Organizational Behaviour Study Set 2

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Quiz 2 :

Personality and Learning

Quiz 2 :

Personality and Learning

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An important implication of the situational approach is that some personality characteristics are useful in certain organizational situations.
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According to ________ activation theory, traits lead to certain behaviours only when the situation makes the need for the trait salient.
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trait

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According to the ________ approach, organizational behaviour is a function of both dispositions and the situation.
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Personality characteristics influence people's behaviour when the situation calls for a particular personality characteristic.
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The ________ approach is the most widely accepted perspective within organizational behaviour.
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________ characteristics influence people's behaviour when the situation calls for a particular personality characteristic.
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If an organization decides to use personality tests in the hiring of employees in order to improve employee satisfaction and performance, what approach to organizational behaviour are they following?
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A relatively stable set of psychological characteristics that influences the way an individual interacts is referred to as ________.
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If an organization decides to change the characteristics of work tasks in order to improve employee satisfaction and performance, what approach to organizational behaviour are they following?
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Personality is the unstable set psychological characteristics that influences the way an individual interacts with the environment.
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Which of the following is the most widely accepted perspective within organizational behaviour?
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According to trait activation theory,
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Personality is a relatively new idea in organizational behaviour research.
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The idea that personality characteristics influence people's behaviour when the situation calls for a particular personality characteristic is known as
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According to the dispositional approach, individuals possess stable traits or characteristics that influence their attitudes and behaviours.
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According to trait activation theory, traits lead to certain personalities only when the situation makes the need for them salient.
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What is personality? Is it possible for an individual to have "no personality"? Explain.
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An individual's personality encompasses
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The dispositional approach is the most widely accepted perspective within organizational behaviour.
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Personality will have the most impact in which situation?
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