Organizational Behavior Midterm

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  • 1. 
    Which of these is NOT a facet of Job Performance?
    • A. 

      Task Performance

    • B. 

      Citizenship Behaviors

    • C. 

      Counterproductive Behaviors

    • D. 

      Lifestyle Behaviors

  • 2. 
    Which of these are the two OB dependent variables?
    • A. 

      Job Performance and Organizational Commitment

    • B. 

      Job Performance and Organizational Production

    • C. 

      Organizational Commitment and Organizational Production

    • D. 

      Organizational Production and Interpersonal Commitment

  • 3. 
    Which of these is associated with Task Performance?
    • A. 

      Employee behaviors that are directly involved in organizational production

    • B. 

      Voluntary activities that may or may not be rewarded but that contribute to the organization

    • C. 

      Property Deviance (sabotage and theft)

    • D. 

      Personal Aggression (harassment and abuse)

  • 4. 
    Which of these is associated with Citizenship Behaviors?
    • A. 

      Employee behaviors that are directly involved in organizational production

    • B. 

      Voluntary activities that may or may not be rewarded but that contribute to the organization

    • C. 

      Property Deviance (sabotage and theft)

    • D. 

      Personal Aggression (harassment and abuse)

  • 5. 
    Which of these is NOT associated with Counterproductive Behaviors?
    • A. 

      Employee behaviors that are directly involved in organizational production

    • B. 

      Production Deviance (wasting resources)

    • C. 

      Property Deviance (sabotage and theft)

    • D. 

      Personal Aggression (harassment and abuse)

    • E. 

      Political Deviance (gossiping and incivility)

  • 6. 
    Which of these is Routine Task Performance?
    • A. 

      Involves well-known responses to task demands that occur in a normal or predictable way.

    • B. 

      Involves employee responses to task demands that are novel, or at least unpredictable.

    • C. 

      Involves the degree to which individuals develop ideas or physical outcomes that are useful, feasible, and ethical.

  • 7. 
    Which of these is Adaptive Task Performance?
    • A. 

      Involves well-known responses to task demands that occur in a normal or predictable way.

    • B. 

      Involves employee responses to task demands that are novel, or at least unpredictable.

    • C. 

      Involves the degree to which individuals develop ideas or physical outcomes that are useful, feasible, and ethical.

  • 8. 
    Which of these is Creative Task Performance?
    • A. 

      Involves well-known responses to task demands that occur in a normal or predictable way.

    • B. 

      Involves employee responses to task demands that are novel, or at least unpredictable.

    • C. 

      Involves the degree to which individuals develop ideas or physical outcomes that are useful, feasible, and ethical.

  • 9. 
    Which of these is NOT connected to Interpersonal Citizenship Behavior?
    • A. 

      Helping (involves assisting coworkers who have heavy workloads)

    • B. 

      Courtesy (refers to keeping coworkers informed about matters that are relevant to them)

    • C. 

      Sportsmanship (involves maintaining a good attitude with coworkers even when they've done something annoying)

    • D. 

      Voice (involves speaking up and offering constructive suggestions for a change)

  • 10. 
    Which of these is NOT connected to Organizational Citizenship Behavior?
    • A. 

      Helping (involves assisting coworkers who have heavy workloads)

    • B. 

      Boosterism (means representing the organization in a positive way when out in public, away from the office and away from work)

    • C. 

      Civic Virtue (requires participating in the company's operations at a deeper-than-normal level)

    • D. 

      Voice (involves speaking up and offering constructive suggestions for a change)

  • 11. 
    Which of these describes Affective Commitment?
    • A. 

      Staying because you want to (based on emotions)

    • B. 

      Staying because you need to (based on embeddedness)

    • C. 

      Staying because you ought to (based on guilt/social responsibility)

  • 12. 
    Which of these describes Continuance Commitment?
    • A. 

      Staying because you want to (based on emotions)

    • B. 

      Staying because you need to (based on embeddedness)

    • C. 

      Staying because you ought to (based on guilt/social responsibility)

  • 13. 
    Which of these describes Normative Commitment?
    • A. 

      Staying because you want to (based on emotions)

    • B. 

      Staying because you need to (based on embeddedness)

    • C. 

      Staying because you ought to (based on guilt/social responsibility)

  • 14. 
    Which of these is Property Deviance?
    • A. 

      Behaviors that harm the organization's assets and possessions

    • B. 

      Reducing the efficiency of work output

    • C. 

      Behaviors that intentionally disadvantage other individuals rather than the larger organization

    • D. 

      Hostile verbal and physical actions directed toward other employees

  • 15. 
    Which of these is Production Deviance?
    • A. 

      Behaviors that harm the organization's assets and possessions

    • B. 

      Reducing the efficiency of work output

    • C. 

      Behaviors that intentionally disadvantage other individuals rather than the larger organization

    • D. 

      Hostile verbal and physical actions directed toward other employees

  • 16. 
    Which of these is Political Deviance?
    • A. 

      Behaviors that harm the organization's assets and possessions

    • B. 

      Reducing the efficiency of work output

    • C. 

      Behaviors that intentionally disadvantage other individuals rather than the larger organization

    • D. 

      Hostile verbal and physical actions directed toward other employees

  • 17. 
    Which of these is Personal Aggression?
    • A. 

      Behaviors that harm the organization's assets and possessions

    • B. 

      Reducing the efficiency of work output

    • C. 

      Behaviors that intentionally disadvantage other individuals rather than the larger organization

    • D. 

      Hostile verbal and physical actions directed toward other employees

  • 18. 
    Organizational Behavior is
    • A. 

      Study devoted to understanding, explaining, and ultimately improving attitudes and behaviors of individuals and groups in organizations

    • B. 

      A bag of dildos

    • C. 

      Seeing how people behave

    • D. 

      BONER

  • 19. 
    Organizational Behavior replaces intuitive explanations with
    • A. 

      Sociology

    • B. 

      Psychology

    • C. 

      Systematic study

    • D. 

      General study

  • 20. 
    What is Organizational Behavior theory?
    • A. 

      Work satisfaction

    • B. 

      Relationships between independent and dependent variables

    • C. 

      Systematic studies

    • D. 

      Responses to behaviors

  • 21. 
    Which one is NOT an independent variable in Organizational Behavior?
    • A. 

      Organizational-Level

    • B. 

      Group-Level

    • C. 

      Peer-Level

    • D. 

      Individual-Level

  • 22. 
    Job satisfaction is a pleasurable emotional state resulting from the appraisal of one's job or job experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Value-Percept theory is
    • A. 

      (Vwant-Vhave)*(Vimportance)=Dissatisfaction

    • B. 

      (Vwant+Vhave)*(Vimportance)=Dissatisfaction

    • C. 

      (Vimportance)*(Vwant)=Dissatisfaction

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Pick all that apply to Job Characteristics theory:
    • A. 

      Significance

    • B. 

      Autonomy

    • C. 

      Value

    • D. 

      Identity

    • E. 

      People

    • F. 

      Attitude

    • G. 

      Variety

    • H. 

      Feedback

  • 25. 
    Job satisfaction is strongly positively related to life satisfaction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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