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Motivation in the Workplace: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A team designing their company's new marketing strategy has shown loyalty by refusing to accept a job offer from a competing firm. They have shown great knowledge, skill and enthusiasm because they have a belief that they are growing as people within their current job. Which of the following from the above scenario is NOT an input?

Question 2 2. Which of these terms describes the job flexibility option that allows employees the opportunity to determine and control the hours in which they work?

Question 3 3. How does employee empowerment workplace?

Question 4 4. Locke's goal setting theory states that goals should have all of the following elements, EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. All of the workers at Ted's Emporium have been shown the cold warehouse where employees who break any of the company rules are sent to work. Just thinking about the possibility of being sent into such a bleak work setting keeps most new employees from even considering breaking a rule. In this situation, management is successfully using the technique of _____ in order to encourage good behavior.

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Question 6 6. Which of these theories is based on the premise that one's needs are acquired over time as a result of their experiences and includes the needs of achievement, power, and affiliation?

Question 7 7. _____ cause dissatisfaction in the workplace, are extrinsic to the work itself, and linked to compensation and job security.

Question 8 8. Why does the equity theory believe that the number of inputs must be equal to the number of outputs?

Question 9 9. Tom is the manager of a sales team. Becky is one of his employees with a need for affiliation. What type of work environment would be most beneficial to Becky?

Question 10 10. How does job enrichment differ from job enlargement?

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Question 11 11. A raise in salary, bonus or paid time off are example of what type of rewards?

Question 12 12. How can employers use the behavior-based theory of motivation to increase worker output?

Question 13 13. Based on the equity theory, which of the following is NOT an example of an output?

Question 14 14. Why would a manager incorporate reinforcement theory in dealing with his or her employees?

Question 15 15. Jill and Jane split one full-time receptionist job. Which of these terms describes this job flexibility option?

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Question 16 16. An employee's primary needs include _____.

Question 17 17. How can Vroom's expectancy theory be used to explain employee motivation?

Question 18 18. Frustration-regression involves:

Question 19 19. Which job redesign strategy encourages respect for coworkers doing other jobs ?

Question 20 20. Ginger just got the promotion she has been after for a very long time. She will be in charge of the entire creative division of her company. What need, according to Alderfer's ERG theory, will be satisfied?

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Question 21 21. A company has stated that its organizational goal is to increase customer care quality. David, an employee in the marketing division, has created a new software that helps the company achieve that, and the customers are very satisfied with his work. Why should he be rewarded?

Question 22 22. How might job rotation benefit a company?

Question 23 23. In employee motivation, the opposite of satisfaction is _____.

Question 24 24. In Tara's performance review, her boss points out Tara's positive ranking when it comes to meeting deadlines for key projects. In terms of organizational goals, why is sharing this information so important in the performance review?

Question 25 25. According to Herzberg, how can employee dissatisfaction be eliminated?

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Question 26 26. What should Manny the manager NOT do if he wants to empower his employees?

Question 27 27. Which of these terms is considered synonymous with the Pygmalion effect?

Question 28 28. Which shift is NOT an example of a compressed workweek?

Question 29 29. When an employee accomplishes a challenging goal, they are likely to:

Question 30 30. An employee who has a high level of expectancy for a valuable reward, also tends to have the motivation to increase performance.

Motivation in the Workplace: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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