Topic: Exam 4 Essay Questions

Using textbook The Personality Puzzle 6th edition written by David C. Funder, chapters 13, 15,18 as reference answer the following questions.

1. Explain how a business could apply Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to facilitate employee motivation and success. Provide specific recommendations for each of the needs in Maslow’s hierarchy.

2. Explain what it takes to make punishment effective. What are the dangers of punishment? What are the alternatives to punishment and why might these approaches be more effective than punishment?

3. Explain how personality disorders might simply represent extreme manifestations of traits that are desirable when they are in the “normal” range. Provide at least 6 concrete examples.

4.What are the broader implications of the ability to describe features of abnormal personality using common dimensions?