Job Satisfaction In Psychology Quiz

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Job Satisfaction In Psychology Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What is Motivation in regards to organisations and jobs? 
    • A. 

      External drive to achieve goals within an organisation

    • B. 

      Internal drive to achieve goals within an organisation

    • C. 

      A person's extrinsic goals for their job

    • D. 

      Motivation = Declan ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

  • 2. 
    Which of these has been found to be key for motivation and job satisfaction?
    • A. 

      Selection in the staff canteen

    • B. 

      Pay

    • C. 

      Options 2 + 4

    • D. 

      Autonomy

    • E. 

      Location

    • F. 

      If Declan's cat, Nando is there

    • G. 

      Option 5+6

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Is this cat the cutest thing you've ever seen?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What theory was proposed by VROOM in 1964? 
    • A. 

      Equity theory

    • B. 

      Declan Cronin Theory

    • C. 

      Self Actualization Theory

    • D. 

      The Unemployment Hypothesis

    • E. 

      Expectancy Theory

  • 5. 
    Does FORCE = EXPECTANCY X VALENCES (SUM X INSTRUMENTALITIES) ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Valence is: 
  • 7. 
    Expectancy (in regards to expectancy theory) is? 
  • 8. 
    Instrumentality is? 
  • 9. 
    Force (in regards to expectancy theory) is?
  • 10. 
    Who proposed the Equity theory of job satisfaction?
    • A. 

      Adams (1965)

    • B. 

      Feliz (1975)

    • C. 

      Chester & Gravely (1990)

    • D. 

      Declan Cronin, (2014)

  • 11. 
    Which of these is correct in regards to Equity theory ? (Adams, 1965)
    • A. 

      Everyone is equal

    • B. 

      Individuals compare themselves to colleagues

    • C. 

      Equal motivation leads to higher job satisfaction

    • D. 

      Inequality between coworkers leads to dissatisfaction

  • 12. 
    What is PERCEIVED JUSTICE?
    • A. 

      How long a sentence someone gets to prison

    • B. 

      How people perceive their rewards in comparison to others

    • C. 

      How people perceive their workload in comparison to others

    • D. 

      How justified it is that Declan owns Nando the cat

    • E. 

      That rewards are justified

  • 13. 
    According to Stajkovic and Luthans (2003) which of these had the biggest impact on job satisfaction?
    • A. 

      Nando

    • B. 

      Pay

    • C. 

      Management

    • D. 

      Environment

    • E. 

      Facilities

  • 14. 
    What is the basic premise of GOAL SETTING THEORY, as proposed by Locke and Latham, 1990
    • A. 

      The more goals you score, the more satisfied you are

    • B. 

      Behaviour is motivated by internal goals

    • C. 

      Goals should be set by supervisors

    • D. 

      Declan's goals include creating a public holiday to celebrate Nando the cat

  • 15. 
    According to Goal Setting Theory (Locke & Latham, 1990) what is needed in order for goals to be successful in raising job satisfaction? (select 3)
    • A. 

      Goals to be accepted by the employer

    • B. 

      Nando's goal of becoming friends with Taz

    • C. 

      Feedback on goals

    • D. 

      Goals to be very complex

    • E. 

      Goals to be specific

  • 16. 
    From the Bowling (2007) meta-analysis, after controlling for personality, the satisfaction-performance relationship was increased
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    According to a 2012 survey by the society for human resource management, which of these are job satisfaction determinants? (select 4)
    • A. 

      Opportunity to use skills

    • B. 

      Nando

    • C. 

      Pay

    • D. 

      Environment

    • E. 

      Hygiene factors

    • F. 

      Communication

    • G. 

      Job Security

  • 18. 
    Brent and Rosso (2010) argue that satisfaction can improve by: 
    • A. 

      Finding meaning in your work

    • B. 

      Getting a better job

    • C. 

      Having Nando at the office

    • D. 

      Trying harder

  • 19. 
    According to a survey by Gallup inc. (2013) what percentage of Americans are satisfied with their job?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 20. 
    Which job did Bunderson and Thomson (2009) find had the highest job satisfaction and most amount of meaning in their work? 
    • A. 

      Bankers

    • B. 

      Independent business owners

    • C. 

      Being nando

    • D. 

      Zookeepers

    • E. 

      Teachers

    • F. 

      Veterinarians

    • G. 

      Nurses

  • 21. 
    HAVE A HAPPY CHRISTMAS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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