Workplace Productivity & Motivation: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of these is an example of the Pygmalion effect?

Question 2 2. How can Vroom's expectancy theory be used to explain employee motivation?

Question 3 3. How might job redesign benefit an employee?

Question 4 4. When employees are empowered there is _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is credited with the development of the Theory X and Theory Y?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of a situation that would satisfy a secondary need?

Question 7 7. How would an automobile assembly line use Taylor's four principles to increase productivity and efficiency?

Question 8 8. How might job rotation benefit a company?

Question 9 9. When an employee accomplishes a challenging goal, they are likely to:

Question 10 10. Why does employee happiness and output rely on both the employee and the management?

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Question 11 11. _____ cause dissatisfaction in the workplace, are extrinsic to the work itself, and linked to compensation and job security.

Question 12 12. Which of the following is necessary in order to satisfy Maslow's safety needs?

Question 13 13. An employee who has a high level of expectancy for a valuable reward, also tends to have the motivation to increase performance.

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Classical Management focuses on

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Question 16 16. What should Manny the manager NOT do if he wants to empower his employees?

Question 17 17. Which of these techniques is used to reward desirable behavior with the intent of increasing the likelihood that the pleasing behavior will be repeated?

Question 18 18. Sandra's boss has a high opinion of her and believes that she has the potential to some day work in management. Which of the following would NOT be involved in Sandra's experience of the Pygmalion effect based on her boss's expectations?

Question 19 19. How would a modern day manager best implement what was learned in the Hawthorne Studies?

Question 20 20. 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?

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Question 21 21. Locke's goal setting theory states that goals should have all of the following elements, EXCEPT:

Question 22 22. This type of motivation is internal to the person and is driven by personal interest or enjoyment in the work itself.

Question 23 23. Phil is a leader within a political campaign. He has recently been named campaign manager because of his ability to coordinate and motivate his team of people. What type of need does Phil likely have?

Question 24 24. This type of manager believes employees are inherently lazy and lack motivation:

Question 25 25. What could Manny the manager do to motivate employees and increase productivity in the workplace?

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Question 26 26. Why was Frederick Taylor dissatisfied with systematic management processes?

Question 27 27. According to Herzberg, how can employee dissatisfaction be eliminated?

Question 28 28. An individual with the _____ will desire agreement and compliance.

Question 29 29. Which job redesign strategy encourages respect for coworkers doing other jobs ?

Question 30 30. All of the following are true of Alderfer's ERG theory EXCEPT:

Workplace Productivity & Motivation: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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