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445.(p. 310-311)If a firm wants to know why valuable employees are leaving the company, it will conduct ____________. A. performance appraisalsB. job inventoriesC. job simulationsD.exit interviewsAACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: KnowledgeLearning Goal: 11-10Level of Learning 1: Knowledge of key termsNickels - Chapter 11 #436Topic: Losing Valued Employees446.(p. 310)The _______________ doctrine states that employers have as much right to fire workers as the workers have to leave the company voluntarily. A. first-in, first-outB.employment at willC. reciprocal employmentD. mutual consentAACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: KnowledgeLearning Goal: 11-10Level of Learning 1: Knowledge of key termsNickels - Chapter 11 #437Topic: Terminating Employees447.(p. 310)A(n) __________ is a financial incentive a firm offers to encourage employees toaccept an early retirement offer. A. ESOPB. green fair-wayC.golden handshakeD. silver liningAACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: KnowledgeLearning Goal: 11-10Level of Learning 1: Knowledge of key termsNickels - Chapter 11 #438Topic: Retiring Employees
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448.(p. 309)A reason workers tend to receive fewer promotions than in the past is that: A. most firms now believe hiring people outside the organization is a better way to fill management positions because it brings in "new blood."B.the movement toward flatter organizational structures, provide fewer opportunities to move upward.C. firms have found that promoting employees can create jealousy and resentment among the workers who are not promoted.D. very few of today's supervisors and lower-level managers have the qualifications needed to move into higher management positions.As companies downsize and become flatter, they have fewer levels of management. Thismeans that fewer higher-level management positions are available for employees to reach.AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: ComprehensionLearning Goal: 11-10Level of Learning 2: Understanding of concepts and principlesNickels - Chapter 11 #439Topic: Promoting and Reassigning Employees449.(p. 310)Which of the following statements about early retirement is most accurate? A. Traditional early retirement plans are no longer legal because they represent age discrimination.B.An advantage of early retirement as a method of downsizing is that early retirement provides opportunities for younger employees to be promoted.C. Federal law requires firms to offer early retirement benefits to any worker who voluntarily offers to retire before the age of 60.D. Workers who receive an offer for early retirement are likely to gain by refusing the firm's first offer and holding out for a better deal.Early retirements have an advantage over layoffs as a means of downsizing because having workers voluntarily retire is better for the morale of remaining workers than seeing workers being laid off.AACSB: Reflective ThinkingBlooms: ComprehensionLearning Goal: 11-10Level of Learning 2: Understanding of concepts and principlesNickels - Chapter 11 #440Topic: Retiring Employees
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