Motivation And Performance

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What kind of rewards are defined as valued outcomes received through task performance?
    • A. 

      Extrinsic

    • B. 

      Merit pay

    • C. 

      Intrinsic

    • D. 

      Job simplification

  • 2. 
    What are the core characteristics (5) that help to determine the motivational potential of a job?
    • A. 

      Skill variety

    • B. 

      Psychological empowerment

    • C. 

      Knowledge and skills

    • D. 

      Task identity

    • E. 

      Job feedback

    • F. 

      Autonomy

    • G. 

      Self-serving bias

    • H. 

      Task significance

  • 3. 
    Pay for performance is a form of intrinsic reward.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What type of salary method rewards the employees for acquiring and developing job-relevant skills?
    • A. 

      Profit sharing

    • B. 

      Merit pay

    • C. 

      Employee stock ownership plans

    • D. 

      Skill-based pays

  • 5. 
    Stock options give stock to employees or allow them to purchase stocks at special prices.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 6. 
    What are the four steps in the performance management process?
    • A. 

      Identify clear and measurable goals

    • B. 

      Generate high member satisfaction

    • C. 

      Achieve high performance and effectiveness

    • D. 

      Measure performance to assess progress

    • E. 

      Stay viable for long-term action

    • F. 

      Provide feedback and coaching on performance results

    • G. 

      Use performance appraisal for human resource management decision

  • 7. 
    What performance measurement method assigns scores to specific performance dimensions?
    • A. 

      360 evaluation

    • B. 

      Ranking

    • C. 

      Graphic rating scales

    • D. 

      Critical incident diaries

  • 8. 
    What type of job design increase task variety by periodically shifting workers among jobs involving different tasks?
    • A. 

      Job simplification

    • B. 

      Job rotation

    • C. 

      Job enrichment

    • D. 

      Job enlargement

  • 9. 
    Reliability means a performance measure gives consistent results.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A compressed worksheet allows a full-time job to be completed in less than the usual five days.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False