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Business 302 Foundations of Leadership Chapter 7 Quiz 9 Behavioral Management Theory Understanding Employee Behavior & Motivation

1. Which of the following is NOT an intrinsic motive for working?

  1. Salary
  2. Social status
  3. Self-fulfillment
  4. Autonomy and empowerment

2. A manager is trying to motivate his employees because company productivity is declining. He decreases their benefits by 10%, and awards them tasks he knows they will find boring. Employees are told that their position is safe, and they can advance if they start working harder. He declares the only goal is increasing company revenue, and that common values are not important to the company. Which of these was a good move based on the behavioral management theory?

  1. Emphasizing the company has no common values so that nobody feels alienated.
  2. Decreasing worker benefits by 10% in order to motivate them.
  3. Giving work-groups tasks they are not interested in.
  4. Ensuring workers that their position is safe.

3. Which of the following is a factor that can help increase employee motivation?

  1. Positive feedback and appraisals.
  2. Working towards the goals of the management.
  3. Having no involvement with decision-making.
  4. Individual processes.

4. Why was Mayo's Hawthorne experiment relevant to behavioral management theory?

  1. Because it supported Maslow's theory of hierarchical needs.
  2. Because it managed to remove one of the most influential hypotheses of the classical management theory that all leaders must behave in an autocratic manner.
  3. Because it proved that there was increased productivity if the workers felt the management was interested in their well-being.
  4. Because it proved that only workers that are paid well enough will be productive workers.

5. How does the theory of classical leadership management differ from the behavioral management theory?

  1. Classical leadership management is still implemented today, while behavioral management theory is outdated.
  2. Classical leadership emphasized that a leader must have authority over his employees, while behavioral management theory supports a bottom-up approach.
  3. Classical leadership cared a lot more about the wages of the employees, while behavioral management theory views them all just as parts of the process.
  4. Classical leadership focused only on high production and efficiency, while behavioral management theory focuses on worker satisfaction.

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