WEEK 9 QUIZ – CHAPTER 9 QUIZ

  • Question 1

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    Which of the following is true?
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    media sensationalism and political posturing can get in the way of sensible answers to the drug problem
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  • Question 2

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    Which of the following is a true statement about the information gained from polygraph tests?
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    Not only should the organization have job-related grounds for using the polygraph, but these must be compelling enough to justify violating the individual’s privacy and psychic freedom.
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  • Question 3

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    When it comes to obtaining information about employees, a key concept is
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    informed consent.
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  • Question 4

    2 out of 2 points

    When employees at all occupational levels are asked to rank what is important to them, the order that put them in is:
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    interesting work; sufficient help, support, and information to accomplish the job; enough authority to carry out the work; and good pay
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  • Question 5

    2 out of 2 points

    The right to privacy of employees
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    may conflict with an organization’s legitimate interests.
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  • Question 6

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    The United States has more of what per employee than any other industrial nation?
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    managers
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  • Question 7

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    One key questionable premise underlying personality tests is
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    that all individuals can usefully and validly be placed into a relatively small number of categories of personality types and character traits.
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  • Question 8

    2 out of 2 points

    The most common reason that people leave their jobs is
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    a poor relationship with their immediate supervisor.
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  • Question 9

    2 out of 2 points

    An early 1970s government study (“Work in America”) identified three chief sources of worker dissatisfaction. Which of the following is one of those sources?
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    the rigidity of rules and regulations
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  • Question 10

    2 out of 2 points

    One of the three chief sources for dissatisfaction in the workplace is
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    lack of opportunities to be one’s own boss.
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  • Question 11

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    The Hawthorne effect shows that
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    attention and recognition can enhance worker productivity and motivation.
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  • Question 12

    2 out of 2 points

    Douglas McGregor rejects Theory X, which holds that
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    workers essentially dislike work and will do everything they can to avoid it.
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  • Question 13

    2 out of 2 points

    Out of these four, which one is the only correct statement concerning OSHA?
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    Critics call OSHA a “toothless tiger”.
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  • Question 14

    2 out of 2 points

    Businesses cite several reasons for using polygraphs to detect lying. Which of the following is one of those reasons?
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    the polygraph is a fast and economical way to verify the information provided by a job applicant.
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  • Question 15

    2 out of 2 points

    Privacy
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    must be respected if we are to function as complete, self-governing agents.
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