Organizational Behavior Theories Quiz

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What concept explains the situation where staff increased production when the supervisor visited?

C. Hawthorne Effect

Which phenomenon is characterized by greater expectation leading to greater performance?

D. Pygmalion Effect

What is it called when a supervisor's trust in their employees leads to improved performance?

A. Galatea Effect

What concept refers to the loss of performance due to low leadership expectation?

B. Golem Effect

Which theory is associated with an individual's high self-expectation leading to high performance?

A. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

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Expectancy Theory

  • The Hawthorne Effect explains the situation where staff increased production when the supervisor visited, demonstrating the influence of observer attention on performance.
  • The Pygmalion Effect is characterized by greater expectation leading to greater performance, highlighting the impact of leadership expectations on employee outcomes.
  • The Galatea Effect occurs when a supervisor's trust in their employees leads to improved performance, illustrating the positive consequences of high expectations.
  • The Golem Effect refers to the loss of performance due to low leadership expectation, underscoring the negative impact of low expectations on employee outcomes.
  • Self-Efficacy Theory is associated with an individual's high self-expectation leading to high performance, emphasizing the role of personal confidence in achieving goals.

Test your knowledge of organizational behavior theories with this quiz. Questions cover concepts such as the Hawthorne effect, group dynamics, and employee motivation. See how well you understand the key principles that shape workplace behaviors and productivity.

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