Ob Chapter 6 Mcqs

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Chapter 6 Basic Motivation Concepts


Defining Motivation

1. Jim is a student who cannot work at writing a paper for more than 30 minutes, yet he can spend many hours writing comments on blogs. What accounts for the change in motivation in this case? a. his ability b. the situation c. his personality d. the congruence e. the structure of the task
(b; Moderate; Motivation; p. 175) {AACSB: Analytic Skills}

2. Motivation is best defined as a process that _____. a. results in a level of effort b. intensifies an individual’s efforts c. accounts for an individual’s efforts toward attaining a goal d. meets an individual’s needs e. stabilizes over time
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Kate’s case illustrates which point about Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory? a. Higher-order needs tend to dominate lower order needs. b. Physiological needs can be controlled by the individual more than higher-order needs. c. Lower-order needs do not have to be fully satisfied before higher-order needs become dominant. d. Self-actualization is the need that requires the most resources to fill. e. Self actualization is the highest order of need.
(c; Challenging; Hierarchy of Needs; p. 176) {AACSB: Analytic Skills}

14. What is the primary organizational factor that satisfies people’s physiological needs? a. their relationships with co-workers b. recognition c. pay d. admiration e. their position within the organization
(c; Moderate; Physiological Needs; p. 176) {AACSB: Analytic Skills}

15. Who developed ERG theory? a. McClelland b. Maslow c. Alderfer d. Ouchi e. Dieckmann
(c; Moderate; ERG Theory; p. 177)

16. Hunger, thirst, sex, pay, and physical work environment are examples of which of Alderfer’s needs? a. existence b. safety c. growth d. physiological e. subsistence
(a; Moderate; Existence Needs; p. 177) {AACSB: Analytic Skills}

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