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Strayer Bus302 Week 9 quiz 7




Bus302 Quiz 7;Question 1;occurs when workers withhold their efforts and fail to perform their share of the work.;Answer;Self-limiting behavior;Social loafing;De-forming;Stonewalling;Mental atrophy;Question 2;The ____ is purposefully composed of employees from different functional areas of the organization.;Answer;cross-functional team;ad hoc team;semi-autonomous team;self-managing team;horizontally organized team;Question 3;As a member of a typical traditional work group, Joshua should expect to be responsible for ____.;Answer;doing what he is told to do;giving advice and making suggestions to management;making decisions and solving problems regarding major production/service tasks;cross training employees who are not part of his work team;creating ideas through processes like brainstorming;Question 4;Team rewards that depend on ____ are the key to rewarding team behaviors and efforts.;Answer;team performance rather than individual performance;individual efforts rather than team performance;someone taking the role of group leader;the elimination of social loafing;the use of groupthink;Question 5;A group in Great Britain has been established to improve the employment, retention, and promotion prospects of black and other ethnic minorities as well as women in the Fire and Rescue Service, which at present has a largely white, male demographic. The group is trying to increase ____ within the fire fighting teams.;Answer;group norms;team diversity;aggregated creativity;collectivism;structural accommodation;Question 6;E-Lab (the "E" stands for experience) has project teams perform field research for its clients. One team had to spend time riding in the back seat of a squad car, accompanying cops on drug raids, as part of research for a new communications device for police departments. Another team studied how people get sick with a cold to create a new over-the-counter cold remedy. Often clients give team members extremely ambitious goals which the team members initially have no idea how to solve. In other words, project teams are given ____.;Answer;temporal missions;myopic visions;proximity goals;options-based objectives;stretch goals;Question 7;A(n) ____ is defined as a team composed of geographically and/or organizationally dispersed coworkers who use telecommunications and information technologies to accomplish an organizational task.;Answer;cross-functional team;project team;virtual team;international group;self-managing team;Question 8;Which of the following is a method used for compensating employees for team participation and accomplishments?;Answer;hourly wages;gainsharing;piecework pay;retained earnings;Question 9;describes the average level of ability, experience, personality, or any other factor on a team.;Answer;Team diversity;Group synergy;Team level;Team conformity;Team performance;Question 10;is one of the disadvantages associated with the use of work teams.;Answer;Storming behavior;Social loafing;Group negation;Outsourcing;Stonewalling;Question 11;Which of the following team sizes usually provides the best performance?;Answer;2 to 3;6 to 9;15 to 20;more than 20;All sizes tend to perform equally well.;Question 12;The highest level of team autonomy is found in ____.;Answer;self-managing teams;self-designing teams;semi-autonomous work groups;employee involvement teams;reciprocal work teams;Question 13;The least amount of team autonomy is found in ____.;Answer;traditional work groups;employee involvement teams;semi-autonomous work groups;self-managing teams;ad hoc committees;Question 14;A group in Great Britain has been established to improve the employment, retention, and promotion prospects of black and other ethnic minorities as well as women in the Fire and Rescue Service, which at present has a largely white, male demographic. At its inception, this group was in the ____ stage of team development.;Answer;reforming;storming;norming;forming;performing;Question 15;Teams are typically required when ____.;Answer;tasks are simple;tasks require multiple perspectives;synergy will complicate the problem solution process;the company has very limited resources;Question 16;A ____ is a purposeful, systematic process for collecting information on the important work-related aspects of a job.;Answer;job analysis;task evaluation;job specification;job validation;job description;Question 17;A ____ is a performance appraisal process in which feedback is obtained from the boss, subordinates, peers, and co-workers as well as the employees themselves.;Answer;360-degree feedback;performance appraisal iteration;reciprocal appraisal;grapevine appraisal;circular feedback program;Question 18;The United Kingdom issued a new recruitment publication for the nation's Fire Service. The publication lists all of the qualifications needed to become a fire fighter. This recruitment pamphlet is actually a(n) ____.;Answer;job specification;task inventory;labor resource guide;job description;organizational chart;uestion 19;is unintentional discrimination in which there is a substantially different rate of selection in hiring, promotion, or other employment decisions that works to the disadvantage of members of a particular race, sex, age, ethnicity, or protected group.;Answer;Disparate treatment;Adverse impact;Bona fide discrimination;Unsolicited discrimination;Demographic discrimination;Question 20;Which of the following is an internal recruiting method?;Answer;employee referrals;career paths;walk-ins;employment services;advertisements;Question 21;Which of the following is a legal problem employers may encounter in seeking, providing, or using employment references as part of the selection process?;Answer;defamation lawsuits;adverse impact lawsuits;product liability lawsuits;accusations of disparate discrimination;accusations of reciprocity;3 points;Question 22;Bona fide occupational qualifications would be most likely included in a(n) ____.;Answer;job specification;employee assignment list;labor resource guide;job description;task inventory;Question 23;Which of the following types of tests accurately predicts job performance in almost all kinds of jobs?;Answer;specific ability tests;cognitive ability tests;personality tests;achievement tests;work sample tests;3 points;Question 24;means providing opportunities for employees to develop the job-specific skills, experience, and knowledge they need to do their jobs or improve their performance.;Answer;Supervising;Directing;Training;Mentoring;Mediating;Question 25;are procedures used to verify the truthfulness and accuracy of information that applicants provide about themselves and to uncover negative, job-related background information not provided by applicants.;Answer;Integrity checks;Background checks;Recruitment evaluation procedures;Biographical data assessments;Validation tests;Question 26;Which of the following is an external recruiting method?;Answer;advertising;career paths;job posting;needs-assessment implementations;Question 27;Before beginning to recruit, organizations must ____.;Answer;advertise for job candidates;create a job description;conduct a job analysis;create a job specification;match salaries to industry averages;Question 28;The ____ interview uses only standardized, job-related interview questions that are prepared ahead of time and asked of all candidates;Answer;formalized;structured;semi-structured;informal;canned;Question 29;is intentional discrimination that occurs when people are purposefully not given the same hiring, promotion, or membership opportunities because of their race, sex, age, ethnic group, national origin, or religious beliefs.;Answer;Disparate treatment;Adverse harassment;The four-fifths rule;Deliberate negative reinforcement;Inequitable discrimination;Question 30;Which of the following is an internal recruiting method?;Answer;advertising;job fairs;job posting;Internet job sites;walk-ins


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