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MGHB02H3 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Bundesautobahn 61Exam


Department
Management
Course Code
MGHB02H3
Professor
Phani Radhakrishnan
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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.
1)
An individual's personality encompasses
A)
a constantly shifting set of personal characteristics.
B)
all aspects of the individual's consciousness.
C)
behaviours which are mostly learned through childhood experience.
D)
all aspects of the individual's physical and emotional response to their environment.
E)
a relatively stable set of psychological characteristics.
1)
2)
Personality will have the most impact in which situation?
A)
weak situations of loosely defined roles with few rules.
B)
weak situations with well defined roles, rules, and contingencies.
C)
situations of medium strength.
D)
strong situations with well defined roles, rules, and contingencies.
E)
both weak and strong situations.
2)
3)
Personality is most commonly thought to consist of __________ dimensions.
A)
six
B)
five
C)
seven
D)
four
E)
three
3)
4)
The personality dimension of extraversion is defined as
A)
the degree to which a person thinks flexibly and is receptive to new ideas.
B)
the extent to which a person is outgoing and enjoys social situations.
C)
the degree to which a person is responsible and achievement oriented.
D)
the degree to which a person has appropriate emotional control.
E)
the extent to which a person is friendly and approachable.
4)
5)
The personality dimension of emotional stability is defined as
A)
the extent to which a person is friendly and approachable.
B)
the extent to which a person is outgoing and enjoys social situations.
C)
the degree to which a person is responsible and achievement oriented.
D)
the degree to which a person has appropriate emotional control.
E)
the degree to which a person thinks flexibly and is receptive to new ideas.
5)
6)
The personality dimension of agreeableness is defined as
A)
the degree to which a person thinks flexibly and is receptive to new ideas.
B)
the extent to which a person is outgoing and enjoys social situations.
C)
the degree to which a person is responsible and achievement oriented.
D)
the degree to which a person has appropriate emotional control.
E)
the extent to which a person is friendly and approachable.
6)
7)
The personality dimension of conscientiousness is defined as
A)
the degree to which a person thinks flexibly and is receptive to new ideas.
B)
the degree to which a person has appropriate emotional control.
C)
the degree to which a person is responsible and achievement oriented.
D)
the extent to which a person is outgoing and enjoys social situations.
E)
the extent to which a person is friendly and approachable.
7)
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8)
The personality dimension of openness to experience is defined as
A)
the extent to which a person is friendly and approachable.
B)
the degree to which a person is responsible and achievement oriented.
C)
the degree to which a person has appropriate emotional control.
D)
the extent to which a person is outgoing and enjoys social situations.
E)
the degree to which a person thinks flexibly and is receptive to new ideas.
8)
9)
Recent studies suggest that extraversion is related to absenteeism in a positive direction. This
means that
A)
the more extraverted a person is, the less absent they are.
B)
the more introverted a person is, the more absent they are.
C)
people become more extraverted through higher absenteeism.
D)
extraverts tend to be absent less often than introverts.
E)
extraverts tend to be absent more often than introverts.
9)
10)
Gary Reynolds is the CEO of Reynolds Software Limited. He attributes his success to careful
planning, hard work, and a good business education. In terms of locus of control, Gary is most
likely a(n)
A)
external.
B)
extravert.
C)
internal.
D)
high self-monitor.
E)
introvert.
10)
11)
A person who is a high self-monitor will
A)
be rather rigid in his or her leadership style.
B)
have difficulty regulating their behaviour in social situations.
C)
ignore the situation when determining how to behave.
D)
be prone to uncontrollable emotional outbursts.
E)
observe the situation when determining how to behave.
12)
A person with low self-esteem will likely
A)
be able to deal with negative feedback.
B)
react well to ambiguous stressful situations.
C)
be less susceptible to external and social influences.
D)
respond well to mentoring.
E)
be less pliable than someone with high self-esteem.
12)
13)
Learning is
A)
a relatively permanent change in behaviour potential due to experience.
B)
a relatively temporary change in behaviour potential due to experience.
C)
concerned with both permanent and temporary changes.
D)
related to behaviour more than experience.
E)
not directly related to behaviour or experience.
13)
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14)
Which of the following is not one of the four primary categories of learning content in
organizations?
A)
practical skills
B)
interpersonal skills
C)
intrapersonal skills
D)
financial management
E)
cultural awareness
14)
15)
Social cognitive theory is most strongly associated with which of the following concepts?
A)
punishment
B)
modelling
C)
delayed reinforcement
D)
extinction
E)
partial reinforcement
15)
16)
To obtain the best compromise between the speed of acquisition of a desired response and
resistance to its extinction, which reinforcement strategy should be used in training? (In other
words, how do we get the fastest learning combined with the strongest resistance to extinction?)
A)
Begin with delayed and partial reinforcement and gradually go to immediate and
continuous reinforcement.
B)
Begin with immediate and continuous reinforcement and gradually go to delayed and
partial reinforcement.
C)
Begin with negative reinforcement and gradually change to continuous positive
reinforcement.
D)
Continuous reinforcement.
E)
Begin with self-management and then go to modeling.
16)
17)
Ron is a sensitive person, and he works very hard so that his boss doesn't criticize him. Criticism
is a(n) __________ of Ron's work.
A)
continuous reinforcer
B)
positive reinforcer
C)
negative reinforcer
D)
punisher
E)
extinguisher
17)
18)
A company converted its machine operators from piece rate pay to hourly pay and found that
accidents involving the machines were reduced to almost zero from a previously high level.
What can we conclude?
A)
Unsafe working practices were punished.
B)
Safe working practices were positively reinforced.
C)
Safe working practices were negatively reinforced.
D)
Unsafe working practices were extinguished.
E)
Hourly pay resulted in bigger paycheques for the machine operators.
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