Personality And Values

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Question 1
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Which of the following is true about how we speak of peoples' personalities?

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A

We tend to use the same small set of adjectives to describe how people act.

B

A recent survey revealed a succinct set of 112 adjectives to describe people they know.

C

We tend to use many adjectives to describe how people act and seem to think.

D

A recent survey revealed just 211 adjectives to describe people they know.

E

We tend to describe personality traits using approximately 55 adjectives.

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Question 2
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Which of the following is true about personality assessments used in organizations?

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A

Personality assessments are used by approximately 10 percent of all large U.S. companies.

B

Personality assessments have been decreasingly used in diverse organizational settings.

C

Personality assessments have been increasingly used in diverse organizational settings.

D

Personality assessments have become increasingly expensive and thus, have slightly lost favor.

E

Personality assessments are used by approximately 25 percent of all large U.S. companies.

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Question 3
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________ is the sum of ways in which an individual reacts to and interacts with others.

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A

Talent

B

Skill

C

Knowledge

D

Heredity

E

Personality

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Question 4
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Esther Lugo has gone for an interview at an advertising firm in Manhattan and has been asked to complete a self-report survey to help interviewers understand if she is the right candidate for the job. From the interview, they have found that she is extroverted, empathic, scrupulous, and cooperative in nature, which are key characteristics needed for the job. These characteristics about Lugo indicate her ________ .

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A

talent

B

skill

C

knowledge

D

genealogy

E

personality

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Question 5
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Multiple Choice

Which of the following is the most common means of measuring personality?

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A

in-depth interviews

B

self-report surveys

C

career portfolio

D

reference interviews

E

stress interviews

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Question 6
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Which of the following is a drawback of self-report surveys?

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A
They can hold only a limited number of questions.
B
They involve a large number of people in the evaluation process.
C
They may have biased results if the surveyor's judgment is biased.
D
They comprise a large number of complex statistical data.
E
They may result in the respondent rating themselves better to create a good impression.
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Question 7
Multiple Choice

In ________ , a co-worker or another observer does an independent assessment of personality.

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A
observer-ratings surveys
B
paid surveys
C
knowledge surveys
D
deviation surveys
E
cadastral surveys
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Question 8
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Tracy Winter works at a publishing firm in London and recently received an e-mail from the human resource department of her company asking her to study the behavior of a colleague, Cindy Camp, including her attention toward her work. Winter now needs to scrutinize Camp's behavior and notice if she is free from distractions and pays sufficient attention to her tasks. Which of the following is Winter conducting?

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A
observer-ratings survey
B
informational interview
C
knowledge survey
D
participant observation
E
focus group survey
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Question 9
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Which of the following terms refers to factors such as one's biological, physiological, and inherent psychological makeup determined at conception?

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A
social identity
B
heredity
C
behavioral contagion
D
self-concordance
E
social loafing
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Question 10
Multiple Choice

Which of the following statements is true about personality?

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A
Personality is free from the influence of the environment.
B
Personality remains constant over time.
C
Personality can be measured solely through personal interviews.
D
Personality is influenced by hereditary factors.
E
Parents highly influence the development of their offspring's personality.
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Question 11
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Which of the following does the heredity approach state?

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A
An individual's personality is determined by the social background one is brought up in.
B
An individual's personality is determined by molecular structure of the genes.
C
An individual's personality is influenced by the economic settings he/she is surrounded by.
D
A person's personality traits are created by the company he/she keeps i.e., his/her friends and family.
E
A person's personality traits are largely influenced by global trends and characteristics.
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Question 12
True/False

A drawback of self-report surveys is the level of accuracy.

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False
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Question 13
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As compared to observer-ratings surveys, self-reporting surveys are a better predictor of success on the job.

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Question 14
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When rating themselves, people in individualistic cultures trend toward self-enhancement, while people in collectivist cultures trend toward self-diminishment.

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Question 15
Essay

What are the two main means of measuring personality? Discuss.

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Question 16
Essay

Does heredity determine a person's personality? Explain.

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Question 17
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The ________ is a personality assessment consisting of 100 questions where respondents are classified as extraverted or introverted, sensing or intuitive, thinking or feeling, and judging or perceiving.

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A
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
B
Birkman Method
C
Karolinska Scales of Personality
D
Keirsey Temperament Sorter
E
Taylor-Johnson Temperament Analysis
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Question 18
Multiple Choice

According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) classification, people belonging to the ________ type are practical and prefer routine and order and focus on details.

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A
sensing
B
extraverted
C
feeling
D
perceiving
E
intuitive
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Question 19
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According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) classification, people belonging to the ________ type are flexible and spontaneous.

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A
thinking
B
judging
C
introverted
D
sensing
E
perceiving
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Question 20
Multiple Choice

According to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) classification, people belonging to the judging type ________ .

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A
are quiet, shy and introverted
B
rely on unconscious processes
C
prefer their world to be ordered
D
are flexible and spontaneous
E
rely on personal values and emotions
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