Chap008 - Chapter 08 Workplace Training Chapter 08...

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Chapter 08 - Workplace Training Chapter 08 Workplace Training True / False Questions 1. Traditionally, lower-level employees were "trained," while higher-level employees were "developed." True False 2. Organizations sometimes place too much emphasis on the cost of training and not enough on first defining what the employees should learn in relation to desired job behaviors. True False 3. Fewer than half of all organizations even try to measure the value of training, and fewer still calculate the return in monetary terms. True False 4. Organizations that provide online training have a distinct advantage when competing for talented employees. True False 5. Retraining current workers for new jobs is more cost effective than firing them and hiring new ones. True False 6. Hypothesis testing has demonstrated repeatedly that training has an overall positive effect on job-related behaviors or performance. True False 7. At the level of the organization, training is a key enabler of e-commerce. True False 8-1
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Chapter 08 - Workplace Training 8. Characteristics of the individual as well as the training facilitator are important influences before and after training. True False 9. Member companies of a PET contribute time, money, and expertise to designing training, and they also contribute employees to teach courses. True False 10. To be most effective, skill learning should include four essential ingredients: (1) planning, (2) implementation, (3) monitoring, and (4) feedback. True False 11. The most effective way to raise a trainee's motivation is by providing an interesting training environment. True False 12. Goal theory is founded on the premise that an individual's conscious goals or intentions regulate her or his behavior. True False 13. Behavior modeling tends to increase when the model is rewarded for behavior and when the rewards are things the model would like to have. True False 14. To maximize trainee's identification with a model, the model should be similar to the trainee in gender and race, and ideally older. True False 8-2
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Chapter 08 - Workplace Training 15. It is easier to learn and remember factual material when it is meaningful to the trainee. True False 16. During the early stages of learning, the trainer should be available to oversee the trainee's practice directly. True False 17. Evidence indicates that for the same amount of practice, learning is better when practice is repetitive rather than massed. True False 18. Increasing the specificity of feedback may be detrimental to the learning of responses for poor performance. True False 19. Feedback affects individual, but not group performance. True False
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