Essay on Ob Testplan Attitudes

5906 Words Apr 2nd, 2013 24 Pages
Chapter 3 Values, Attitudes, and Job Satisfaction



1. ____ represent basic convictions that “a specific mode of conduct or end state of existence is personally or socially preferable to an opposite mode of conduct.” a. Values b. Attitudes c. Convictions d. Preferences
(a; Moderate; p. 63)

2. The content attribute states a value is: a. complete. b. important. c. a basic conviction. d. related to behavior.
(b; Moderate; p. 63)

3. When we rank an individual’s values in terms of his/her _____, we obtain the person’s value system. a. intensity b. content c. context d. social acceptance
(a; Moderate; p. 63)

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(b; Moderate; p. 68)

19. Which of the following is not one of Hofstede’s five dimensions of national culture? a. power distance b. language proficiency c. quantity of life vs. quality of life d. long-term orientation
(b; Challenging; pp. 68-69)

20. The measure of the extent to which people in a country accept the fact that power in institutions and organizations is distributed unequally is called: a. institutional distribution theory. b. collectivism. c. power distance. d. quantity of life.
(c; Moderate; p. 68)

21. Cultures that emphasize _____ value relationships and show sensitivity and concern for the welfare of others. a. quantity of life b. quality of life c. power distance d. collectivism
(b; Challenging; p. 68)

22. Capitalism, which values aggressiveness and acquisition of material goods, is consistent with Hofstede’s _____ characteristics. a. collectivism b. quality of life c. quantity of life d. hierarchical
(c; Challenging; p. 68)

23. If Hofstede’s study on national culture were to be updated, which of the following would most likely be true? a. China would now rank low on power distance. b. Mexico would have a stronger emphasis on collectivism. c. The United States would have a higher power distance. d. The United States would have shifted from an emphasis on quantity

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