Organizational Behaviour Study Set 2

Business

Quiz 5 :

Theories of Work Motivation

Quiz 5 :

Theories of Work Motivation

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Effort, persistence, and direction are basic components of
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Al told his friends that "the job makes me feel good about myself.I feel a real sense of accomplishment at the end of the day." Al is probably
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Which of the following is most likely to stimulate intrinsic motivation?
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The strength of a person's work-related behaviour is also known as persistence the person exhibits on the job.
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Motivation is the number one problem facing many organizations.
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Employees can be motivated by goals that are contrary to the objectives of the organization.
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According to the text, which of the following is NOT a basic characteristic or component of motivation?
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Effort and persistence mainly refer to the ________ of work an individual produces.
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People's motivation is often affected by how they see others being treated.
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You have two co-workers who you like to work with because they are hard workers.Sal says he works hard because of the pay and benefits.Trisha says she works hard because the job gives her feelings of achievement and accomplishment.What can you say about your two co-workers?
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People's motivation is often affected by how they see others being ________.
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"An interesting job that pays well" suggests that the job
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Effort and goals refer mainly to the quantity of work an individual produces.
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Which characteristics of motivation refer mainly to the quantity of work an individual produces?
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The text defines ________ as the extent to which persistent effort is directed towards a goal.
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Which of the following statements about motivation and performance is FALSE?
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What is motivation and what are its basic characteristics?
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________ and persistence mainly refer to the quantity of work an individual produces.
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When we speak of a person being motivated, we usually mean that the person
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Some researchers have argued that intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are incompatible.By this, they mean that
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