Organizational Behavior And Leadership Quiz Questions

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Employees A and B work together on the same project team. When the team faces a complex and difficult problem, the team leader usually asks B to generate alternative solutions for the team to consider. Experience has shown that B actively searches for additional information and is more likely to take initiative and to feel that the team can effectively influence the outcomes of its actions. Employee A tends to do well on jobs that are well structured and routine and feels that the outcomes of the team's actions are determined by luck or chance. Employee A exhibits an external locus of control, and employee B exhibits an internal locus of control.

Employee B was upset by Employee A's behavior at the department's planning meeting. Which factors will influence Employee B's perception in this situation? Situation, Target, & Perceiver

A person is broadminded, courageous, and forgiving.

Which type of values are these?

Instrumental values

An employee enjoys having a large span of responsibility and is motivated to do well because of personal feelings. Which kind of reward is this?

Intrinsic reward

Which theory is a reworking of Maslow's need hierarchy and is better supported by additional research than is Maslow's theory? ERG Theory

Manager A supervises 10 district units with 100 employees and receives $100,000 in compensation. Manager B supervises 5 district units with 50 employees and also receives $100,000 in compensation. Manager A is upset by this relationship and is looking for a new job. Which theory explains A's motivation to look for a new job? Equity theory

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