DSST- Organizational Behavior

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Organizational Behavior Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The way that people communication with each other using their bodies
    • A. 

      Consideration

    • B. 

      Body language

    • C. 

      Communication

    • D. 

      Charisma

  • 2. 
    What would a score of 8,1 would indicate on the managerial grid?
    • A. 

      A manager who cares more for interpersonal relationships than they do for productivity.

    • B. 

      A manager who is highly production motivated and cares little for interpersonal relationships.

    • C. 

      A worker who is highly production motivated and cares little for interpersonal relationships.

    • D. 

      A worker who cares more for interpersonal relationship than they do for productivity.

  • 3. 
    Leadership characteristics that inspire employees is called
    • A. 

      Chain of command

    • B. 

      Vision

    • C. 

      Charisma

    • D. 

      Motivation

  • 4. 
    Which of following does NOT describe Type A personality?
    • A. 

      Punctual

    • B. 

      Demanding

    • C. 

      Self-motivated

    • D. 

      One at a time process

  • 5. 
    Agreement of members of a group on a decision is called
    • A. 

      Consensus

    • B. 

      Group think

    • C. 

      Meetings

    • D. 

      Consideration

  • 6. 
    Which of the following characteristics does NOT describe organic organizations?
    • A. 

      Flexible

    • B. 

      Vertical Specialization

    • C. 

      Innovative

    • D. 

      Adaptable

  • 7. 
    Leaders that use group ideas to make decisions
    • A. 

      Autocratic

    • B. 

      Laissez-faire

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Trait

  • 8. 
    Which of the following reinforcement schedules tends to produce a consistent high rates of response?
    • A. 

      Fixed ratio

    • B. 

      Variable ratio

    • C. 

      Variable Interval

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 9. 
    Which is NOT a factor that influences the favorableness of a leader?
    • A. 

      Leader-members relations

    • B. 

      Task Structure

    • C. 

      Leader position power

    • D. 

      Charisma level

  • 10. 
    Which contingency theory focuses on the readiness of the employees?
    • A. 

      Path-goal model

    • B. 

      Life cycle model

    • C. 

      Vroom- Yetton

    • D. 

      Fiedler model

  • 11. 
    A billboard is an example of
    • A. 

      Active listening

    • B. 

      Two-way communication

    • C. 

      One-way communication

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 12. 
    According to Herzberg, what are the two factors relating to job satisfaction?
    • A. 

      Hygiene and salary

    • B. 

      Challenge and motivation

    • C. 

      Hygiene and motivation

    • D. 

      Salary and challenge

  • 13. 
    Leaders that give the group total freedom
    • A. 

      Autocratic

    • B. 

      Laissez-faire

    • C. 

      Democratic

    • D. 

      Trait

  • 14. 
    To "satisfice" involves making a decision which is  
    • A. 

      Good enough

    • B. 

      The worst possible decision

    • C. 

      The ideal solution

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT a communication pattern?
    • A. 

      Chain

    • B. 

      Circle

    • C. 

      Wheel

    • D. 

      Arc

  • 16. 
    What does BARS stand for?
    • A. 

      Behaviorally Assigned Ranking Scale

    • B. 

      Behavior Attitude Ranking Score

    • C. 

      Behaviorally Anchored Ranking Scale

    • D. 

      Behaviorally Anchored Rating Scale

  • 17. 
    When someone receives too much information and cannot tell what is important from what is not it is called
    • A. 

      Overload

    • B. 

      Spam

    • C. 

      Decoding information

    • D. 

      Rejected information

  • 18. 
    Narrow span of control is expected when
    • A. 

      Tasks are difficult and complex

    • B. 

      Tasks require group effort

    • C. 

      Workers are poorly trained

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    When someone deliberately tampers with message, leaving out information, it is called
    • A. 

      Overload

    • B. 

      Omitting

    • C. 

      Y pattern

    • D. 

      Highlighting

  • 20. 
    The Delphi technique relies on
    • A. 

      Face to face communication

    • B. 

      Guesswork

    • C. 

      Surveys

    • D. 

      Experiments

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT an organizational theory?
    • A. 

      Classical organization

    • B. 

      Mechanistic

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Assembly

  • 22. 
    If a parent grounds a child from the computer after they fail a test, which of the following best describes the type of conditioning?
    • A. 

      Positive reinforcing

    • B. 

      Negative reinforcing

    • C. 

      Positive punishment

    • D. 

      Negative punishment

  • 23. 
    When information is communicated informally in an organization it is called the
    • A. 

      Grapevine

    • B. 

      Telephone

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      Hub

  • 24. 
    Herzberg believed that increasing which of the following would increase job satisfaction?
    • A. 

      Breadth

    • B. 

      Job enlargement

    • C. 

      Hygiene

    • D. 

      Depth

  • 25. 
    The organizational structure where a group performing a specialized task reports to a manger in that same area
    • A. 

      Functional

    • B. 

      Line and staff

    • C. 

      Product

    • D. 

      Matrix