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Unformatted text preview: ch5a Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. When the textbook presented the topic of job design decisions, the &quot;what&quot; of these decisions concerned the tasks to be performed. True False 2. Job design is defined as the function of specifying the work activities of an individual or group in an organizational setting. True False 3. Extensive use of temporary workers can have an effect on job design. True False 4. Specialization of labor does not appear to have serious adverse effects on workers. True False 5. One of the behavioral considerations in job design includes the degree of labor specialization. True False 6. One of the behavioral considerations in job design includes job enrichment. True False 7. Requiring little or no education is one of the advantages for management in adopting specialization of labor as a job design principle. True False 8. One objective in managing people is to make them work as hard as possible so that the value of their output will exceed the cost of employing them. True False 9. &quot;Informating&quot; ordinary workers means using electronic methods to give them instructions. True False 10. One of the disadvantages of adopting specialization of labor as a job design principle for labor is boredom. True False 11. Job enlargement generally entails adjusting a specialized job to make it more interesting to the jobholder. True False 12. The sociotechnical systems approach to job design focuses on the interaction between technology and the work group. True False 13. One of the major conclusions in job design is that task variety and skill variety are important job design principles. True False 14. The fundamental purpose of work measurement is to set time standards. True False 15. Work measurement can be used to determine how physically hard the work should be to be performed by labor. True False 16. Time study is usually performed by using a predetermined benchmark for a standard. True False 17. You need a standard time to determine normal time in a time study analysis. True False 18. A coffee break can be a reason workers should be given some extra time to do their jobs. True False 19. Mental fatigue is a reason workers should be given some extra time to do their jobs. True False 20. If the time it takes for equipment breakdowns is significant, it should not be factored into a time study analysis in determining the standard time for a job. True False 21. Work sampling involves observing a portion or sample of worker activities. True False 22. Methods Time Management (MTM) and Most Work Measurement System (MOST) are proprietary examples of Predetermined Motion-Time Data Systems (PMTS)....
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2012 for the course COMMERCE 398 taught by Professor Dale during the Spring '11 term at UBC.
- Spring '11
- The Land