Chapter 6 review questions

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Department
Management (MGH)
Course
MGHB02H3
Professor
Ted Mock
Semester
Summer

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ExamNameTRUEFALSEWrite T if the statement is true and F if the statement is false1Employees but not managers underestimate the importance of pay as a motivator12The compressed workweek holds the number of days worked constant but reduces the number of2hours worked each daySHORT ANSWERWrite the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question3The system of pay which pays on the basis of how they improve their knowledge or3abilities is called TRUEFALSEWrite T if the statement is true and F if the statement is false4Tanyas work group restricts its productivity According to the text this is a pretty good sign that4the group members are paid an hourly wage5The traditional view of job design stressed job simplification5MULTIPLE CHOICEChoose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question6At Bell Canada employees are eligible to participate in the companysprogram6Adistant staffingBdistributed workCcompressed workweekDjob sharingEtelework centre7Alice a middle manager in an oil company makes 35000 a year Her boss makes 41000 her7peers average 33000 and her employees average 29000 Alice doesnt know the pay of thesecoworkers but we ask her to guess Research suggests that she will sayAthe boss makes 45000Bthe peers average 30000Cthe employees average 28000Dthe peers average 34000Ethe boss makes 43000TRUEFALSEWrite T if the statement is true and F if the statement is false8A low scope job would have a low MPS89A telework centre refers to the office in an individuals home used by employees who telecommute9ESSAYWrite your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper10Discuss the benefits and potential problems of telecommuting1MULTIPLE CHOICEChoose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question11Als job is very broad but it has almost no depth Al has anjob11AlowscopeBenrichedChigh autonomyDhigh MPSEhighscopeSHORT ANSWERWrite the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question12Profit sharing works best inthat regularly turn a profit1213The research evidence shows that management by objectives MBO programs result in13cleargainsMULTIPLE CHOICEChoose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question14In Hackman and Oldhams Job Characteristics Model which of the following is not a psychological14stateAMeaningfulness of workBKnowledge of resultsCSignificance of taskDResponsibility for outcomesENone of the aboveSHORT ANSWERWrite the word or phrase that best completes each statement or answers the question15A job in which a whole piece of work is done from beginning to end is said to be high in15MULTIPLE CHOICEChoose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question16Under a skillbased pay plan people are paid according to16Atheir personal productivityBthe number of tasks they know how to performChow skillfully they can perform their main job functionDthe goals which have been established through MBOEtheir contribution to product or service qualityTRUEFALSEWrite T if the statement is true and F if the statement is false17The notion of job depth corresponds very closely to what Hackman and Oldham call skill variety17MULTIPLE CHOICEChoose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question18Which motivational strategy is most clearly associated with written agreements and paperwork18AManagement by ObjectivesBFlextimeCCompressed workweekDJob sharingEJob enrichment2
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