HRM Trivia Questions On Building Positive Employee Relations! Quiz

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This quiz has some HRM Trivia Questions on Building Positive Employee Relations! A company is made up of different people that exhibit different behaviors, and some can co-exist with each other while others can’t. It is you to the HRM to put up policies that ensure employees live in harmony with each other and without bias. Do take the quiz, and see how well you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Joel is a manager who is doing an activity that involves establishing and maintaining the positive employee-employer relationships that contribute to satisfactory productivity and a cohesive work environment. This is defined as:
    • A. 

      Employee relations

    • B. 

      Organizational justice

    • C. 

      Public policy

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 2. 
    _______ is the activity that involves establishing and maintaining a positive employee-employer relationship.
    • A. 

      Quality circles

    • B. 

      Employee relations

    • C. 

      Suggestion teams

    • D. 

      Focus groups

  • 3. 
    Unfair treatment of employees in the workplace causes all the following EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      Demoralization

    • B. 

      Negative performance

    • C. 

      Reduced stress

    • D. 

      Reduced morale

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT an effect of an abusive supervisor?
    • A. 

      More likely to stay with the company

    • B. 

      Higher stress

    • C. 

      Low job satisfaction

    • D. 

      More likely to quit

  • 5. 
    According to surveys, at work, fair treatment reflects concrete actions such as, "Employees are treated with respect and ________."
    • A. 

      Properly served

    • B. 

      Treated fairly

    • C. 

      Terminated

    • D. 

      Not abused

  • 6. 
    What are the two main components of organizational justice?
    • A. 

      Distributive justice and normative judgments

    • B. 

      Procedural justice and distributive justice

    • C. 

      Normative justice and ethical treatment

    • D. 

      Interactional justice and ethical justice

  • 7. 
    Which component of organizational justice refers to the fairness and justice of a decision's result?
    • A. 

      Distributive justice

    • B. 

      Procedural justice

    • C. 

      Normative justice

    • D. 

      Interpersonal justice

  • 8. 
    The distributive justice component of organizational justice is best defined as the ________
    • A. 

      Fairness of the decision process

    • B. 

      Fairness of the decision's outcomes

    • C. 

      Degree to which the decision is moral

    • D. 

      Extent to which the decision is good or bad

  • 9. 
    Which component of organizational justice refers to the fairness of a process?
    • A. 

      Distributive justice

    • B. 

      Procedural justice

    • C. 

      Interactional justice

    • D. 

      Normative justice

  • 10. 
    Which of the following best defines procedural justice?
    • A. 

      Fairness of a decision's result

    • B. 

      Manner in which firms conduct business

    • C. 

      Fairness of the process used to make a decision

    • D. 

      Manner in which managers treat subordinates

  • 11. 
    The company Wilson works for believes it should (and it does) channel resources toward improving one or more segments of society other than the firm's owners or stockholders. This is known as:
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Quality circles

    • C. 

      Procedural justice

    • D. 

      Corporate social responsibility

  • 12. 
    As a manager, all of the following would most likely encourage ethical behavior among subordinates EXCEPT ________.
    • A. 

      Clarifying expectations

    • B. 

      Serving as a role model

    • C. 

      Rewarding honest work

    • D. 

      Taking credit for others' work

  • 13. 
    Johnson & Johnson has a corporate ethics code that states "We believe our first responsibility is to the doctors, nurses and patients, to mothers and fathers and all others who use our products and services." What is the most likely purpose of Johnson & Johnson's ethics code?
    • A. 

      Establishing disciplinary procedures

    • B. 

      Providing incentives for employees

    • C. 

      Clarifying expectations for employees

    • D. 

      Marketing to potential new customers

  • 14. 
    When a company rewards employees who behave ethically using the firm's incentive plan and appraisal system, they are ________ to encourage ethical behavior
    • A. 

      Providing physical support

    • B. 

      Organizing ceremonies

    • C. 

      Clarifying expectations

    • D. 

      Using symbols

  • 15. 
    According to surveys, which of the following is the primary cause of ethical compromises in the workplace?
    • A. 

      Feeling peer pressure

    • B. 

      Meeting schedule pressures

    • C. 

      Advancing a boss' career interests

    • D. 

      Advancing personal career interests

  • 16. 
    A(n) ________ is a type of formal problem-solving team, usually composed of 6 to 12 specially trained employees who meet weekly to solve problems affecting their work area.
    • A. 

      Action team

    • B. 

      Organizational culture

    • C. 

      Suggestion team

    • D. 

      Quality circle

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is NOT an element of bullying?
    • A. 

      Submission

    • B. 

      Repetition

    • C. 

      Intent to harm

    • D. 

      Imbalance of power

  • 18. 
    What is defined as the perceptions a company's employees share about the firm's psychological environment?
    • A. 

      Bullying

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Social responsibility

    • D. 

      Organizational climate

  • 19. 
    A recent survey found approximately what percentage of organizations use social media tools to communicate with employees and to help develop a sense of community?
    • A. 

      15%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 20. 
    Julio is part of a team of 8 at work which runs itself with little supervision to accomplish a specific task. This is an example of what type of team?
    • A. 

      Sales team

    • B. 

      Self-managing work team

    • C. 

      Suggestion team

    • D. 

      Problem-solving team

  • 21. 
    The definition of a ________ is a temporary team whose members work on specific analytical assignments, such as how to cut costs or raise productivity
    • A. 

      Quality circle

    • B. 

      Suggestion team

    • C. 

      Self-managed team

    • D. 

      Work team

  • 22. 
    Semi-permanent teams that identify and research work processes and develop solutions to work-related problems are called:
    • A. 

      Suggestion teams

    • B. 

      Orientation teams

    • C. 

      Problem-solving teams

    • D. 

      Self-managed teams

  • 23. 
    Self-managed teams typically have how many members?
    • A. 

      1-2

    • B. 

      4-6

    • C. 

      8-10

    • D. 

      15-20

  • 24. 
    Which type of bullying involves hitting, punching, and shoving?
    • A. 

      Verbal

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Cyber bullying

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 25. 
    Which type of bullying involves name-calling and teasing?
    • A. 

      Verbal

    • B. 

      Social

    • C. 

      Cyber bullying

    • D. 

      Physical

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