1. Which of the following refers to bottom-line conclusions individuals have about their capabilities, competence, and worth as a person?
Core self-evaluation
  2. Adam Sears is an assembly-line employee with Swenson Motors. Though Adam is popular among his supervisors and colleagues, Adam experiences low morale and lack of motivation. He feels frustrated that his job is restricted to fixing nuts and bolts on the car parts. He fears that he has no chances of advancing in his career as he cannot completely assemble a car. Which of the following is true with regard to Adam?
Adam’s job has low task identity.
  3. Those with a ________ personality identify opportunities, show initiative, take action, and persevere until meaningful change occurs, compared to others who passively react to situations.
  4. Which of the following terms describes basic convictions that “a specific mode of conduct or end-state of existence is personally or socially preferable to an opposite mode of conduct”?
  5. Which of the following is an instrumental value according to the Rokeach value survey? 
Personal discipline
  6. The ________ pay plan has long been popular as a means of compensating production workers by paying a fixed sum for each unit of production completed.
  7. Which of the following is Theory X consistent with?
The autocratic style of managing people
  8. With reference to the Hofstede’s Framework for Assessing Cultures, ________ emphasizes a tight social framework in which people expect others in groups of which they are a part to look after them and protect them.
  9. Milton Rokeach created the Rokeach Value Survey (RVS) which consisted of two sets of values, namely ________ values and ________ values.

instrumental; terminal
  10. Alex was sent to Beijing to help local managers solve the problem of growing worker dissatisfaction at their manufacturing facility located in the city. As part of his visit,...