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MGHB02H3 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Bundesautobahn 63, Emotional Contagion, Cognitive DissonanceExam


Department
Management
Course Code
MGHB02H3
Professor
Phani Radhakrishnan
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Name___________________________________
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1)
In which of the following is work viewed as most important and central in life?
A)
Germany
B)
USA
C)
Britain
D)
Netherlands
E)
Japan
1)
2)
According to Geert Hofstede's research, the most masculine culture is that of
A)
Norway.
B)
Japan.
C)
Canada.
D)
United States.
E)
Sweden.
2)
3)
According to Geert Hofstede's research, the most individualistic culture is that of
A)
Venezuela.
B)
Pakistan.
C)
Japan.
D)
Colombia.
E)
United States.
3)
4)
Which of the following statements about the cultural value of power distance is FALSE?
A)
Superiors tend to be accessible in low power distance cultures.
B)
Japan has higher power distance than Canada.
C)
Denmark has lower power distance than Mexico.
D)
High power distance cultures tend to also be individualistic, rather than collective,
cultures.
E)
In high power distance cultures the unequal distribution of power is acceptable to
members of the culture.
4)
5)
In a collective culture
A)
loyalty to one's family or clan are downplayed.
B)
it may be a good idea to reward groups rather than individuals.
C)
power distance tends to be low.
D)
privacy and personal initiative are stressed.
E)
interdependence is minimized.
5)
6)
In Geert Hofstede's survey of values across cultures, individualistic societies can be contrasted
most readily with __________ societies.
A)
feminine
B)
collective
C)
low power distance
D)
masculine
E)
weak uncertainty avoidance
6)
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7)
Discrepancy theory suggests that job dissatisfaction develops when
A)
supervisors and employees differ radically in their values.
B)
job outcomes don't match job inputs.
C)
work is unchallenging and repetitive.
D)
workers begin to take benefits for granted.
E)
workers don't see their jobs as offering what they want.
7)
8)
What job satisfaction facet is most likely to stimulate high performance?
A)
supervision
B)
pay
C)
people
D)
content of the work
E)
promotion
8)
9)
If a manager wants to increase the job satisfaction of employees, he should
A)
give everybody a pay increase.
B)
increase employees' affective commitment.
C)
increase employees' outcomes.
D)
provide rewards for good performance.
E)
give employees the job outcomes that they want.
9)
10)
The contemporary view of the relationship between job satisfaction and performance suggests
that
A)
performance contributes to job satisfaction and job satisfaction contributes to
performance.
B)
job satisfaction and performance are not related.
C)
job satisfaction and performance are impossible to measure adequately.
D)
job satisfaction contributes to performance.
E)
performance contributes to job satisfaction.
10)
11)
Alice perceives her job inputs as high and her job outcomes as high. Alice perceives Jane's inputs
as low and her outcomes as low. Jane's perceptions are identical to Alice's in all respects.
According to equity theory
A)
Alice experiences inequity but Jane doesn't.
B)
both women are experiencing equity.
C)
both women are experiencing inequity.
D)
Jane experiences inequity but Alice doesn't.
E)
both women should earn exactly the same income.
11)
12)
Attitudes are a function of
A)
what we think and what we feel.
B)
what we do and what we want.
C)
what we feel and intend to do.
D)
what we think and what we see.
E)
what we obtain and what we want.
12)
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13)
Which of the following statements concerning values is FALSE?
A)
Values are randomly distributed across the population.
B)
Values are learned through reinforcement processes.
C)
Values are relatively stable.
D)
Members of different occupational groups tend to hold different values.
E)
Value differences may be responsible for conflict between people from different
occupational groups.
13)
14)
A fairly stable evaluative tendency to respond consistently to some specific object, situation,
person, or category of people is called a(n)
A)
cognitive dissonance.
B)
value.
C)
attitude.
D)
facet.
E)
belief.
14)
15)
Which of the following equations is accurate?
A)
Attitude + value = belief.
B)
Belief + behaviour = attitude.
C)
Attitude + belief = value.
D)
Input + outcome = equity.
E)
Belief + value = attitude.
15)
16)
Which sequence represents current expert thinking about the relationship among the variables
shown?
A)
Performance satisfaction rewards
B)
Performance rewards satisfaction
C)
Satisfaction rewards performance
D)
Rewards satisfaction performance
E)
Rewards performance satisfaction
16)
17)
Which of the following is not a job input, according to equity theory?
A)
Pay
B)
Hard work
C)
Seniority
D)
Experience
E)
Education
17)
18)
One reason why two people performing the same job may have different attitudes toward that
job is that
A)
they may have different work values.
B)
they may differ in what they want from the job.
C)
they may differ in their beliefs about the job.
D)
they may differ in their perceptions concerning the actual nature of the job.
E)
all of the above.
18)
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