Quiz week 2 - Question1 . hadbabiesthisyear. ,

Quiz week 2 - Question1 . hadbabiesthisyear. ,

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Question 1Curtis supervises a large number of clerical employees. Several of his subordinates have had babies this year. Curtis has taken this into account when conducting the performance appraisals of these subordinates, because he knows that new mothers are frequently sleep-deprived and that this can negatively affect their accuracy and performance levels. Curtis raises these employees' evaluations higher than what it would have objectively been. Curtis has committed the error ofAnswerSelected Answer:  varying standards.Correct Answer:  varying standards.Question 23 out of 3 pointsWhich of the following statements is TRUE regarding informal appraisals?AnswerSelected Answer:Correct Answer:  Frequent informal feedback to employees can prevent surprises later when the formal evaluation is communicated.Question 33 out of 3 pointsOf the following performance appraisal methods, which is most likely to be challenged in the courts, especially on the basis of discriminating against older workers?AnswerSelected Answer:forced distributionCorrect Answer: forced distributionQuestion 4
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3 out of 3 pointsIn which of the following situations would peer ratings be most appropriate?AnswerSelected Answer:Correct Answer:  The supervisor does not have the opportunity to observe each employee's performance, but other work group members do.Question 53 out of 3 pointsEvaluation cannot take place unless ____ exist/s.AnswerSelected Answer:Correct Answer: performance standardsQuestion 63 out of 3 pointsTraditional ratings of employees by supervisors is based on the assumption thatAnswerSelected Answer:Correct Answer:  the supervisor is the person most qualified to evaluate the employee's performance realistically, and fairly.Question 74 out of 4 points____ define what the organization is paying an employee to do.Answer
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Selected Answer:  Job criteriaCorrect Answer: Job criteriaQuestion 83 out of 3 points____ information identifies a subjective character trait of the employee, such as attitude, initiative, or creativity.
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