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Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A researcher who is conducting qualitative research would collect which of the following types of data?

Question 2 2. The work of _____ was the final piece needed to fully integrate psychology into the business field.

Question 3 3. The purpose of the _____ was to bring psychology to industry.

Question 4 4. What is the focus of industrial psychology?

Question 5 5. Human factors psychology, organizational psychology, and industrial psychology are all subfields of _____.

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Question 6 6. Which Harvard psychologist was interested in the motivation and behavior of workers?

Question 7 7. Which behavioral science discipline contributed to the development of organizational behavior by adding the concept of individual roles within groups?

Question 8 8.

Tamara, who lives in London, is part of a work group that uses technology like Skype and Google Hangout to communicate. A few of the group members are located in Tokyo, and the rest are in the United States.

What is this an example of?

Question 9 9. A business that does not embrace inclusiveness _____.

Question 10 10. What is the goal of organizational behavior?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is not one of the primary categories of analysis in organizational behavior?

Question 12 12. How might an organizational psychologist design quantitative research?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is not an important part of the industrial side of I/O psychology:

Question 14 14. I/O psychologists understand that happy employees:

Question 15 15. Industrial/organizational psychology focuses on improving:

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Question 16 16. Which overall field of psychology studies worker and workplace interactions?

Question 17 17. Which subfield of industrial-organizational psychology focuses primarily on issues of job satisfaction?

Question 18 18. Industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology is typically divided into how many subfields?

Question 19 19. When someone is attempting to get you to do something, they are trying to _____ you.

Question 20 20. When a figure of authority has the ability to influence others because they are admired and liked, they are able to use _____.

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Question 21 21. You are a new manager for a company that has documented issues of employee insubordination. You've developed skills that influence others to want to work hard for you, and you've built up their morale, making them feel important in the company. To accomplish this feat, you've used _____.

Question 22 22. An inclusive business model considers _____ in hiring.

Question 23 23. A global virtual team in a business often does best with which type of leadership?

Question 24 24. Globalization takes into account how a business relates to _____.

Question 25 25. How did the work of Frederick W. Taylor differ from that of the industrial-organizational research that preceded him?

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Question 26 26. Who is regarded as the 'father' of industrial-organizational psychology?

Question 27 27. What is industrial-organizational psychology?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a term that was developed in the 1950s to refer to 'how individuals perform different roles in a group environment?'

Question 29 29. Which of the following provides the BEST example of why the Industrial Revolution led to the study of organizational behavior in the United States?

Question 30 30. _____, a Harvard Psychologist, was interested in the study of _____ and how it could be used to examine organizational psychology.

Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology Chapter Exam Instructions

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