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Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in Business: Examples & Overview

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Self-fulfilling prophecies are most often caused by _____.

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1. Which of the following could be a self-fulfilling prophecy?

2. What was the primary cause of the California gas shortages in the early 1980s?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Want to test yourself on what you know about self-fulfilling prophecies in business? This quiz/worksheet will challenge you to answer questions about what a self-fulfilling prophecy is, examples of self-fulfilling prophecies, and the causes of self-fulfilling prophecy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who take this test can expect to answer questions about:

  • The definition and causes of self-fulfilling prophecies
  • Examples of self-fulfilling prophecies
  • California's gas shortage in the early 1980s

Skills Practiced

Students who take this quiz will be improving the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - pull the critical information from the related business lesson
  • Defining key concepts - define key phrases such as self-fulfilling prophecy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the causes of self-fulfilling prophecy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the impacts of self-fulfilling prophecies

Additional Learning

For those who want to know more about this topic, check out the related lesson Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in Business: Examples, Overview. It will help you meet these objectives:

  • Define self-fulfilling prophecies
  • Identify examples of self-fulfilling prophecies
  • Understand the causes and effects of self-fulfilling prophecies
  • Learn how to manage and stop self-fulfilling prophecies
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