.