Organizational Behavior & Theory Essay

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MGT 332 Organizational Behavior & Theory Worksheet – Chapter 5

Name_____________________________________________ Banner# ____________________________ Date: ______________ Directions: Circle the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1. _____ represent(s) complex, patterned, organismic reactions to how we think we are doing in our lifelong efforts to survive and flourish and to achieve what we wish for ourselves.
A. Self-efficacy B. Skills C. Intelligence D. Emotions E. Abilities 2. Which of the following mental abilities was found to be a valid predictor of job performance for both minority and majority applicants?
A. Mnemonic fluency B. Deductive reasoning C. Spatial ability D.
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As a college senior serving as the student representative on the Ethics Advisory Board for your university, you feel strongly that cheating on college exams is unethical. You've never cheated on any exam in your academic career. However, this semester your best friend was desperate for your help, and you allowed him to take a quick "peek" on your exam answer sheet. Since then, you feel uncomfortable every time you think of the situation. Which of the following concepts best explains your psychological discomfort?
A. Job involvement. B. Terminal values. C. Cognitive dissonance. D. Need fulfillment. E. Subjective norms. 2. Jill recently went to work for a large accounting firm in a branch located in the southwestern US. She was informed during the interview process that the first raise for new hires usually occurred about a year into employment. However, she's only been with the firm for six months and has already received her first raise. The work is even more challenging and enjoyable than she expected. Additionally, she was pleasantly surprised at the support and friendliness shown to her by her colleagues. When asked by a researcher studying job satisfaction, Jill rated her level of job satisfaction as "very high." Which model of job satisfaction best explains Jill's level of satisfaction with her job?
A. Discrepancy B. Value attainment C. Dispositional/genetic D. Equity E. Need fulfillment 3. Discrepancy
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