Personal development can be defined as_______.
D:Being promoted in your job
答案: 【Improving yourself】
Socrates is the “father of Western philosophy” because____.
A:He invented the Western scientific method.
B:He is the first philosopher to write a book in the West.
C:He claimed that he didn’t know anything but could only ask questions.
D:He started a new religion.
答案: 【He claimed that he didn’t know anything but could only ask questions.】
Measuring personal development requires self-assessment and also_______.
B:A framework of economic criteria
D:Taking a test
E:A framework for external observation
答案: 【A framework for external observation】
The definition of a career is:________.
A:How you make money
B:How companies define work
C:Having a promotion
D:Spending several years in the same job
E:Developing yourself in your work
答案: 【Developing yourself in your work】
Which of these statements about the Confucian idea of personal development is NOT TRUE?
A:Personal development is scientific.
B:Personal development is essentially achieved through learning.
C:Being a “superior person” (junzi) is the goal of personal development.
D:The practice of rituals lead to personal development.
答案: 【Personal development is scientific.】
In Taoist philosophy, the main disagreement with Confucius is about ____.
A:The scientific method
B:The practice of rituals leads to personal development
C:The use of poetry
D:The art of war
答案: 【The practice of rituals leads to personal development】
In Plato’s philosophy, the idea of transcendence means____.
A:Philosophy is essentially an art form.
B:Philosophy is about truth that you cannot know through the senses.
C:Philosophers should have a full-time profession.
D:Philosophy is about arguing over truth.
答案: 【Philosophy is about truth that you cannot know through the senses.】
Aristotle’s ideas are important for today because____.
A:He inspired recent research in psychology and economics.
B:He invented science.
C:His lost works were discovered in Egypt last year.
D:He was the first communist philosopher.
答案: 【He inspired recent research in psychology and economics.】
The idea of happiness that best describes the goal of personal development is:______.
答案: 【realising potential】
A Personal Enterprise Plan is ____.
A:A job application
B:A mental technique to improve your memory
C:A template to express who you want to be and what your development strategy is
D:A template for starting a business
答案: 【A template to express who you want to be and what your development strategy is】
A business plan is____.
A:A document that outlines the path to business success
B:A document provided by a bank to start a business
C:An intelligence test given to entrepreneurs
D:A requirement to graduate from business schools
E:A government subsidy to companies
答案: 【A document that outlines the path to business success】
Which of these statements are NOT part of a Personal Enterprise Plan?
答案: 【Intelligence statement】
Why was the PEP originally invented?
A:To test planning skills in business
B:To help young entrepreneurs think about their own development
C:To test entrepreneurship in students
D:To work with patients in a mental hospital in France
答案: 【To help young entrepreneurs think about their own development】
How is the PEP used in business schools?
A:To provide a tool for personal development
B:To identify students who want to start a company
C:The PEP is not taught in business schools
D:To teach business
答案: 【To provide a tool for personal development】
How is the PEP used in companies?
A:To support employees in their career strategy
B:To reward employees who have done a good job
C:To select candidates in the hiring process
D:To test candidates for promotion
答案: 【To support employees in their career strategy】
Which of these criteria is NOT used in assessing the quality of a PEP?
A:Intelligence and Motivation
B:Sincerity and Authenticity
C:Openness and Flexibility
D:Feasibility and Realism
E:Clarity and Coherence
答案: 【Intelligence and Motivation】
The PEP was tested at SAP in China and Brazil in order to:________.
A:Show that it worked in different cultures
B:Create a case study for MBA programmes
C:Exchange employees between the two countries
D:Qualify for government subsidies
答案: 【Show that it worked in different cultures】
In a company, a mentor often helps employees in writing their PEP because:________.
A:Employees need help matching their aspirations with what the company needs.
B:Most employees are not good writers.
C:Employees need to take psychological tests.
D:Employees don’t like personal development programmes.
答案: 【Employees need help matching their aspirations with what the company needs.】
In the video clip of Catherine Marlowe presenting her PEP, what is her main personal development problem?
A:She is too influenced by her husband.
B:She wants to do too many things.
C:She can’t think of a career that she likes .
D:She doesn’t want to work.
E:She hasn’t completed her PEP.
答案: 【She wants to do too many things.】