Organisational Behavior

1. "______________ are social inventions for accomplishing goals through group efforts"

  1. Management
  2. Organization
  3. Leadership
  4. Behavior
Correct answer: (B)

2. Which organization theory can be understood by IF and THEN relationship

  1. System approach
  2. Contingency approach
  3. Process approach
  4. Scientific approach
Correct answer: (B)
Contingency approach

3. Which of the following is/are not job related source of stress

  1. Role ambiguity
  2. Role overload
  3. Ethical dilemmas
  4. Career concerns
Correct answer: (D)
Career concerns

4. Which of the following is NOT an important issue relating to goal-setting theory?

  1. Goal specificity
  2. Equity among workers
  3. Feedback
  4. Defining the goal
Correct answer: (B)
Equity among workers

5. Raju believes that men perform better in oral presentations than women. What shortcut has been used in this case?

  1. The halo effect
  2. The contrast effect
  3. Projection
  4. Stereotyping
Correct answer: (D)

6. Concept of MBO was introduced by:

  1. Peter. F.Drucker
  2. Mary Parker
  3. Henry Fayol
  4. Philip Kotler
Correct answer: (A)
Peter. F.Drucker

7. Which dimension of Big 5 personality traits represents artistically sensitive, refined etc.

  1. Culture
  2. Emotional stability
  3. Conscientiousness
  4. Extroversion
Correct answer: (A)

8. If everyone who is faced with a similar situation responds in the same way, attribution theory states that the behaviour shows ______________.

  1. Consensus
  2. Similarity
  3. Reliability
  4. Consistency
Correct answer: (A)

9. What term is used for the extent to which an individual displays different behaviours in different situations?

  1. continuity
  2. integrity
  3. flexibility
  4. distinctiveness
Correct answer: (D)

10. As a manager, one of James's duties is to present awards to outstanding employees within his department. Which Mintzberg managerial role is James acting in when he does this?

  1. leadership role
  2. liaison role
  3. monitor role
  4. figurehead role
Correct answer: (D)
figurehead role
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