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Baby boomers – age – mid 40's to mid 50's; traits – idealistic, competitive, questionauthority, “Me” generation.Traditionalists – age – late 50's to early 80's; traits – patriotic, loyal, fiscallyconservative, have faith in institutions, want their experience to be valued, respectprevious generations, business leaders.Noe, Employee Training and Development, Third Edition50
CHAPTER 12Multiple Choice Questions1.Which of the following should NOT be included in an effective orientation program?A)Introduction to peers and facilities.B)Benefit plan enrollment.C)Introduction to the company.D)Introduction to the new job.E)All of these should be included.Answer: EPage: 3792.Which of the following practices would you avoid in creating an effective dual careerpath system?A)Create power bases to allow technical employees to be involved in decisionmaking.B)Develop a culture that values the technical track as prestigious.C)Create very exacting selection criteria for advancement into the higher levels ofthe technical track.D)Utilize the technical track as a place to put poor performers.Answer: DPage: 382-3833.Which of the following is a characteristic of a well-designed dual career path system?A)Comparable pay for both paths.B)Top management support for dual paths.C)Flexibility.D)Tied to company strategy.E)All of the above.Answer: EPage: 382-3834.The orientation process for newly hired managers is calledA) Onsourcing.B)Onboarding.C)Settling-in phase.D)Anticipatory socialization.Answer: BPage: 3805.Which of the following would be considered a form of the compressed work week?A)Working 80 hours in 9 days over 2 weeks time.B)Coming in to work anytime before 10:00 a.m.Noe, Employee Training and Development, Third Edition51
C)Sharing a job with another employee.D)Working at home via computer interface.E)Working 10 hours a day, 5 days a week.Answer: APage: 3916.A leave of absence from the company to renew or develop skills is known as aA)They can ultimately lead to increased customer satisfaction.B)Plateauing.C)Telecommuting.D) Sabbatical.Answer: DPage: 3867.Behavioral-based conflict occursA)When there is no strain-based conflict.B)At the same time as time-based conflict.C)When an employee's behavior in work rules is not appropriate for their behavior innon-work roles.D)Along with role salience.Answer: CPage: 388

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