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Study Questions – Test 1 Management 3240 – Fall, 2007 Exam Date: OCTOBER 16, 2007 1. What is the relationship between female work roles, children’s ages and breadwinner status? 66% of female senior managers have children under the age 16 70% of female senior managers are the family breadwinner 2. What are the statistics with respect to résumé fraud? 77% What information is most often “fudged”? length of service, past salary, criminal record 3. The top five offshoring countries are who? 1. India (HP) 2. China (IBM) 3. Malaysia (Motorola) 4. Czech Republic (Accenture) 5. Singapore (HP) 4. What are the bad cities and good cities for starting/moving a business Good Yuma, AZ Cape Coral, FL Bellingham, WA Casper, WY Las Vegas, NV Idaho Falls, ID Bad Birmingham, AL Muncie, IN Flint, MI New Orleans, LA Dayton, OH San Francisco, CA 5. According to the list, workers in what countries work the most hours? The fewest? Turkey (1 st , 1929 hours) United States (2 nd , 1817 hours) Canada (5 th , 1764 hours) Japan (6 th , 1760 hours) Australia (7 th , 1756 hours) Germany (19 th , 1441 hours) Norway (22 nd , 1336 hours) 6. What do you know about employee theft, internet surfing, and incarcerations? Employees steal an average of $33 worth of stuff per year At any given time, 30% of your employees are surfing the Internet . Five percent of employees will be incarcerated each year. 7. Describe burnout at work recognizing its frequency (two slides). 40% of people experience burnout at work 8. How frequent is workplace homicide? Each week in the United States, an average of 20 workers are murdered and 20,000 are assaulted while at work. 9. Do employees today think that the world of work is more or less stressful than in the past? What are the specifics? 75%, more stressful 10. How does ADHD impact employees and their performance? Adult ADHD affects 5% of the working population, which is associated with 35 days of annual lost
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work performance. Blue Collar 56 Days Professional 12 Days Technical 20 Days Service 33 Days 11. Understand the most dangerous jobs (Top 5). Fishermen (141.7) Pilots (87.8) Loggers (82.3) Structural iron and steel workers (61.0) Refuse collectors (41.8) 12. Know the childcare facts (i.e., children under the age of 5). In 2002, "[t]he highest average number of hours spent in a [child care] arrangement by preschoolers [children under 5 years old] of employed mothers was 34 hours for those in a day care center" In 2002 children under 5 years old "...with employed mothers spent twice as much time in child care as those with non-employed mothers: 36 hours per week and 18 hours per week, respectively" 13. As discussed, what are the causes of bad morale in organizations?
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