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Chapter 5 Personal and Organizational Values

Practice Test
  1.Spraunger's Six Value Systems contains which of the following?  
  a.   The religious person  
  b.   The criminal person  
  c.   The meditative person  
  d.   The antisocial person  
  2.What new values toward employment have emerged in the U.S. since the 1970s?  
  a.   People now place less importance on leisure time.  
  b.   People now emphasize making money, not the nature of their jobs.  
  c.   People believe that jobs should be more human and humane.  
  d.   Jobs that are more technical and less personal in nature are more highly valued.  
  3.Values can be defined as:  
  a.   the worth or importance that you give different factors in your life.  
  b.   the same thing as attitudes, except they last longer.  
  c.   the way you conduct yourself in the workplace.  
  d.   the prejudice with which people have grown up.  
  4.The Rath Test is a seven-question test on individual values. Which of the following is NOT one of the questions on that test?  
  a.   Did you choose this value freely without outside pressure?  
  b.   Are you free to alter this value when flexibility is needed?  
  c.   Will you defend this value publicly?  
  d.   Is this value consistent throughout your lfe?  
  5.Personal values are formed:  
  a.   during early adulthood.  
  b.   during the teenage years.  
  c.   during early childhood.  
  d.   during the middle school years.  
  6.Personal values are formed:  
  a.   by your work experience.  
  b.   by your experiences with friends and family in later life.  
  c.   in early childhood.  
  d.   in young adulthood.  
  7.All of your values taken together are called your:  
  a.   corporate culture.  
  b.   value system.  
  c.   attitude.  
  d.   common values.  
  8.Personal values are first formed when people are:  
  a.   children.  
  b.   teens.  
  c.   young adults.  
  d.   middle-aged adults.  
  9.Which of the following is NOT one of Graves's Seven Value Levels?  
  a.   Existentialism  
  b.   Expressionism  
  c.   Conformity  
  d.   Tribalism  
  10.Graves' Seven Value Levels describe how values change over people's lives. Babies are on the first level of:  
  a.   social orientation--getting along with others and gaining their approval.  
  b.   achievement--thriving on competition and showing off status symbols.  
  c.   reaction--seeking to get needs fulfilled immediately.  
  d.   conformity--joining groups and in need of straightforward answers.  







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