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Positive reinforcement cannot work without giving ________ to individuals.

generous prizes
frequent feedback
continuous reinforcement
just punishments

When intermittent rewards are used in positive reinforcement, the:

desired behavior fades quickly.
desired behavior is sustained longer.
undesired behavior fades quickly.
undesired behavior is sustained longer.

The motivational principle of WIIFM means that people are motivated by:

concern for the welfare of others.
self interest.
a need to avoid pain.
a spirit of excitement and adventure.

An important reason that employee recognition programs are often effective is that:

most workers are greedy.
most workers feel they do not receive enough recognition.
collecting company souvenirs is a popular hobby.
the need for economic security and safety is strong.

Leadership in the workplace is mostly concerned with:

controlling and giving orders.
influencing and persuading others.
taking care of business transactions.
disciplining group members.

A survey of a large number of employees indicated that the trait they valued most in a manager is:

honesty and integrity.
an in-your-face attitude.
emotional intelligence.
visionary perspective.

Buck is self confident, so he is likely to:

regard leadership positions as unimportant.
have feelings of inferiority.
be composed under pressure.
have difficulties handling pressure. ¬

The most effective technique for increasing self objectivity is to:

ask for feedback from others.
set objectives for self improvement.
take frequent vacations.
adopt a relaxed, casual attitude.

According to research, superb leaders all have one trait in common:

superb spatial intelligence.
superb emotional intelligence.
a below-average tolerance for risk taking.
average imagination and creativity.

Trusting the company and the manager will have the strongest impact on which component of expectancy theory?

effort to performance expectancy
performance to outcome expectancy
valence
employee initiative

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Positive reinforcement cannot work without giving ________ to individuals.

generous prizes
frequent feedback
continuous reinforcement
just punishments

When intermittent rewards are used in positive reinforcement, the:

desired behavior fades quickly.
desired behavior is sustained longer.
undesired behavior fades quickly.
undesired behavior is sustained longer.

The motivational principle of WIIFM means that people are motivated by:

concern for the welfare of others.
self interest.
a need to avoid pain.
a spirit of excitement and adventure.

An important reason that employee recognition programs are often effective is that:

most workers are greedy.
most workers feel they do not receive enough recognition.
collecting company souvenirs is a popular hobby.
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Positive reinforcement cannot work without giving ________ to individuals.

generous prizes
frequent feedback
continuous reinforcement
just punishments

When intermittent rewards are used in positive reinforcement, the:

desired behavior fades quickly.
desired behavior is sustained longer.
undesired behavior fades quickly.
undesired behavior is sustained longer.

The motivational principle of WIIFM means that people are motivated by:

concern for the welfare of others.
self interest.
a need to avoid pain.
a spirit of excitement and adventure.

An important reason that employee recognition programs are often effective is that:

most workers are greedy.
most workers feel they do not receive enough recognition.
collecting company souvenirs is a popular hobby.
the need for economic security and safety is strong.

Leadership in the workplace is mostly concerned with:

controlling and giving orders.
influencing and persuading others.
taking care of business transactions.
disciplining group members.

A survey of a large number of employees indicated that the trait they valued most in a manager is:

honesty and integrity.
an in-your-face attitude.
emotional intelligence.
visionary perspective.

Buck is self confident, so he is likely to:

regard leadership positions as unimportant.
have feelings of inferiority.
be composed under pressure.
have difficulties handling pressure. ¬

The most effective technique for increasing self objectivity is to:

ask for feedback from others.
set objectives for self improvement.
take frequent vacations.
adopt a relaxed, casual attitude.

According to research, superb leaders all have one trait in common:

superb spatial intelligence.
superb emotional intelligence.
a below-average tolerance for risk taking.
average imagination and creativity.

Trusting the company and the manager will have the strongest impact on which component of expectancy theory?

effort to performance expectancy
performance to outcome expectancy
valence
employee initiative

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