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Chapter 6: Motivating Employee PerformanceThrough Rewards9343.FFor difficult goals to motivate behavior, they must be setat a low level so they are possible to attain.44.TManagement by Objectives’ (MBO) is essentially acollaborative goal-setting process.45.TA performance management system comprises theprocesses and activities involved in performanceappraisals.46.TPerformance measurement with a developmentalorientation focuses on the future and use of informationfrom evaluations to improve performance.47.TPerformance appraisals with a judgmental orientationfocus on past performance and are concerned mainlywith measuring and comparing performance and with theuses of the information generated.48.TIn most measurement systems, the employee’s primaryevaluator is his or her supervisor.49.T360-degree feedback includes evaluations from those onall sides of them in the organization, their boss, theircolleagues, and peers, and their own subordinates.
94Chapter 6: Motivating Employee Performance Through Rewards50.TTo benefit from 360-degree feedback, a manager musthave a thick skin.51.FOrganizations usually conduct performance appraisals ona semi-annual basis.52.FManagers in international settings must ensure that theyincorporate cultural phenomena in their performanceappraisal strategies.53.TTo provide useful information for the decision maker,performance appraisals must be valid, reliable, and freefrom bias.54.FComparative performance measurement methodscompare an employee’s current performance to his or herpast performance.55.TThe purpose of reward systems in most organizations isto attract, retain, and motivate qualified employees.56.TThe behaviors in organizations that are rewarded are theones that tend to recur.
Chapter 6: Motivating Employee PerformanceThrough Rewards95TCompensation plans oriented mainly toward individual57.employees may cause increased competition for therewards.58.FOrganizations are prohibited by law from payingemployees for time not worked.59.TEmployee stock option plans are incentive programs inwhich employees can purchase stock in the company at areduced rate.60.FCafeteria-style benefit plans are an example ofparticipative pay plans.61.TThe IRS has begun to tax some perquisites given toemployees.62.TAn organization’s social security, unemployment, andworkers’ compensation contributions are set by law.63.FAn organization that uses a flexible reward system mayallow employees to choose the combination of benefitsthey prefer, but not how they receive their pay.
96Chapter 6: Motivating Employee Performance Through Rewards64.FA policy of pay secrecy can be expected to improveworkers’ motivation.65.FExpatriates should be paid the same as their domesticequivalent workers.COMPLETION66.Financial services firm Merrell Lynchwas convicted ofa record-breaking write-off of $7.9 billion in bad mortgage-backeddebt.

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