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Quiz 5 :

Motivation: Concepts and Theoretical Perspectives

Quiz 5 :

Motivation: Concepts and Theoretical Perspectives

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Deandra has a very healthy social life. She spends her days volunteering at her kid's school, working out, and taking care of her family. She feels good about herself, enjoys her life, and feels that she is respected in her community. This excerpt of Deandra's life falls into what level of Maslow's hierarchy of needs?
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What are the two categories of need motivation theories?
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Tracy wants to be a great public speaker. However, he is not making much progress toward this goal. Tracy knows what he needs to read and watch in order to learn how to be a great speaker, and is willing to work toward this goal over a period of years, but is not willing each day to watch good speakers on YouTube, practice writing his own speeches, and give frequent practice talks. According to this scenario, what element of motivation is Tracy missing?
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The motivation process is shaped by ______.
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Which popular needs theory is defined as a pyramid of five levels of individual needs with physiological needs at the bottom and self-actualization needs at the top?
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Liz has a dream to be an accomplished piano player. However, something is impeding her progress toward this goal. Liz works hard when she sits down at the piano, and she knows exactly what and how to practice the piano. The problem seems to be she does not practice consistently, and weeks go by between times when she tries to practice. She only practices when she feels like it. According to this scenario, what element of motivation is Liz missing?
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After college, Jones spent his 20s pursuing career goals. He worked long hours to advance quickly. He drives a nice car, owns a house in a nice neighborhood, and is able to afford luxurious vacations. As he turns 30, Jones recognizes that he needs to allow himself time to relax, meet new friends, and potentially meet someone to marry. As Jones turns 30, he is attempting to fulfill what level of Maslow's hierarchy of needs?
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What term below is defined as forces from within individuals that stimulate and drive them to achieve goals?
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Kenneth wants to be a master chess player. However, something is impeding his progress toward this goal. Kenneth works hard when he sits down to practice at the chessboard, and is willing to practice for months or years, however long it takes to become a master chess player. The problem seems to be he does not really know what and how to practice to achieve his goal. According to this scenario, what element of motivation is Kenneth missing?
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Which category describes the cognitive processes through which needs are translated into behavior?
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Which of the following accurately lists the three elements of the motivation process?
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Which step in Maslow's hierarchy of needs includes friends and family?
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Which theory below is considered a process theory?
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Which theory listed below is considered a content theory?
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What element of the motivation process is explained by intending to work for some period of time to achieve objectives?
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Which categories listed below explain why people have different needs at different times and how these needs motivate behavior?
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Jack signed up to run a marathon even though he had never run such a distance in his life. For of the next 6 months he methodically applied himself to training. He woke up at 5:00 a.m. every morning and ran at least 6 miles. On the weekends, he went on longer runs of anywhere between 10 and 18 miles. He also changed his diet to include healthier options. Race day came and he completed the marathon despite record heat and strong head winds. Jack's accomplishment best illustrates which organizational behavior concept?
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What element of the motivation process is explained by being willing to keep going even when things are not going as expected?
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Which needs theory is based on the belief that successfully accomplishing the lower-level needs leads to the achievement of higher-level needs, such as gaining confidence, self-esteem, and finally self-actualization?
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Ryland is at the pinnacle of his career. He has always worked to increase diversity within the institutions that he worked, and last year his effort was recognized by naming him Vice President of Institutional Diversity. In this role, he exceeded goals set for recruitment and retention and leaders at all levels of the organization praised his efforts. Still, next year he hopes to achieve even higher goals. Ryland is operating at what level of Maslow's hierarchy of needs?
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