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Chapter 5 Personal and Organizational Values

Practice Test
      
  1.What is the main difference between attitudes and values?  
  a.   There is none; the two concepts are identical.  
  b.   Values have a hierarchy of importance, but attitudes do not.  
  c.   Attitudes have a hierarchy of importance, but values do not.  
  d.   Attitudes tend to be more long-term than values.  
      
  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.Which of the following is NOT one of Graves's Seven Value Levels?  
  a.   Existentialism  
  b.   Expressionism  
  c.   Conformity  
  d.   Tribalism  
      
  4.All of your values taken together are called your:  
  a.   corporate culture.  
  b.   value system.  
  c.   attitude.  
  d.   common values.  
      
  5.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?  
      
  6.Integrity, which is an important part of values, is defined as "soundness of moral character," but it can also be thought of as:  
  a.   being willing to practice what you preach.  
  b.   being a religious person.  
  c.   having an ethical personality.  
  d.   believing that others are entitled to their own values if different from yours.  
      
  7.Which of the following is NOT an example of a terminal value?  
  a.   Family security  
  b.   Happiness  
  c.   A comfortable life  
  d.   Sadness  
      
  8.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.  
      
  9.When the employees in a company share common values, there is/are:  
  a.   fewer human relations problems.  
  b.   more problems with outside forces, such as consumer groups.  
  c.   a total elimination of corporate crime.  
  d.   a total elimination of absenteeism.  
      
  10.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.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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