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Organisational Behaviour

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Quiz 3 :

Attitudes and Job Satisfaction

Quiz 3 :

Attitudes and Job Satisfaction

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________ refers to evaluative statements or judgements concerning objects,people,or events.
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Which of the following does cognitive dissonance indicate between two or more attitudes or between behaviour and attitudes?
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D

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If attitudes and behaviour are inconsistent,individuals will most likely:
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Julie recently joined a youth centre as a counsellor who provides support services for teenage mothers.An important part of her job involves referring pregnant teenagers to abortion clinics,should they decide to take advantage of such services.This aspect of her work,however,conflicts with her religious beliefs.Her manager,Kyle,is aware of this and expects her to submit her resignation at any time,but Julie continues to carry out her duties in a sincere manner and shows no signs of quitting her job.Which of the following best explains this situation?
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The statement 'my pay is poor' reflects the ________ component of an attitude.
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Which of the following statements represents the cognitive component of attitude?
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The ________ component of an attitude refers to an intention to behave in a certain way towards someone or something.
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Brian runs a lawn-mowing business in the suburbs of Melbourne.He employs five workers,each of whom operates their own independent garden maintenance unit comprising of a utility truck in assorted lawn-mowing equipment. Martin has worked for Brian for seven years.Martin tells his wife how much he loves the autonomy of his job and his attitude to his work.Martin is expressing the ________ component.
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Any incompatibility between two or more attitudes or between behaviour and attitudes is termed:
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Julia owns a bakery in Melbourne.She has four employees who have unique positions: one works as a baker,one applies decorations to the cakes,one works at the counter helping customers,and one markets their catering business. Evie has worked at the counter for six months.She complains to the other workers that she works harder for the amount of income she receives.In this attitude to her work,Evie is expressing the ________ component.
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Mrs Jonas believes strongly that everyone has an obligation to protect the environment.Mrs Jonas works for a pig farm in the Hunter Valley and has just discovered that pig waste is being released into the river. Mrs Jonas comes to you for an explanation of why she is uncomfortable.To explain,you would probably use the theory of:
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Jan is a security officer.Jan believes that it is important to know exactly who is in the office at any given time.She notices that some employees do not sign out of the office when they have lunch,which makes it impossible to keep track of who is actually in the office.Jan becomes frustrated with those employees.She makes note of them and reports them to their supervisors. Which of the following options describes the order in which Jan experienced the three components of attitude?
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Which of the following is NOT an attitude that is considered in the study of organisational behaviour?
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The ________ component of an attitude reflects the belief in the way things are.
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Which of the following is NOT a moderating variable in the relationship between attitudes and behaviours?
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Mrs Jonas believes strongly that everyone has an obligation to protect the environment.Mrs Jonas works for a pig farm in the Hunter Valley and has just discovered that pig waste is being released into the river. Mrs Jonas is experiencing:
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Mrs Jonas believes strongly that everyone has an obligation to protect the environment.Mrs Jonas works for a pig farm in the Hunter Valley and has just discovered that pig waste is being released into the river. Mrs Jonas can be expected to relieve the discomfort she is experiencing by:
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The emotional or feeling segment of an attitude is known as the ________ component.
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The statement,'A person who eats meat and then fights for animal rights demonstrates double standards' is an evaluative statement.Such an opinion constitutes the ________ component of an attitude.
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Sonia works as a lab research assistant at Frost Labs,which conducts trials for cosmetic products such as sprays,dyes,ointments,soaps,and the like.She joined the firm straight after university and has been working there for two years. Which of the following,if true,would most strengthen the argument that Sonia is experiencing cognitive dissonance?
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