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This set of Organisational Behaviour Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Organisational Behaviour Set 4

Q1 | What sort of goals does Management By Objectives (MBO) emphasize?
  • tangible, verifiable and measurable
  • achievable, controllable and profitable
  • challenging, emotional and constructive
  • hierarchical, attainable and effective
Q2 | Today’s managers understand that the success of any effort at improving quality and productivitymust include _____.
  • quality management programs
  • customer service improvements
  • employee's participation
  • manufacturing simplification
Q3 | Which of the following would be least likely to pose a barrier to cross-cultural communications?
  • tone difference
  • word connotations
  • political correctness
  • differences among perceptions
Q4 | Which of the following theory is proposed by Clayton Alderfer?
  • theory x and theory y
  • hierarchy of needs
  • erg theory
  • theory
Q5 | Concept of MBO was introduced by:
  • peter. f.drucker
  • mary parker
  • henry fayol
  • philip kotler
Q6 | Mr. Sunil’s one-day salary was deducted because of his uninformed leave, as he was already warned about this behaviour. It is an example of which method of shaping behaviours?
  • reinforcement
  • positive reinforcement
  • punishment
  • negative reinforcement
Q7 | While managing political behaviours in organization, the manager requires discouraging:
  • negotiation
  • relationships
  • self interest
  • dialogue
Q8 | People with which type of personality trait commonly make poor decisions because they makethem too fast?
  • type as
  • type bs
  • self-monitors
  • extroverts
Q9 | Which of the following is an environmental force that shapes personality?
  • gender
  • height
  • experience
  • brain size
Q10 | Factors other than satisfaction that impact one’s decision to leave a current job include all of thefollowing EXCEPT:
  • labour market conditions
  • length of tenure with the organization
  • organizational citizenship behavior
  • expectations about alternative job opportunities
Q11 | Praveen is dissatisfied with his job but believes that his supervisor is a good man who will do the right thing. Praveen has decided that if he just waits, conditions will improve. Praveen’s approach tothis problem is termed as:
  • exit
  • voice
  • loyalty
  • neglect
Q12 | Which of the following leadership behaviours are identified by the path-goal theory?
  • supportive, employee-oriented, laissez-faire and participative
  • achievement-oriented, supportive, humanistic, and directive
  • participative, achievement-oriented, directive, and supportive
  • directive, participative, supportive, and laissez-faire
Q13 | Which of the following is not a trait dimension in Big 5 personality trait?
  • extroversion
  • agreeableness
  • ego
  • culture
Q14 | In which stage of the conflict process does conflict become visible?
  • illumination
  • intentions
  • behaviour
  • cognition
Q15 | Which dimension of Big 5 personality traits represents artistically sensitive, refined etc.
  • culture
  • emotional stability
  • conscientiousness
  • extroversion
Q16 | ____________ refers to the network of personal and social relations that is developedspontaneously between people associated with each other.
  • formal organization
  • informal organization
  • business organization
  • government organization
Q17 | The cognitive process through which an individual selects, organizes but misinterpretsenvironmental stimuli is known as_________
  • perception
  • projection
  • selective perception
  • mis-perception
Q18 | The more consistent behaviour, the more the observer is inclined to ___.
  • attribute it to interpretation
  • attribute it to internal causes
  • attribute it to consensus
  • attribute it to external causes
Q19 | Which of the following is one of the relationships proposed in expectancy theory?
  • reward-satisfaction relationship
  • satisfaction-performance relationship
  • rewards-personal goals relationship
  • effort-satisfaction relationship
Q20 | In Maslow’s hierarchy needs which of the following pair of needs is ranked as” lower order needs”?
  • physiological and safety needs
  • physiological and social need
  • self actualization and safety needs
  • social and esteem needs
Q21 | Maslow grouped the five needs into two categories
  • higher-order needs and lower-order needs.
  • supreme needs and local needs
  • self needs and others needs
  • luxurious needs and comfort needs
Q22 | If everyone who is faced with a similar situation responds in the same way, attribution theorystates that the behaviour shows _____.
  • consensus
  • similarity
  • reliability
  • consistency
Q23 | Your boss never gives you the benefit of the doubt. When you were late back from lunch, heassumed that you had simply taken too much time. He never considered that the elevators were out and you had to walk up 10 flights of stairs. Your boss is guilty of _____.
  • self-serving bias
  • selective perception
  • fundamental attribution error
  • inconsistency
Q24 | Mr.Sajeev rated Mr. Rajiv high in his job evaluation because both belong to same area andgraduated from the same University. It is an example of:
  • central tendency
  • halo effect
  • similar-to-me effect
  • misperception
Q25 | All the following are dimensions of Intellectual ability EXCEPT:
  • inductive reasoning
  • dynamic strength
  • deductive reasoning
  • number aptitude