BUSI 240 Quiz 1

BUSI 240 Quiz 1 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. A computer maintenance company wants to capture the knowledge that employees carry around in their heads by creating a database where employees document their solutions to unusual maintenance problems. This practice tries to
  2. includes differences in the psychological characteristics of employees.
  3. Which organizational behavior perspective discusses inputs, outputs, and feedback?
  4. The topic of ethics is most closely associated with the ________ perspective.
  5. Organizational behavior knowledge is
  6. Which of these organizational behavior trends is corporate social responsibility most closely related to?
  7. As an owner and manager of Tricky Toys, Bob Baldwin has been fascinated by all the changes occurring and transforming the workplace. Bob is concerned about the important OB trends that he can understand and take advantage of in developing and positioning his company in the marketplace. Bob is considering the idea of implementing telecommuting in Tricky Toys. Which of the following is an advantage of telecommuting?
  8. What is the most common indicator of effective internal subsystems?
  9. Your roommate, Allison Albright, is a non-business major. When she discovered that you are taking a course in Organizational Behavior, she was thoroughly confused as to why one would need to study OB and what it entails. Based on what you have studied, can you help Allison obtain knowledge of organizational behavior? Allison thinks that organization is the same as an organism. However, in the field of organizational behavior, organizations are best described as
  10. Out of the generational groups discussed in the textbook, which group has the highest preference for leisure and the lowest value of social interaction?
  11. Organizations maintain a good environmental fit in all of the following ways except
  12. In the field of organizational behavior, organizations are described as
  13. One of the limitations of the individual rights principle is that
  14. Barney, a manager, is very conventional, resistant to change, habitual, and does not accept new ideas very easily. This implies that Barney has:
  15. Lawrence stole a clock from his workplace. Which of the following refers to Lawrence’s activity?
  16. Why do Americans vary in their values and personalities across regions?
  17. People with perceiving orientation are
  18. Most employees in the social services section of a government department have frequent interaction with people who are unemployed or face personal problems. Which of the following personality characteristics is best suited to employees working in these jobs?
  19. People with a high ________ value assertiveness, competitiveness, and materialism.
  20. Motivation affects a person’s ________ of voluntary behavior.
  21. People who have high moral sensitivity
  22. Which of the following is a domain in Schwartz’s model?
  23. Which of the following represents values that determine whether actions are right or wrong and outcomes are good or bad?
  24. Values directly motivate actions by
  25. is the ability to recognize the presence and determine the relative importance of an ethical issue.

Set 2

  1. Organizational behavior views organizations as:
  2. Mick works for a company as a financial analyst from home using information technology. He does not work in a traditional physical workplace. This trend is known as:
  3. Out of the generational groups discussed in the textbook, which group has the highest preference for leisure and the lowest value of social interaction?
  4. As part of the knowledge management process, experimentation is conducive to:
  5. According to the open systems view of organizations, _____ is (are) an input for organizations.
  6. Which of the following statements is true about human capital in an organization?
  7. Which of the following perspectives of organizational effectiveness argues that companies take their sustenance from the environment and, in turn, affect that environment through their outputs?
  8. The triple bottom line philosophy says that:
  9. Which of the following statements is true about organizational behavior?
  10. The open systems anchor of organizational behavior states that:
  11. cenario: Allison Albright
Your roommate, Allison Albright, is a non-business major. When she discovered that you are taking a course in Organizational Behavior, she was thoroughly confused as to why one would need to study OB and what it entails. Based on what you have studied, can you help Allison obtain knowledge of organizational behavior? To help Allison understand some preliminary information about OB, which of these statements about the field is true?
  12. In the field of organizational behavior, organizations are described as:
  13. characterizes people who are quiet, shy, and cautious.
  14. Scenario: Electronika International
Electronika International is a fast growing small company specializing in consumer electronics. Managers at Electronika International are exploring the idea of using the “Big Five” personality dimensions in hiring and improving work-related behaviors and job performance. Electronika managers should be aware that being good-natured, empathetic, caring, and courteous are characteristics of people with:
  15. is the relatively stable pattern of behaviors and consistent internal states that explain a person’s behavioral tendencies.
  16. Which of the following statements about cross-cultural values is true?
  17. Scenario: International Manufacturing & Trading
International Manufacturing & Trading (IMT) is a medium-sized U.S. company rapidly expanding in the Asian and Far East markets. The company has decided to open a manufacturing plant in Japan, Taiwan, and Malaysia. IMT will send key top managers from the U.S. office and will hire the lower-level managers and employees from the local markets. IMT managers realize that there will be some cultural differences but are unsure of what and how much. IMT managers should know that employees from cultures with a high power distance are more likely to:
  18. Senior executives at CyberForm must make a decision that will affect many people, and the decision may produce good or bad consequences for those affected. This decision:
  19. A problem with the utilitarian principle of ethical decision making is that:
  20. Travel Happy Corporation gives simple accounts to newly hired employees, and then adds more challenging accounts as employees master the simple tasks. This practice mainly:
  21. Which of the following refers to a person’s beliefs about what behaviors are appropriate or necessary in a particular situation?
  22. People who value their independence and personal uniqueness have:
  23. Jung’s psychological types are measured through the:
  24. Scenario: International Manufacturing & Trading
International Manufacturing & Trading (IMT) is a medium-sized U.S. company rapidly expanding in the Asian and Far East markets. The company has decided to open a manufacturing plant in Japan, Taiwan, and Malaysia. IMT will send key top managers from the U.S. office and will hire the lower-level managers and employees from the local markets. IMT managers realize that there will be some cultural differences but are unsure of what and how much. IMT managers should make themselves aware that people in Japan tend to have:
  25. The ability to recognize the presence and determine the relative importance of an ethical issue is known as:
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