Organizational Behavior Theory in Business


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Which theorist is referred to as the 'father of scientific management'?

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1. What is the name of a learning laboratory that offers a space for individuals to learn about communication skills, interpersonal relations, individual personality theories, and group dynamics?

2. Terry has just been promoted to supervisor of production at ABC Manufacturing. To improve production, he begins his first day by explaining to his employees he will be watching them very closely and dock their pay if they are not on task at all times. Is he following McGregor's Theory X or Theory Y, and why?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Employing the use of this quiz/worksheet will mean answering questions dealing with subjects like McGregor's management theories, motivation types, and challenges to the organizational behavior theory.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More exactly, you'll be tested on:

  • The name of the father of scientific management
  • A space where people learn about interpersonal relations and group dynamics among other things
  • McGregor's management theories
  • Examples of different motivation types
  • A main challenge to organizational behavior practice and theory

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related organizational behavior theory lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding McGregor's management theories and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding motivation types

Additional Learning

By reading Organizational Behavior Theory in Business, our corresponding lesson, you'll be exposed to more information beyond this quiz/worksheet's content. The lesson will cover:

  • The history of the organizational behavior theory
  • Traits of the organizational behavior theory
  • A real-life illustration of the organizational behavior theory