Human Motivation Theories Quiz

7 Questions | Total Attempts: 156

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This quiz provides an opportunity for you to check your comprehension of the information provided in the Webb-Norton chapter on Maximizing Human Resources.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The school as a social system implies that school leaders consider institution as well as ___________________ dimensions.
    • A. 

      Nomothetic

    • B. 

      Idiographic

    • C. 

      Human resource

    • D. 

      Equilibrium

  • 2. 
    The researchers who proposed that behavior in organizations is influenced by both institutional and personal factors were:
    • A. 

      Herzberg and McGregor

    • B. 

      Guba and McGregor

    • C. 

      Vroom and Guba

    • D. 

      Gretzels and Guba

  • 3. 
    The human motivation theory that deals with the satisfaction of needs is:
    • A. 

      ERG theory

    • B. 

      Expectancy theory

    • C. 

      Theory Y

    • D. 

      Maslow’s hierarchy

  • 4. 
    The idea that individuals consider the relationship between effort, performance and reward when anticipating the achievement of personal goals is the basis for ___________________
    • A. 

      Theory Y

    • B. 

      Theory X

    • C. 

      Expectancy theory

    • D. 

      Maslow’s hierarchy

  • 5. 
    The idea that positive human relationships, rather than technology increases production is characteristic of __________________________
    • A. 

      Theory X

    • B. 

      Expectancy theory

    • C. 

      Maslow’s hierarchy

    • D. 

      Theory Z

  • 6. 
    A work climate in which everyone has the potential to grow and mature within an environment that is self-directed and creative is related to_____________________
    • A. 

      Theroy X

    • B. 

      Theory Z

    • C. 

      Theory Y

    • D. 

      Expectancy theory

  • 7. 
    The reinforcement of behavior or providing specific feedback for positive job results can be attributed to:
    • A. 

      McGregor

    • B. 

      Skinner

    • C. 

      Guba

    • D. 

      Ouchi