Quiz #1: Organizational Behavior and Diversity

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Which of the following is NOT one of the 4 primary management functions?
A. Staffing
B. Leading
C. Planning
D. Controlling
E. Organizing

A. Staffing

What are the three primary behavior determinants of organizational behavior?
A. Individuals, Groups, and Job Satisfaction
B. Individuals, Groups, and Structure
C. Individuals, Profit Structure, and Job Satisfaction
D. Groups, Structure, and Profit Structure
E. Profit Structure, Organizational Complexity, Job Satisfaction

B. Individuals, Groups, and Structure

Organizational behavior is constructed from all of the following disciplines EXCEPT ____.
A. Psychology
B. Physics
C. Anthropology
D. Sociology
E. Social Psychology

B. Physics

The six key dependent variables relevant to OB on the contingency model to help explain the complexities of organizational behavior are ____________.
A. Productivity, absence, turnover, deviant workplace behavior, citizenship, and satisfaction
B. Decision making, stress, citizenship, conflict, teams, and politics
C. Human resources, turnover, structure, culture, leadership, and trust
D. Input, values, emotions, perception, attitude, and decision-making
E. Biography, personality, emotions, perception, motivation, and ability

A. Productivity, absence, turnover, deviant workplace behavior, citizenship, and satisfaction

Which of the following is NOT a reason why OB is extremely relevant today?
A. A diverse workforce
B. An aging workforce
C. Global warming
D. Globalization
E. Changing employee practices

C. Global warming

6. Age, race, gender, ethnicity,
religion, and disability status are examples of _____.
A. Deep-level diversity
B. Personality Traits
C. Stereotype and assumptions
D. Surface-level diversity
E. Shared values and preferences.

D. Surface-level diversity

7. Studies indicate that which of the following tends to decrease with increased tenure?
A. Productivity
B. Job satisfaction
C. Absenteeism
D. Raises and promotion
E. Efficiency

C. Absenteeism

8. Research shows that unfair discrimination can lead to serious consequences for employers, such as ________.
A. Increased Productivity
B. High turnover
C. Reduced benefits
D. Decreased profit margins
E. Market Lows

B. High Turnover

9. What did the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) require employers to do?
A. Allow lower performance expectations for disabled individuals
B. Provide sensitivity training about disabled individuals
C. Make the workplace accessible to disabled individuals
D. Include mental illness in health insurance policies
E. Comprise 2% of the workforce with disabled individuals

C. Make the workplace accessible to disabled individuals

10. Which of the following is NOT a method to ensure a successful, diverse workforce?
A. Establishing a well-defined protocol for assessing applicants
B. Focusing on the productive potential of recruits
C. Valuing fairness and objectivity in the selection of employees
D. Prioritizing non-discrimination policies in the organization
E. Focusing on the demographic characteristics of applicants

E. Focusing on the demographic characteristics of applicants.

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