How Much Do I Know About Organizational Behavior?
Below are a number of statements about research findings in organizational behavior. For each statement, indicate whether you think it is true or false.

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1. Leadership training is ineffective because good leaders are born, not made.
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2. The most important requirement for an effective leader is to have an outgoing, enthusiastic personality.
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3. Once employees have mastered a task, they perform better when they are told to "do their best" than when they are given specific, difficult performance goals.
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4. On average, encouraging employees to participate in decision making is more effective for improving organizational performance than setting performance goals.
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5. Teams with members from different functional areas are likely to reach better solutions to complex problems than teams from a single area.
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6. There is very little difference among personality measures in terms of how well they predict an applicant's likely job performance.
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7. Being very intelligent is actually a disadvantage for performing well on a low-skilled job.
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8. Companies that screen job applicants for values have higher performance than those that screen for intelligence.
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9. Groups tend to arrive at decisions faster than individuals on simple tasks.
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10. When negotiating with another person, it's more effective to let the other person make the first offer because it reveals what the other person wants.
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11. Employees who feel that they have been treated unfairly by their employer tend to steal more than employees who feel that they have been treated fairly.
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12. A happy worker is not a productive worker.
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