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MGMT 2110 Mid-term Review

Prof. Christy Zhou Koval Spring 2017

Reminder

  • Peer evaluation open until March 13 6pm

    • Honesty + fairness

    • You will only see the aggregate evaluation from your teammates

  • Teaching evaluation open until March 13 6pm

  • Reminder

    • Research participation:

    Course Requirements

    20%
    20%

    Midterm exam Final exam Group project Class participation Research participation

    30%

    30%

    14%

    6%

    Total

    100%

    Mid-term Exam

    • Time: Monday, March 13, 7:30-9:30pm

    • Location: LTJ

    • 70 multiple-choice questions

    • Materials covered: Lectures, in-class videos, exercises, and discussions

    • Textbook provides supplementary information

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    Types of Questions

    • Concept/definition Qs

    • Applied Qs

    Example Question #1

    Which of the following best defines organizational behavior?

    • A) It involves the study of groups of people coming together for collective bargaining.

    • B) It involves the study of what people do in a company and how it affects the company's output.

    • C) It involves analyzing different people in an industry with independent profit-centered motives.

    • D) It involves developing exclusively the knowledge of managers and senior-level employees.

    • E) It is a field which is not influenced by factors in the external world.

    Example Question #2

    refers to the heterogeneity of organizations in terms

    ________ of gender, age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and

    inclusion of other diverse groups.

    • A) Workforce associability

    • B) Workforce diversity

    • C) Cultural similarity

    • D) Organizational congruity

    • E) Operational homogeneity

    Example Question #3

    refers to evaluative statements or judgments concerning objects, people, or events.

    ________

    • A) Attitude

    • B) Behavior

    • C) Appearance

    • D) Demeanor

    • E) Performance

    Example Question #4

    When two people witness something at the same time and in the same situation yet interpret it differently, factors that operate to shape their perceptions reside in the ________.

    • A) perceivers

    • B) target

    • C) timing

    • D) context

    • E) situation

    Example Question #5

    Anna Jonas owns a manufacturing firm in Indonesia and strongly believes that it is important that workers' rights be respected. However, because of the recent economic meltdown, she makes the management pay workers a wage which is below ethical standards. In addition, the working conditions are below standards because of low investment in safety equipment. She knows her actions are unethical but continues to do so to avoid major losses. Jonas is most likely to be experiencing ________.

    • A) cognitive dissonance

    • B) emotional contagion

    • C) ethical evasion

    • D) self-concordance

    • E) positivity offset

    Example Question #6

    Henry Hutchins is discontent with his job but believes that his supervisor is a good man who will do whatever is necessary to reduce his dissatisfaction with the job. He has decided to just wait and give his supervisor some time until conditions improve. Henry's response to this problem is termed as ________.

    • A) exit

    • B) voice

    • C) loyalty

    • D) neglect

    • E) ratification

    Example Question #7

    • Esther Lugo has gone for an interview at an advertising firm in Manhattan and has been asked to complete a self-report survey to help interviewers understand if she is the right candidate for the job. From the interview, they have found that she is extroverted, empathic, and cooperative in nature, which are key characteristics needed for the job. These characteristics about Lugo indicate her ________.

    • A) talent

    • B) skill

    • C) motivation

    • D) ability

    • E) personality

    Today’s Format

    • Group discussion

    • Q&A