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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points Job performance is largely

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Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points

Job performance is largely a function of:
A. motivation and emotions.
B. emotions and ability.
C. ability and expectations.
D. motivation and ability.
Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points

The belief that exerting a high level of effort will result in the successful performance of some task is known as:
A. instrumentality.
B. valence.
C. equity.
D. expectancy.
Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points

Kelly believes that if she successfully earns her MBA, she will be promoted to a midlevel executive manager position. She is therefore motivated to earn an MBA because of:
A. past accomplishments.
B. vicarious experiences.
C. verbal persuasion.
D. instrumentality.
Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points

The cognitive groupings of outcomes that are viewed as having critical psychological or physiological consequences are known as:
A. instrumentality.
B. valence.
C. equity.
D. needs.
Question 5 of 20 5.0 Points

Motivation that is controlled by some contingency that depends on task performance is known as __________ motivation.
A. control
B. extrinsic
C. intrinsic
D. expectant
Question 6 of 20 5.0 Points

Concepts like difficulty and specificity are key aspects of which of the following theories?
A. Equity
B. Extrinsic
C. Expectancy
D. Goal setting
Question 7 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following refers to the learning plans and problem-solving approaches used to achieve successful performance?
A. Expectancy
B. Emotional cues
C. Vicarious experiences
D. Task strategies
Question 8 of 20 5.0 Points

In equity theory, rethinking your inputs to restore mental balance without altering your behavior in any way is known as:
A. equity distress.
B. instrumentality.
C. cognitive distortion.
D. internal comparisons.
Question 9 of 20 5.0 Points

April delegates work tasks to her employees rather than micromanaging them and she trusts her employees to come up with their own approach to certain tasks. April is attempting to instill a sense of __________ in her employees.
A. meaningfulness
B. self-determination
C. competence
D. expectancy
Question 10 of 20 5.0 Points

Equity has a __________ effect on organizational commitment.
A. strong positive
B. weak positive
C. moderate negative
D. moderate positive
Question 11 of 20 5.0 Points

__________ refers to the process of generating and choosing from a set of alternatives to solve a problem.
A. Decision making
B. Intuition
C. Learning
D. Heuristics
Question 12 of 20 5.0 Points

The knowledge that employees can typically learn only through experience is called __________ knowledge.
A. consensus-based
B. tacit
C. explicit
D. book-based
Question 13 of 20 5.0 Points

Which of the following is a characteristic of explicit knowledge?
A. Highly personal in nature
B. Sometimes holders do not even recognize that they possess
C. Typically job-and/or situation-specific
D. Always conscious and accessible information
Question 14 of 20 5.0 Points

__________ occurs when an unwanted outcome is removed following a desired behavior.
A. Heuristics
B. Negative reinforcement
C. Punishment
D. Extinction
Question 15 of 20 5.0 Points

Which theory argues that people in organizations have the ability to learn through the observations of others?
A. Social learning theory
B. Decision making theory
C. Bounded rationality theory
D. Social identity theory
Question 16 of 20 5.0 Points

__________ are groups of employees who work together and learn from one another by collaborating over an extended period of time.
A. Heuristics developers
B. Communities of practice
C. Control moderators
D. Social information systems
Question 17 of 20 5.0 Points

Chris has consistently tried to demonstrate his ability so that his colleagues will not think poorly of him. Chris appears to have a(n):
A. projection bias.
B. availability bias.
C. performance-prove orientation.
D. performance-avoid orientation.

A new, complex, and not recognized situation calls for:
A. performance-avoid orientation.
B. programmed decisions.
C. performance-prove orientation.
D. nonprogrammed decisions.
Question 19 of 20 5.0 Points

__________ results when decision makers select the first acceptable alternative considered.
A. Heuristics
B. Communities of practice
C. Rational decision making
D. Satisficing

Question 20 of 20 5.0 Points
Bounded rationality says that we are likely to:
A. select the first alternative that minimizes value.
B. evaluate all the alternatives simultaneously.
C. use accurate information to evaluate alternatives.
D. pick the alternative that maximizes value.
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