Organizational Behaviour: Chapters 4,5,6

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Organizational Behaviour Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Performance-based compensation is probably most compatible with?
    • A. 

      Herzberg Theory

    • B. 

      MBO

    • C. 

      Theory X

    • D. 

      Expectancy theory

  • 2. 
    Which of Maslow's hierarchy of needs deals with growth, achieving one's potential and self-fulfillment?
    • A. 

      Self-Actualization

    • B. 

      Physiological

    • C. 

      Social

    • D. 

      Esteem

  • 3. 
    Promotes self-reliant and looking after your own needs.
    • A. 

      Groups

    • B. 

      Individualism

    • C. 

      Team

    • D. 

      Norms

  • 4. 
    Based on group productivity?
    • A. 

      Profit Sharing

    • B. 

      Merit-Based Pay

    • C. 

      Gainsharing

    • D. 

      Employer Stock Ownership Plan

  • 5. 
    According to Herzberg, money is the most important
    • A. 

      Hygiene factor

    • B. 

      Motivator

    • C. 

      Core need

    • D. 

      Opportunity to perform

  • 6. 
    Comparing your job with others to eliminate unfairness?
    • A. 

      Cognitive Evaluation Theory

    • B. 

      Equity Theory

    • C. 

      Expectancy Theory

    • D. 

      Goal-setting theory

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is accurate about Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs Theory?
    • A. 

      Physiological, Safety and Security, Existence, Growth, Self-Actualization

    • B. 

      Social, Esteem, Self-Actualization, Extrinsic, Intrinsic

    • C. 

      Social, Esteem, Achievement, Power, Affiliation

    • D. 

      Physiological, Safety and Security, Social, Esteem, Self-Actualization

  • 8. 
    Challenging work; achievement; responsibility; recognition; advancement opportunities are part of who's theory?
    • A. 

      Maslow

    • B. 

      Alderfer

    • C. 

      Hersberg

    • D. 

      McClelland

  • 9. 
    Rewards are _____ in the form of employee recognition programs
    • A. 

      Intrinsic

    • B. 

      Extrinsic

    • C. 

      Monetary

    • D. 

      Flexible

  • 10. 
    The job redesign method that increases the degree to which employees control the planning, execution, and evaluation of their work is referred to as?
    • A. 

      Job rotation

    • B. 

      Job enrichment

    • C. 

      Job enhancement

    • D. 

      Job enlargement

  • 11. 
    In assessing team effectiveness, it is a known fact that teamwork usually takes more ________ and _________ than individual work. 
    • A. 

      Time; educational level

    • B. 

      Time; resources

    • C. 

      Individual skills; resources

    • D. 

      Educational level; individual skills

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an effective team?
    • A. 

      Clear purpose

    • B. 

      Shared leadership

    • C. 

      Unilateral decisions

    • D. 

      Open communication

  • 13. 
    The best work teams tend to have:
    • A. 

      Fewer than 12 members

    • B. 

      Between 15 to 20 members

    • C. 

      More than 15 members

    • D. 

      Fewer than 30 members

  • 14. 
    Research on employee stock ownership plans indicates that they
    • A. 

      Tend to reduce innovative growth

    • B. 

      Increase employee satisfaction

    • C. 

      Keep performance level

    • D. 

      Tend to reduce base salaries

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