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Question 1
One of the characteristics of the most effective training practices is:
B. training is part of the corporate culture.
Question 2
Increasing an individual’s employability outside the company simultaneously increases his/her job security and desire to stay with the current employer is known as the:
A. training paradox.
Question 3
What is the purpose of the assessment phase of training?
B. To define what it is the employee should learn in relation to desired job behaviors.
Question 4
The extent to which competencies learned in training can be applied on the job is termed __________ of training.
C. transfer
Question 5
__________ provides exposure to and practice with other teammates’ tasks, roles, and responsibilities in an effort to increase shared understanding and knowledge among team members.
C. Cross-training
Question 6
Regardless of which specific training method is chosen, it should attempt to do all of the following EXCEPT:
A. motivate the employee to evaluate the effectiveness of the training.
7 A well-designed new-employee orientation will facilitate:
C. Central tendency
Question 8
This can be thought of as a kind of compass, one that indicates a person’s actual direction as well as a person’s desired direction.
D. Performance management
Question 9
An exercise that is typically done once a year to identify and discuss job-relevant strengths and weaknesses of individuals or work teams is performance:
A. appraisal.
Question 10
Legal and scientific requirements for a successful appraisal system include all of the following EXCEPT:
B. acceptability.
Question 11
__________ translate job requirements into levels of acceptable or unacceptable employee behavior.
D. Performance standards
Question 12
Evaluating each employee in terms of performance standards without reference to others is a(n) __________ rating system.
A. absolute
Question 13
Which ratings format is likely to cause a great deal of employee resentment?
D. Forced distribution
Question 14
Feedback gathered from a variety of sources including supervisors, peers, subordinates, and customers is called __________ feedback.
B. 360-degree
Question 15
Traditionally, career success has been defined as:
A. occupational advancement.
Question 16
In managing careers, organizations should:
A. plan for shorter employment relationships.
Question 17
For many workers, the midlife transition is accompanied on the job with a(n):
B. career plateau.
Question 18
Older workers, as compared to younger workers:
D. display higher levels of emotional intelligence.
Question 19
Career __________ represent logical and possible sequences of positions that could be held, based on an analysis of what people actually do in an organization.
D. paths
Question 20
“I will quit as soon as I get another represent logical and possible sequences that meets certain conditions” is a view held by __________ quitters.
C. conditional