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This activity contains 22 questions.

Question 1.
A process by which individuals organize and interpret their sensory impressions in order to give meaning to their environment is called:


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Question 2.
Which one of the following is NOT a factor that influences perception?


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Question 3.
Because it is impossible for us to assimilate everything we see, we engage in:


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Question 4.
How individuals in organizations make decisions, and the quality of their final choice is largely influenced by their:


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Question 5.
Which is NOT one of the steps in the rational decision making model?


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Question 6.
Decision makers operate within the confines of _____ i.e., they construct simplified models that extract the essential features from problems without capturing all their complexity.


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Question 7.
An increased commitment to a previous decision in spite of negative information is termed:


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Question 8.
People with the _____ style of decision-making are careful decision-makers with the ability to adapt to or cope with novel situations


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Question 9.
Which of the following is NOT an organizational constraint on decision-making?


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Question 10.
Decisions made so as to provide the greatest good for the greatest number are based on:


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Question 11.
The reality of a situation is what is behaviorally important.


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Question 12.
Expectations can distort your perceptions in that you will see what you expect to see.


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Question 13.
Projection is the idea that people selectively interpret what they see based on their interests, background, experience, and attitudes.


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Question 14.
Interviewers can make perceptual judgments that are often inaccurate during an employment interview.


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Question 15.
If you expect to see that older workers can't learn a new job skill, you will probably perceive that, whether it is accurate or not.


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Question 16.
The rational decision-making model assumes that the alternative that yields the lowest perceived value will be chosen.


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Question 17.
The bounded rationality model assumes that the decision maker will simplify the problem.


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Question 18.
Intuitive decision making is a conscious process created out of experience.


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Question 19.
We tend to be prone to overestimating unlikely events like an airplane crash. This is an example of the representative heuristic.


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Question 20.
Utilitarianism dominates business decision making.


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Question 21.




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To create paragraphs in your essay response, type <p> at the beginning of the paragraph, and </p> at the end.

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