Question No: 18 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Two-factor theory suggests that dissatisfaction is caused by extrinsic factors. Which of the following is an example of such a factor?
► Working condition
Question No: 19 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
What continuum in the two-factor theory is made up of the hygiene factors?
► No dissatisfaction to dissatisfaction
► No dissatisfaction to satisfaction
► Satisfaction to no satisfaction
► Satisfaction to dissatisfaction
Question No: 20 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following is NOT a biographical characteristic?
Question No: 21 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following statements concerning tenure is NOT true?
► Tenure does not appear to be a good predictor of employee productivity
► Tenure and satisfaction are positively related
► Tenure is a good variable in explaining turnover
► Tenure and organizational investment are negatively related
Question No: 22 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
What does MBO provide for the individual employee?
► Specific performance objectives
► Precise job descriptions
► Clear direction and purpose
► Higher salaries
Question No: 23 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Who sets MBO objectives?
► The immediate supervisor
► The superior and subordinate
► The head of department
► The employees themselves
Question No: 24 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following are all forms of variable-pay programs?
Wage incentive plans, flextime, piece-rate
Piece-rate, wage incentive plans, gain sharing
Profit-sharing, lump-sum bonuses, extended vacations
Retirement benefits, extended vacations, flextime
Question No: 25 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following is one advantage of variable pay plans to management?
They turn fixed labor costs into variable labor costs
They turn low producers into high producers
They turn slow employees into fast employees
They turn high fixed costs into low fixed costs
Question No: 26 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following statements most accurately describes interest groups?
They are longer lasting than friendship groups
They are formed because of some common objective
They are governed by labor laws
They are likely to involve great social conflict
Question No: 27 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Teams typically outperform individuals when the tasks being completed ______________
Require multiple skills
All of the given options
Question No: 28 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Team members with good listening, feedback, and conflict resolution skills possess ______________.
Question No: 29 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following is one of the drawbacks of a small team?
Lack for diversity of views
Less chances of disagreement
Less difficult to assemble
Question No: 30 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Individual decisions are generally preferable to group decisions when which of the following is required?
Question No: 31 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The main difference between a leader and a manager is:
Managers seek change and leaders don't
Leaders are thought of as better people because they don't punish
Leaders are advocates for change, and managers for the status quo
Managers are concerned with people, and leaders with events
Question No: 32 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
Which of the following is a behavioral theory of leadership?
Ohio State studies and definitely University of Michigan.
Question No: 33 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
According to the Ohio State studies, the extent to which a leader’s behavior is directed toward getting the job done is called:
Question No: 34 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
A leader high in initiating structure would do which of the following?
Exhibit laissez-faire type of leadership
Maximize leader-member relations
Assign group members to particular tasks
Empower employees to make their own decisions
Question No: 35 ( Marks: 1 ) - Please choose one
The graphic portrayal of a two-dimensional view of leadership styles by Blake and Mouton is known as:
Least preferred co-worker scale