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A a companys labor costs are not affected by the

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A. A company’s labor costs are not affected by the efficiency of its work processes. 26
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B. High labor rates are not necessarily inconsistent with the goals of companies that want to reduce costs C. It is more difficult for managers to compare their companies’ labor rates with those of competitors than to compare labor costs. D. A company whose labor rates are high is unlikely to have lower labor costs than other companies. E. Managers often use information about competitors’ labor costs to calculate those companies’ labor rates. Answer: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q25: According to the passage, which of the following is true about changes to a company’s compensation system? A. They are often implemented in conjunction with a company’s efforts to reconfigure its work processes. B. They have been advocated by prominent business journals as the most direct way for a company to bring about changes in its labor costs. C. They are more likely to result in an increase in labor costs than they are to bring about competitive advantages for the company. D. They sometimes result in significant cost savings but are likely to create labor- relations problems for the company. E. They may seem to managers to be relatively easy to implement compared with other kinds of changes managers might consider. Answer: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Q26: Which of following most logically completes the argument? The last members of a now-extinct species of a European wild deer called the giant dear lived in Ireland about 16,000 years ago. Prehistoric cave paintings in France depict this animal as having a large hump on its back. Fossils of this animal, however, do not show any hump. Nevertheless, there is no reason to conclude that the cave paintings are therefore inaccurate in this regard, since ______. A. some prehistoric cave paintings in France also depict other animals as having a hump B. fossils of the giant deer are much more common in Ireland than in France C. animal humps are composed of fatty tissue, which dose not fossilize D. the cave paintings of the giant deer were painted well before 16,000 years ago E. only one currently existing species of deer has any anatomical feature that even remotely resembles a hump Answer: ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- - 27
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Q27: Newspaper editorial: In an attempt to reduce the crime rate, the governor is getting tough on criminals and making prison conditions harsher. Part of this effort has been to deny inmates the access they formerly had to college-level courses. However, this action is clearly counter to the governor’s ultimate goal, since after being released form prison, inmates who had taken such courses committed far fewer crimes overall than other inmates. Which of the following is an assumption on which the argument depends?
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