What All You Know About Organizational Behavior? Trivia Quiz

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 11

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What All You Know About Organizational Behavior? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ________ theory argues that job satisfaction depends on whether an employee percieves that his/her job supplies the things that he/she values.
    • A. 

      Job characteristics

    • B. 

      Social information processing

    • C. 

      Value-percept

    • D. 

      Cornell integrative model

    • E. 

      Two-factor

  • 2. 
    Helping others and working on moral causes are examples of which of the following work value categories?
    • A. 

      Supervision

    • B. 

      Coworkers

    • C. 

      Sportsmanship

    • D. 

      Promotions

    • E. 

      Altruism

  • 3. 
    Having prestige, power over others, and fame are examples of which of the following work value categories?
    • A. 

      Altruism

    • B. 

      Pay

    • C. 

      Status

    • D. 

      Promotions

    • E. 

      Supervision

  • 4. 
    Ima Hogg is at a point in her career where she feels a need to find an outet for her passion in life...which is eating. Which of the following work value categories would be more important?
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Work Itself

    • C. 

      Coworkers

    • D. 

      Altruism

    • E. 

      Supervision

  • 5. 
    Which facet of job satisfaction brings more responsibility and increased work hours?
    • A. 

      Promotion satisfaction

    • B. 

      Pay satisfaction

    • C. 

      Coworker satisfaction

    • D. 

      Competition satisfaction

    • E. 

      Supervision satisfaction

  • 6. 
    When a company measures employees' skills assessments and then provides growth opportunities to employ special talents, ________ is likely to increase.
    • A. 

      Promotion satisfaction

    • B. 

      Pay satisfaction

    • C. 

      Coworker satisfaction

    • D. 

      Satisfaction with the work itself

  • 7. 
    According to the text, of the five facets of value-percept theory, which facet was a moderately strong driver of job satisfaction but showed the weakest correlation?
    • A. 

      Pay

    • B. 

      Promotion

    • C. 

      Supervision

    • D. 

      Coworker

    • E. 

      The work itself

  • 8. 
    According to the job characteristics theory, the degree to which the job requires a number of different activities that involve a number of different skills and talents is known as:
    • A. 

      Identity

    • B. 

      Meaningfulness of work

    • C. 

      Variety

    • D. 

      Knowledge of results

  • 9. 
    Mike is a tax accountant who sets his own schedule with his clients. Mike is experiencing:
    • A. 

      Low autonomy

    • B. 

      High feedback

    • C. 

      High autonomy

    • D. 

      High significance

  • 10. 
    According to the text, to many of us, high levels of ________ are the difference between "having a long leash" and being "micromanaged".
    • A. 

      Identity

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Significance

    • D. 

      Feedback

  • 11. 
    States of feeling that are often intense, can last for only a few minutes, and are clearly directed at and caused by a person or circumstance, are know as:
    • A. 

      Emotions

    • B. 

      Moods

    • C. 

      Feelings

    • D. 

      Withdrawal

  • 12. 
    Hope can be best described as a(n):
    • A. 

      Engaged emotion

    • B. 

      Positive emotion

    • C. 

      Optimistic emotion

    • D. 

      Structured emotion

  • 13. 
    When restaurant servers, flight attendants, and retail salespeople hide their true feelings and "put on a happy face", it is an example of:
    • A. 

      Satisfaction

    • B. 

      Mood swings

    • C. 

      Emotional labor

    • D. 

      Affective labor

  • 14. 
    When one person can "catch" or "be infected by" the emotions of another person, it is called:
    • A. 

      Pleasantness

    • B. 

      Engagement

    • C. 

      Emotional contagion

    • D. 

      Empathy gap

  • 15. 
    According to the text, job satisfaction has a _________ effect on job performance.
    • A. 

      Moderate positive

    • B. 

      Strong positive

    • C. 

      Moderate negative

    • D. 

      Weak

    • E. 

      False positive

  • 16. 
    ________________ fluctuate during the course of a day. These rises and falls are triggered by experiences of positive and negative events.
    • A. 

      Job satisfaction levels

    • B. 

      Emotional labor tendencies

    • C. 

      Mood swings

    • D. 

      Coworker satisfaction levels