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Human Resource Management: An Asian Perspective (Second Edition) Chapter 15: Collective Bargaining and Employment Relations Multiple Choice 1. A trade union is an organized group of workers who want to: a. improve terms and conditions at the workplace b. enhance their status in society c. take over management of the company d. a and b e. a, b and c (d; easy) 2. In most Asian countries, trade unions represent their members to negotiate with employers to: a. seek better wages b. improve working conditions c. have 5-day workweek d. a and b e. a, b and c (d; moderate) 3. A union may cooperate with employers by: a. working closely with management of the company b. resolving disputes in a mutually acceptable way c. becoming part of management d. a and b e. a, b and c (d; moderate) 4. The various types of unions include: a. general union b. craft union c. industry union d. house union e. all of the above (e; easy) 5. The objectives of a craft unions include the following: a. maintaining entry requirement to the occupation b. maintaining the required skills standards c. ensuring that the membership number is small d. a and b e. a, b and c (d; moderate) 228
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Human Resource Management: An Asian Perspective (Second Edition) 6. Workers join unions to fight for the following: a. higher wages b. safe workplace c. better working conditions d. job security e. all of the above (e; easy) 7. The decision to unionize may be based on _____. a. low morale b. fear of job loss c. arbitrary management actions d. increasing workload e. all of the above (e; easy) 8. The contents for collective bargaining include the following matters: a. that are related to salary b. that are related to working conditions c. that are related to management of the company d. a and b e. a, b and c (d; moderate) 9. Matters related to salary include the following: a. the amount b. the time of payment c. amount of bonus d. financial incentives e. all of the above (e; easy) 10. The main advantage of collective bargaining is that it allows management and unions to: a. meet informally b. discuss the future of the company c. plan manpower requirements d. discuss employment conditions e. none of the above (d; moderate) 11. Collective bargaining may be viewed from the following perspective (s): a. behavioral b. economic c. legal d. a and b e. a, b and c (e; easy) 229
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Chapter 15: Collective Bargaining and Employment Relations 12. Conditions for successful collective bargaining include the following: a. freedom of association b. recognition of union by the employer c. good faith d. mutual respect e. all of the above (e; easy) 13. The process of negotiation depends on the following: a. subject matter to be discussed b. the persons involved c. the circumstances of the negotiation d. a and b e. a, b and c (e; easy) 14. The process of negotiation includes the following step(s): a. preparation b. presentation c. exchange and compromise d. reaching an agreeement e. all of the above (e; easy) 15. In which human resource activity does a typical labor agreement give the
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