Psychology of Work, Business and Organisations

(T1) The 'War for Talent' is a phrase that expresses:
How an organisation's success is based on it's ability to attract, develop and retain talented employees
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(T1) Competency frameworks should:
Include competencies with clear behaviour indicators
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(T1) What is considered to be the foundation of selection?
Job analysis
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(T1) What does KSAO usually stand for when analysing job roles?
Knowledge, Skills, ability and other characteristics
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(T1) Selection processes should take into account methods that are:
Valid, Fair and Reliable
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(T1) BARS are " " rating scales that assess behaviour.
Anchored
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(T1) Job interviews are the most effective in predicting job performance when they are:
Structured
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(T1) Organisations are most likely to us these selection methods:
References, psychometrics, interviews
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(T4) Hackman and Oldham's core job dimensions include
Feedback, skill variety and task significance
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(T4) Which of the following is NOT true of intrinsic rewards?
They were first described and understood by behaviourist studies
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(T4) Which of the following theorists developed a theory specifically for work motivation?
Herzberg
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(T4) Which of the following personality traits is associated with higher performance motivation?
Conscientiousness
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(T4) Which of the following is NOT one of McClellands needs?
Need for Esteem
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(T4) Self-efficacy is an important part of goal setting theory because
It affects how committed we are to the goals
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(T4) Which of the following is NOT a component of Vroom's expectancy theory?
Valence
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(T4) Locke & Lathman are best known for which approach to motivation?
Goal setting theory
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(T7) According to Kotter (2001), good leadership is about coping with " ", while good management is about coping with " ".
Charge and Complexity
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(T7) The Ohio and Michigan studies identified two dimensions of leader behaviour, which together can broadly be labelled
People orientation and Task orientation
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(T7) In Fielder's contingency theory of leadership, there are three variables in the leader's situation that need to be assessed. Which of the following is NOT one of these variables?
Position power
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(T7) Passive management by exception is
A form of transactional leadership
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(T7) The GLOBE project identified some leader attributed that were endorsed positively in most cultures these were
Team Orientated & Charasmatic
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(T7) According to Social Identity Theory perspective on leadership, which of the following is a key dimension for effective leadership:
Leadership prototypicality
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(T7) According to Walumbwa, the four key components of the "Authentic Leadership" include:
Self-awareness and Balanced Processing
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(T7) According to Implicit Leadership Theory, which of the following are sources of prejudice
A & C = Leadership is associated as more stereotypical of men than women and Women displaying leadership behaviours are evaluated less favourably than men
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(T8) Gersick's punctuated equilibrium model of change considers three main components. Which of these is not one of them?
Status Quo
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(T8) The first two steps in Kotter's change model are
Establish a sense of urgency, create a guiding coalition
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(T8) Action research was developed by Lewis as
A way for the practitioner to implement change
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(T8) Which of the following is NOT one of the four factors in Oreg's Resistance to Change measure?
Distrust
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(T8) Psychosocial transition theory is a way of understanding
Our psychological reactions to change
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(T8) In terms of organisational culture, what name does Schien's give to the visible organisational structures and processes as manifestos of culture
Artefacts
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(T8) Which of the following is NOT a dimension of Hostede's model of national culture?
Future thinking
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(T8) The GLOBE study of cultural influences at work focused on which elements of organisations?
Leadership
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