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  1. What are Attitudes?
    Evaluative statements, either favorable or unfavorable, concerning objects, people, or events
  2. True or False:
    "My pay is low" is an affective component of Attitude?
    • False:
    • "My Pay is low" is a Cognitive Component of Attitude.  A description or belief in the way things are.
  3. True or False:
    "I'm angry over how little I'm paid" is a Behavior Component of Attitude.
    • False:
    • "I'm angry over how little I'm paid" is an affective component of attitude.  Affective component displays emotion.
  4. True or False:
    "I'm going to look for another job that pays better" is a Behavioral Component of Attitude.
    • True:
    • Behavioral Component of an attitude describes an intention to behave in a certain way.
  5. Multiple Choice:
    This measures the positive feelings about a job.
    A)Job Satisfaction
    B)Organizational Commitment
    C)Job Involvement
    A)Job Satisfaction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Multiple Choice:
    This measures the degree to which people identify psycologically with thier job and their perceived performance level importance to self-worth.
    A)Job Satisfaction.
    B)Organizational Commitment
    C)Job Involvment
    C)Job Involvment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Multiple Choice:
    This measures how well an employee identifies with a particular organization and its goals and wishes to remain a member.
    A)Job Satisfaction
    B)Organizational Commitment
    C)Job Involvement
    B) Organizational Commitment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Psycological Empowerment is:
    A)an emotional attachment to the organization and a belief in its values, 17 Affective component, the emotional or feeling component of an attitude,
    B)The degree to which an employee identifies with a particular organization and its goals and wishes to maintain membership in the organization,
    C) employees’ belief in the degree to which they affect their work environments, their competence, the meaningfulness of their jobs, and the perceived autonomy in their work.
    • C)employees’ belief in the degree to which they affect their work environments, their competence, the meaningfulness of their jobs, and the perceived autonomy in their work.
    • This is closely related to Job Involvement.
  9. An emotional Attachment to the organization and a belief in its values is 
    A)Affective Commitment
    B)Normative Commitment
    C)Continuance Commitment
    A)AffectiveCommitment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. The perceived economic value of remaining with an organization is what?
    A)Normative Commitment
    B)Affective Commitment
    C)Continuance Commitment
    C)Continuance Commitment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. An obligation to remain with the organization for moralor ethical reason is what?
    A)Normative Commitment
    B)Affective Commitment
    C)Continuance Commitment
    A)Normative Commitment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. True or False: A negative relationship appears to exist between organizational commitment and job productivity.
    • False:
    • A positive relationship exists..
  13. True or False: A Negative relationship exists between organizational commitment and both absenteeism and turnover.
    True:
  14. This commitment is closely related to lower intention to quit but an increased tendency to be absent or have lower job performance.
    A)Affective Commitment
    B)Continuance Commitment
    C)Normative Commitment
    • B) Continuance Commitment
    • This is because an employee is tethered to an organization because nothing better is availiable.
  15. _______ is the degree to which employees believe the organization values their contribution and care for their well being.
    A)Employee engagement
    B)Perceived organizational support
    C)Organizational commitment
    B)Perceived organizational support
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. An individuals involvement, satisfaction, and enthusiasm for the work that he/she does is?
    A)Perceived organizational support
    B)Organizational commitment
    C)Employee engagement
    C)Employee Engagement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. True or False:
    There a large coorelation between job involvment, job satisfaction, perceived organizational support, and organizational commitment?
    True.
  18. What two approaches to measuring job satisfaction are popular?
    • 1. Single global rating response to one question.
    • 2. Summation of job facets.
  19. True or False:
    The most accurate measurment of Job satisfaction is summation of job facets (sum of job factors)
    • False:
    • Simple one question is actually most effective.
  20. True or False:
    Most Americans are satisfied with their jobs.
    True:
  21. True or False:
    Americans are satisfied with their pay and promotion opportunities.
    False:
  22. True or False:
    The more you get paid, the more satisfied you are with your job
    • False.
    • After about $40,000 there is little coorelation.
  23. True or False:
    Positive core self evaluations (believe in thier inner worth and competence) has no coorelation with job satisfaction.
    False:
  24. This response directs behavior towards leaving the organization, including looking for a new job.
    A)Exit
    B)Voice
    C)Loyalty
    D)Neglect
    A)Exit
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. This response includes actively attempting to improve conditions.  (Suggesting improvements, Union activity,ect)
    A)Exit
    B)Voice
    C)Neglect
    D)Loyalty
    B)Voice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. This response means passively but optimistically waiting for conditions to improve.
    A)Loyalty
    B)Exit
    C)Voice
    D)Neglect
    A)Loyalty
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. This response passively allows conditions to worsen and reduced effort
    A)Exit
    B)Voice
    C)Neglect
    D)Loyalty
    C)Neglect
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. True or False:
    There is a very strong relationship between job satisfaction and absenteeism
    • False.
    • Relationship is moderate to weak.

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