Psychology Study Set 22

Psychology

Quiz 13 :

Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Quiz 13 :

Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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Which term describes a form of informal training in which an experienced employee guides the work of a new employee?
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What did the researchers, who identified the Hawthorne effect, see as evidence that employee performance was influenced by something other than the physical work conditions?
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The notion that workers tend to show an increase in performance when they know that they are being observed is called the ________ effect.
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In job specification, what does the acronym KSA stand for?
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average American work spends approximately ________ hours working each week.
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Diana is assessing applicants for a pilot job at a regional airfield. She wrote the description of the ideal candidate, and now she is reviewing the personality profiles of the applicants to screen those who do not fit the profile. Diana is working in the specialty area of industrial-organizational psychology called ________ psychology.
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Which of the following exemplifies an advertisement that would reflect a task-oriented approach to job analysis?
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According to research, what kind of job interview is most successful at predicting a candidate's later successful job performance?
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What is the most common reason for invoking a bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ) as a defense against an employer accused of discrimination?
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An organizational psychologist studies such topics as ________.
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Dr. Smyth conducts research that examines how stress, disease, and disorders can impact individuals in the workplace. She is working in the area of ________ psychology.
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Which individual was one of the first psychologists to apply the science of the field to advertising, management, and personnel selection?
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Which choice is the best definition of a performance appraisal?
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Which of the following exemplifies a worker-oriented approach to job analysis?
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Industrial-organizational psychology is a branch of psychology that studies ________.
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Which of the following is true regarding the accuracy and reliability of a job analysis?
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Which concept describes traits that are fundamental to one's personal identity (e.g., skin color and hair texture) that an employer cannot use to discriminate in hiring job applicants?
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Several influential early psychologists studied issues that today would be categorized as industrial psychology. These individuals included James Cattell, Hugo Münsterberg, and Walter Dill Scott, who were all students of ________.
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Which important legislation protected employees against discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin?
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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is responsible for ________.
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