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MGMT 3720: Exam 2 Study Guide

by: Sara Fry

MGMT 3720: Exam 2 Study Guide MGMT 3720

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This study guide contains 35 practice questions as well as some insider tips on what is most likely to be on the exam. Feel free to email me if you have any questions.
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Dr. James D. Powell
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Sara Fry on Saturday October 8, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to MGMT 3720 at University of North Texas taught by Dr. James D. Powell in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 43 views. For similar materials see Organizational Behavior in Business at University of North Texas.


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Date Created: 10/08/16
10/8/2016 MGMT 3720: Exam 2 Study Guide ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ Information Noted to be in the Exam/Spent Significant Time On During Lecture ➔ Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs ◆ Visual chart included in my Ch. 7 Lecture notes. ◆ Why are there different levels? ● Food = temporary motivation ● Self actualization = permanent motivation ➔ Intrinsic Rewards/Motivation→ motivation inside the job itself, not outside forces ◆ Know this!! ➔ McClelland’s Theory ◆ Best support ◆ Subconscious needs ◆ Easier for someone else to observe then to know about yourself ➔ Reinforcement Theory ◆ It’s not the size of the reward, it is who gets it and who doesn’t ◆ Recall the sucker reward system that someone used with their employees ● No budget for bigger rewards ● Gave employees cheap suckers, which they displayed proudly on their desks. ◆ Recognition is key. ● Unacknowledged good behavior → extinction of good behavior ◆ Reactions to Inequity ● Refer to your slides in chapter 7 ____________________________________________________________________________ Practice Questions These questions are created by me. I choose not to use multiple choice questions because open ended questions require more understanding of the material. 1. What is a personality? 2. How many Myers Briggs Personality types are there? 3. What four factors are considered for the Myers Briggs Personality indicator? 4. What is the Big Five Model and what are the “big five” qualities? 5. What is the Dark Triad? 6. What are values in your own words? 7. What is the Personality-Job fit theory? 8. What is Maslow’s hierarchy of needs? 9. If a manager wants their employee to be motivated short term, what sort of motivation should they use according to Maslow? 10. If a manager wants their employee to be motivated long term, what sort of motivation should they use according to Maslow? 11. What is the difference between intrinsic rewards and extrinsic rewards? 12. What is the reinforcement theory? 13. Why are rewards important? Is it the reward, or what is means? If so, what does it mean? 14. Why is McClelland’s theory most supported? 15. Pick 4 international values and explain what they are. 16. What are the three key elements of motivation? 17. What is self-actualization? 18. What are McClelland’s three simple needs? 19. What is the risk of goal-setting motivation? 20. What are the two kinds of goal-setting motivation? 21. What are the four sources of self-efficacy according to the Self Efficacy Theory? 22. What do employees do with they sense an inequity? What are their options? Which options are positive? Which are negative? 23. What is motivation? What does motivation lead to? 24. How do job satisfaction and motivation connect? 25. What are the various levels of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs? Define them and give examples. 26. What is Herzberg’s theory of motivation? 27. What criticism does Herzberg’s theory often receive? 28. What are the positives of Goal-Setting theory? 29. Define “job engagement.” 30. What is the expectancy theory and what 3 relationships are associated with it? 31. What is self-efficacy? 32. Explain which motivation theory you think would work best and why. 33. Why is recognition important for good behavior? 34. Pick one of the “three simple needs” from McClelland’s theory and explain how you’ve seen it in someone in their workplace. 35. Define all vocabulary terms provided in the textbook! - Most terms are in the slides. - Otherwise, just flip through and find the bolded text in your textbook. - I have chapter 5 vocab flashcards available h ​ ere​.


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