Unit I Assesment
I-O psychologists are interested in all of the following except:
|how people’s work affects their home life.|
|how culture influences people’s perceptions of their working environments.|
|how personality characteristics influence work behavior.|
|how to best diagnose clinical disorders and offer therapy to employees.|
Dr. Hendry is a psychologist conducting research on pay rates and employee satisfaction. She randomly assigns new employees to one of two different salaries, and she also keeps all other factors constant. The design that best describes her research is:
All of the following are dimensions included in Hofstede’s theory of culture except:
|long-term versus short-term orientation.|
|inferior versus superior.
James McKeen Cattell had a major influence on the emergence of I-O psychology. He was among the first to realize the importance of studying:
|American organizations as representative of Japanese organizations.|
|differences among individuals as a way of predicting their behavior.|
|how organizations treat their employees as related to employee performance.|
|individual beliefs in understanding the work-family relationship.|
A culture that values the group more than the individual is known as:
A friend who received his undergraduate degree in political science last year is visiting you. He picks up your I-O textbook and becomes interested in the topics. He asks you what he has to do to become an I-O psychologist. What steps will you recommend? Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
1. Suppose you wanted to study the relationship between a worker’s respect for his or her supervisor and that worker’s honesty at the workplace. Would you choose an experimental, quasi-experimental, or nonexperimental design? Why? Your response must be at least 200 words in length.