Attitudes And Job Satisfaction

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Question 1
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________ refers to evaluative statements or judgments concerning objects, people, or events.

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A

Attitude

B

Behavior

C

Appearance

D

Demeanor

E

Performance

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Question 2
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The statement, "A person who eats meat and then fights for animal rights demonstrates double standards" is an evaluative statement. Such an opinion constitutes the ________ component of an attitude.

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A

cognitive

B

affective

C

reflective

D

behavioral

E

reactive

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Question 3
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Which of the following statements represents the cognitive component of attitude?

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A

I have decided to inform my supervisor that I will be quitting my job.

B

I intend to work during the weekend to meet the month's deadline.

C

I feel upset about having to work during Christmas.

D

It is disappointing to know that I did not get a good evaluation.

E

This job is not giving me an opportunity to explore my skills.

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Question 4
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Abigail Jones is a sales executive at Orbit Bank in Brussels. She is the best performer on her team and often gets the highest number of corporate accounts for the company. However, she feels that she does not get sufficient credit for her hard work. During lunch, she says to her colleague, "I have been getting the largest accounts for the bank for the past eight months. Yet, my manager never acknowledges the kind of effort I put in to get these accounts." Which component of attitude is being demonstrated by Jones?

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A

positive component

B

cognitive component

C

affective component

D

behavioral component

E

reflective component

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Question 5
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Which of the following is an example of the affective component of an attitude?

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A

believing that one achieved all objectives of a project

B

relying on the information of a company's annual report

C

perceiving whistle-blowing as the right thing to do

D

feeling hurt at being unfairly accused of a wrongdoing

E

deciding to fire an employee because of underperformance

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Question 6
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Johanna Rouse feels disheartened because she was not selected for the campaign exchange program in Amsterdam. Which component of an attitude does Rouse's feeling represent?

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cognitive
B
affective
C
reflective
D
behavioral
E
reactive
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Question 7
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Janice Hartley works as a writer at a fashion magazine in New York. She was recently asked by her editor to write an article on "10 must-haves for the autumn season." Her editor has now sent back the article saying it is not interesting enough to hold the attention of the reader. Janice is upset and disappointed about the feedback. Which component of an attitude is represented in this scenario?

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A
positive component
B
cognitive component
C
affective component
D
behavioral component
E
evaluative component
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Question 8
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Kimberley Mayfield recently evaluated her subordinate's progress report. She now plans to inform her about the objectives she did not achieve and how she can perform better. By doing this, Mayfield will be demonstrating the ________ component of an attitude.

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cognitive
B
affective
C
reflective
D
behavioral
E
reactive
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Question 9
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Which of the following statements is an example of the behavioral component of an attitude?

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A
I have decided to apply for the position of a campaigner in the climate department.
B
I am thrilled to know that the human resource department is looking for a climate campaigner.
C
The position of a climate campaigner is challenging and interesting.
D
The position of a climate campaigner will allow me to explore my skills as a campaigner.
E
I think the position of a climate campaigner involves extensive travel.
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Question 10
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Sarah Mayer works as a security officer and is in charge of keeping track of who is in the office at any given time. She notices that some employees do not sign out of the office when they go out for meals, which makes it difficult to keep track of attendance of employees. Even though Mayer has repeatedly asked the employees to sign out, they have not followed her advice. She now decides to report the issue to her supervisor. Which of the following components of an attitude is being demonstrated by Mayer?

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A
affective
B
behavioral
C
positive
D
cognitive
E
knowledge
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Question 11
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Attitudes are favorable or unfavorable evaluative statements about objects, people, or events.

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False
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Question 12
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The three components of an attitude are cognition, affect, and behavior.

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Question 13
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The affective component of attitude is the emotional, or feeling, segment of an attitude.

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Question 14
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The cognitive component of an attitude describes an intention to behave in a certain way toward someone or something.

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Question 15
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What are the three components of an attitude?

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Question 16
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Why is it difficult to analyze the three components of an attitude separately? Provide a workplace example that demonstrates the three components.

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Question 17
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The theory of cognitive dissonance was proposed by ________ .

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Abraham Maslow
B
Leon Festinger
C
Geert Hofstede
D
Daryl Bem
E
Ivan Petrovich Pavlov
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Question 18
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Which of the following does cognitive dissonance indicate between two or more attitudes or between behavior and attitudes?

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congruity
B
tenacity
C
solidarity
D
consistency
E
incompatibility
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Question 19
Multiple Choice

Any incompatibility between two or more attitudes or between behavior and attitudes results in ________ .

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A
organizational dissonance
B
cognitive dissonance
C
attitudinal clarification
D
positivity offset
E
affective reactance
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Question 20
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Julie recently joined a youth center as a counselor who provides support services for teenage mothers. An important part of her job involves referring pregnant teenagers to abortion clinics, should they decide to avail of such services. This aspect of her work, however, conflicts with her religious beliefs. Her manager, Kyle, is aware of this and expects her to submit her resignation at any time, but Julie continues to carry out her duties in a sincere manner and shows no signs of quitting her job. Which of the following best explains this situation?

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A
Julie allows her professional life to be dictated by her religious ideals.
B
Julie refuses to acknowledge the hard truths of life.
C
Julie has accepted that people have the freedom of choice.
D
Julie is unable to empathize with the teenagers who visit the youth center.
E
Julie does not realize the importance of her work to society.
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