BUS 302 QUIZ 8 (2)

BUS 302 QUIZ 8 (2)

Author: Christine Farr


The primary benefit of the ____ paradigm is that it generally brings about fairer treatment of employees and increases demographic diversity.

Which of the following might account for the disparities between the percentages of African, Hispanic, and Asian Americans among the general population and their smaller representation in management positions?

Which of the following is NOT one of the Big Five personality dimensions?

Which of the following is one of the Big Five personality dimensions?

The fastest-growing population group in the United States is ____.

Companies in several industries are now waking up to the market needs of gays and lesbians. Through diversity programs, organizations are actively recruiting and hiring gays and lesbians to ____.

The glass ceiling is most closely associated with ____.

____ helps companies grow by improving the quality of problem solving and improving marketplace understanding.

Unlike ____, which punishes companies for not achieving specific gender and race differences in their work forces, ____ programs seek to benefit both organizations and their employees by encouraging organizations to value all kinds of differences.

____ is the relatively stable set of behaviors, attitudes, and emotions displayed over time that makes people different from each other.

____ consists of differences such as personality and attitudes that are learned only through extended interaction with others and are communicated through verbal and nonverbal behaviors.

When AT&T hired a female as its president, it was evidence that AT&T does not have a(n) ____ to prevent women from rising to leadership positions.

To make sure that people of all racial and ethnic backgrounds have the same opportunities, companies should ____.

The term ____ refers to the degree to which someone is organized, hard-working, responsible, persevering, thorough, and achievement-oriented.

A(n) ____ is a formal assessment that measures employee and management attitudes, investigates the extent to which people are advantaged or disadvantaged with respect to hiring and promotions, and reviews companies' diversity-related policies and procedures.

Which of the following is an example of an intrinsic reward?

Which of the following is NOT a type of reinforcement contingency?

In equity theory, ____ are others with whom people compare themselves to determine if they have been treated fairly.

____ are the rewards associated with performing a task or activity for its own sake.

Reinforcement theory says behavior is a function of ____.

According to Don Vlcek, a former Domino's Pizza vice president, "To achieve results, you've got to properly define the goal—and that's not always easy. Vague goals are worthless. But 'increase productivity by 12 percent within three weeks'—that is a clear, useful goal.” Vlcek is discussing ____.

According to the expectancy theory, ____ affect the conscious choices that people make about their motivation.

France has 14 million smokers. More importantly, smokers in France are closely associated with the French culture. So when the French government waged a war against smoking, it set as its ____ to reduce smoking by 30 percent by the end of the decade.

According to ____, people will be motivated when they perceive they are being treated fairly.

____ is the perceived degree to which outcomes and rewards are fairly distributed or allocated.

The two basic kinds of inequity are ____.

The two parts of reinforcement are ____.

According to expectancy theory, in order for people to be highly motivated, ____ must be high.

According to Alderfer's ERG theory, the lowest-order need is ____.

____ is a reinforcement strategy which weakens a behavior over time because the behavior has no consequences, positive or negative.

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