Midterm Exam

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Midterm Exam Submitted by rbear1 on 3/1/2009 7:36:12 PM  Points Awarded  104 Points Missed  8 Percentage  93% 1. When a supervisor judges the employee’s performance based on performance standards, it is called: A. Relative judgment B. Outcome appraisal C. Trait appraisal D. Absolute judgment Points Earned: 4/4 Correct Answer: D Your Response: D 2. The two fundamental purposes of performance appraisal are A. Identifying performance dimensions  and performance objectives B. Developing employees and  improving performance C. Give employees raises or fire them D. Determine who will be promoted  and who will receive training
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Points Earned: 0/4 Correct Answer: B Your Response: A 3. Self-managed work teams are: A. an uncommon method of managing a small business B. a system of management in which employees must  report directly to superiors in order to ensure  productivity C. very costly to the companies who must pay benefits to  team members D. groups of peers in a company setting who take  responsibility for a particular area of task E. a positive contribution to large corporations who are  worried about being too “top heavy” Points Earned: 4/4 Correct Answer: D Your Response: D 4. Organizational culture: A. is often shaped by HRM practices B. can be defined in terms of the right or  wrong culture C. is made up of a number of elements such  as norms, behaviors, values, etc D. refers to basic assumptions and beliefs  shared by members of an organization E. is the non-pervasive climate or atmosphere  within which people work
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Points Earned: 4/4 Correct Answer: D Your Response: D 5. A reduction in a company’s workforce to improve its bottom line is referred to as  ______________________.   Answer  Points Earned: 0/4 Correct Answer: downsizing Your Response: rightsizing 6. The Equal Pay Act of 1963:
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