Ch14 - Ch14 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best...

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Ch14 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. While there are differences in the meaning of work among countries, similarities appear to exist in: a. job enrichment and satisfaction b. determinants of job involvement c. two common work dimensions: work content and job context d. two common motivators: positive feedback and valued rewards 2. The basic building blocks of an organization are: a. authority-responsibility relationships b. integration and differentiation c. power and influence d. jobs 3. The process of subdividing and departmentalizing an organization is __________; whereas, __________ is the process of linking jobs and departments into a cohesive whole. a. differentiation; authority b. organizing; controlling c. differentiation; integration d. job design; performance 4. The process of connecting jobs and departments into a coordinated, cohesive whole is known as: a. structuring b. lines of authority c. differentiation d. integration 5. Job enlargement was developed to overcome the problem of: a. complexity associated with job enrichment b. job ambiguity associated with the Job Charac- teristics Model c. boredom associated with scientific manage- ment's approach to jobs d. motivation associated with a lack of job rota- tion 6. A shortcoming of scientific management is that: a. it empowers employees too much b. it removes or reduces managerial authority of supervisors c. it undervalues the human capacity for thought and creativity d. it only works in manufacturing settings
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7. The problem of overspecialization has been addressed by: a. increasing the variety in jobs b. increasing participation c. increasing authority at lower levels d. a renewed emphasis on integration
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