Motivation & Management Theories in Business Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Madeline always feels like she is never included in group activities or social events. She has become depressed and lonely. According to Maslow, which category of needs has not been fulfilled?

Question 2 2. _____ are linked to employee motivation and arise from intrinsic conditions of the job itself.

Question 3 3. What was the prevailing theory of management prior to Mayo's work?

Question 4 4. _____ cause dissatisfaction in the workplace, are extrinsic to the work itself, and linked to compensation and job security.

Question 5 5. How could a manager at XYZ Corporation explain the scalar chain to her employees?

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Question 6 6. How can Vroom's expectancy theory be used to explain employee motivation?

Question 7 7. The order of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, from bottom to top is:

Question 8 8. Identify the three components of expectancy theory.

Question 9 9. Which is not one of Taylor's four principles of management?

Question 10 10. Which person developed expectancy theory?

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Question 11 11. How did Herzberg develop the two-factor theory?

Question 12 12. Which of the following was NOT one of Mayo's conclusions after evaluating the results of the Hawthorne Studies?

Question 13 13. Which answer best describes the principle of order?

Question 14 14. According to Maslow's hierearchy of needs, when all of the physiological needs are met, people tend to become concerned with whichof the following?

Question 15 15. An employee who has a high level of expectancy for a valuable reward, also tends to have the motivation to increase performance.

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Question 16 16. Why did Henri Fayol develop the 14 Principles of Management?

Question 17 17. Which of these would be an example of the owner of James Small Engine Repair implementing the principle of equity?

Question 18 18. How would XYZ Corporation implement Vroom's expectancy theory regarding promotions in the company?

Question 19 19. In employee motivation, the opposite of satisfaction is _____.

Question 20 20. What was Mayo's management belief after studying the workers at the Hawthorne plant?

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Question 21 21. What was the initial conclusion when the impact of lighting changes on work teams was measured?

Question 22 22. According to Herzberg, how can employee dissatisfaction be eliminated?

Question 23 23. What tool does scientific management theory not utilize?

Question 24 24. Which of the following would NOT address safety needs in the classroom?

Question 25 25. What is the first and most important need highlighted in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs?

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Question 26 26. Who is the founding father of scientific management theory?

Question 27 27. Which component of Vroom's expectancy theory refers to the level of effort an employee is willing to exert in hopes that the increased effort will result in better performance.

Question 28 28. You can see the influence of scientific management theory in all of the following except:

Question 29 29. Why would a manager at XYZ Corporation be concerned about the stability of her personnel?

Question 30 30. What were the Hawthorne Studies?

Motivation & Management Theories in Business Chapter Exam Instructions

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