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Ap/Adms2400 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour York University

Organziational Behaviour, 7ce
Chapter 1: What Is Organizational Behaviour?
Chapter 1 What Is Organizational Behaviour?
1.1 Multiple-Choice Questions
1) Which of the following statements about organizational behaviour (OB) is FALSE?
A) OB is relevant only in employment situations.
B) OB can shed light on the interactions among family members.
C) OB can be used in community settings like children’s daycare centres.
D) OB can be applied to any organization in order to make it run more effectively.
E) OB focuses on 3 levels of behaviour that can occur in any organization.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 4,5
Skill: Recall
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1
2) Which of the following situations would likely receive the least benefit from studying
Organizational Behaviour(OB) techniques?
A) voluntary community groups
B) large family situations and interactions
C) post-secondary education student study groups
D) religious organizations
E) pre-teen paper routes
Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: 4,5
Skill: Recall
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1
3) A field of study that investigates the impact of individuals, groups, and structure on behaviour
within organizations is known as
A) psychology.
B) sociology.
C) social psychology.
D) anthropology.
E) organizational behaviour.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 4
Skill: Recall
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1
Organziational Behaviour, 7ce
Chapter 1: What Is Organizational Behaviour?
4) A consciously coordinated social unit composed of a group of people that function on a
relatively continuous basis to achieve a common set of goals is known as a(n)
A) work group.
B) team.
C) organization.
D) society.
E) task force.
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 4
Skill: Recall
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1
5) Which of the following topics is generally outside the field of OB?
A) therapy
B) absenteeism
C) employment turnover
D) productivity
E) job satisfaction
Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: 4
Skill: Recall
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1
6) Organizational behaviour is generally defined as a field of study that
A) investigates how organizations effectively face competition.
B) investigates the impact that individuals, groups, and structure have on behaviour within
organizations.
C) attempts to understand and solve problems regarding individual behaviour on and off the job.
D) seeks ways and means to match human effort with technology.
E) examines how the structure of different organizations contributes to, or inhibits, effective
communication.
Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: 4
Skill: Recall
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1
Organziational Behaviour, 7ce
Chapter 1: What Is Organizational Behaviour?
7) What are the three inputs to processes that OB is concerned with?
A) experience, goals and configuration
B) individual, group, and organizational structure
C) structure, social units and teams
D) group, structure and political
E) interpersonal, personal and group
Diff: 1 Type: MC Page Ref: 21
Skill: Recall
Topic: Organizational Behaviour Model
Objective: 7
8) Which of the following is NOT considered an organization?
A) church
B) university
C) military unit
D) all 45 year old adults in a community
E) municipal, provincial and federal government agencies
Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: 4
Skill: Recall
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1
9) A(n) ________ is a consciously coordinated social unit composed of two or more people that
functions on a relatively continuous basis to achieve a common goal or set of goals.
A) organization
B) unit
C) team
D) ethnic group
E) informal group
Diff: 2 Type: MC Page Ref: 4
Skill: Applied
Topic: Defining Organizational Behaviour
Objective: 1

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