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Liberty University BUSI 240 quiz 4
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•             Question 1

2 out of 2 points

               

                Which of the following is true at the highest level of employee involvement?                                    

               

                               

•             Question 2

2 out of 2 points

               

                Which of the following is one of the assumptions of the rational choice paradigm?                                          

                                                               

•             Question 3

2 out of 2 points

               

                Which of the following is an observation from organizational behavior that contradicts the rational choice paradigm assumptions?                                   

                                                               

•             Question 4

2 out of 2 points

               

                The most accurate view of intuition is that it is:                                 

               

•             Question 5

2 out of 2 points

               

                Establishing a preset level at which the decision is abandoned or reevaluated is recommended mainly to:                                            

               

                                               

•             Question 6

2 out of 2 points

               

                Intuition relies on programmed decision routines that speed up our response to pattern matches or mismatches. These programmed decision routines are referred to as:                                             

               

•             Question 7

2 out of 2 points

               

                In the creative process, which of the following refers to the experience of suddenly becoming aware of a unique idea?                                    

               

•             Question 8

2 out of 2 points

               

                Which of the following is NOT a reason people engage in satisficing rather than maximization?                                  

               

•             Question 9

2 out of 2 points

               

                An organization asks its employees to reframe the problems in a unique way and generate different approaches to the problems. Which of the following stages in the creative process would assist this?                                   

               

•             Question 10

0 out of 2 points

               

                Selene and Rita

 

Selene and Rita are both engineers at a highly innovative technology company. They are both very creative people. Selene has 15 years of engineering background, a high need for achievement and strong task motivation, whereas Rita prides herself on her high openness to experience, strong self-direction and her ability to evaluate the potential usefulness of ideas.

 

According to the characteristics of creative people, which areas are Rita's strongest?                                      

               

•             Question 11

2 out of 2 points

               

                Which of these is the final step in the rational choice decision making process?                                 

                Selected Answer:            Evaluating decision outcomes

•             Question 12

2 out of 2 points

               

                What effect do mental models have on the decision-making process?                                   

                                               

•             Question 13

2 out of 2 points

               

                _____ is a conscious process of making choices among one or more alternatives with the intention of moving toward some desired state of affairs.                                    

•             Question 14

2 out of 2 points

               

                During a meeting, senior executives of a consumer products company were addressing the problem of being late in detecting several consumer trends, such as the trend toward using see-through plastics in kitchenware. While trying to determine the source of this problem, one executive said: "The main problem here is that we need to find a better industrial design firm to design our products." Which of the following best describes the decision-making problem that this executive is exhibiting?                                

•             Question 15

0 out of 2 points

               

                The availability heuristic refers to the tendency:                                               

                                               

•             Question 16

2 out of 2 points

               

                Which of the following refers to calculating the conventionally accepted "right answer" to a logical problem?                                     

                                               

•             Question 17

2 out of 2 points

               

                Sarine's Dolls

 

With funding from her family, Sarine is currently developing a new line of dolls for her business which she hopes will take her company to the next level. At first, she encountered some minor problems with the construction of the dolls and spent a fair amount of money engineering a way to enable them to be like she envisioned. Unfortunately, she then found out that there was a patent protecting the way the dolls arms were connected, so she spent more money redesigning the dolls. After an unexpectedly uninterested response from the public in the dolls, she decided that they needed to be marketed differently in order to sell. So Sarine allocated more resources to marketing and had the packaging of the dolls redesigned and created new set of advertising materials. The cost of manufacturing these dolls has now exceeded four times the initial proposed cost, but she is determined to make it work. She is embarrassed by how this has gone, but continues to put on a brave front.

 

Sarine is most likely making decisions to continue with these dolls at this point because of:                                         

•             Question 18

2 out of 2 points

               

                The rational choice paradigm selects the choice with the highest utility through the calculation of:                                           

•             Question 19

2 out of 2 points

               

                The purely rational model of decision making is rarely practiced in reality because it:                                       

•             Question 20

2 out of 2 points

               

                After choosing among several computer server systems, the Director of Information Systems feels very positive about the final choice. However, some of this optimism is due to the fact that the Director forgot about few of the limitations of the chosen system and unconsciously downplays the importance of the positive features of the rejected systems. The Director of Information Systems is engaging in:                                     

•             Question 21

2 out of 2 points

               

                Prospect theory and closing costs are two reasons why people:                                

                Question 22

2 out of 2 points

               

                The benefits of employee involvement increase with:                                  

•             Question 23

2 out of 2 points

               

                Escalation of commitment can be minimized by ensuring that:                                   

•             Question 24

0 out of 2 points

               

                A nonprogrammed decision is applicable in any:                                               

                                               

•             Question 25

2 out of 2 points

               

                Which of the following involves listing different dimensions of a system and the elements of each dimension and then looking at each combination?                                         

                                               

 

 

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• Question 1 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is true at the highest level of employee involvement? Selected Answer: The entire decision making process is handed over to employees. Response Feedback: At the highest level of employee involvement process, the entire decision-making process is handed over to employees, where the original decision make...
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