Oraganization Behavior

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Title:| chapter 6|
Started:| September 20, 2010 5:40 PM|
Submitted:| September 20, 2010 5:45 PM|
Time spent:| 00:05:02 |
Total score:| 50/100 = 50% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 100 | 1.| |
 | A video journalist's job consists of operating the camera, reporting the story, and often editing the work, whereas these three tasks are traditionally performed by three people. Video journalism is an example of: | |

 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | self-leadership.| |   |  |
B. | job enrichment.| |   |  |
C. | job enlargement.| |   |  |
D. | job specialization.| |   |  |
E. | job enrichment and job enlargement.| 100% |   |  |
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Score:| 10/10 |
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 | Job status-based rewards discourage employees from hoarding resources. | |
 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | TRUE| |   |  |
B. | FALSE| 100% |   |  |
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 | A high degree of autonomy, task identity, and task significance are important conditions for: | |
 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | job specialization.| |   |  |
B. | competency-based pay.| |   |  |
C. | empowerment.| |   |  |
D. | scientific management.| |   |  |
E. | All of the answers are correct.| 0% |   |  |
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 | Job enrichment usually: |
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 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | reduces product and service quality.| |   |  |
B. | increases error rates and defects.| 0% |   |  | C. | reduces job satisfaction among qualified employees with high growth need strength.| |   |  | D. | increases absenteeism and turnover.| |   |  |

E. | None of the answers apply.| |   |  |
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 | Employees assembling complete computer modems would have higher task identity than those assembling only one component and passing it along to others for further assembly. | |
 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | TRUE| 100% |   |  |
B. | FALSE| |   |  |
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 | One of the most important characteristics of empowerment is that it is a personality trait. | |
 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | TRUE| 0% |   |  |
B. | FALSE| |   |  |
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 | Empowerment does which of the following? |
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 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | Empowerment increases autonomy.| |   |  |
B. | Empowerment decreases skill variety.| |   |  |
C. | Empowerment increases job rotation.| |   |  |
D. | Empowerment increases job specialization.| |   |  | E. | Empowerment increases autonomy and job specialization.| 0% |   |  |
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 | Research suggests that men and women differ in their attitudes towards money. | |
 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | TRUE| 100% |   |  |
B. | FALSE| |   |  |
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Score:| 10/10 |
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 | One problem with empowerment is that it tends to make employees less responsive to the company's needs and objectives. | |
 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | TRUE| 0% |   |  |
B. | FALSE| |   |  |
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 | Skill-based pay plans give an employee a higher pay rate for those days that he or she performs two or more jobs at the same time. | |
 | Student Response| Value| Correct Answer| Feedback| A. | TRUE| |  ...
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