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Contingent pay is also referred to as ______________.
B. Pay for performance
C. Base pay
D. None of the above
Pay for performance
When a CP plan is implemented, organizations need to make clear:
A. what is expected of employees
B. what specific behaviors or results will be rewarded
C. how employees can achieve specified behaviors or results
D. All of the above
All of the above
All of the following are conditions that need to be present in order for a CP plan to motivate employees EXCEPT:
One of several reasons a CP plan could fail is:
A. Poor performance management system is in place
B. Managers are made accountable
C. Clear difference in rewards for poor and outstanding performers
D. None of the above
Poor performance management system is in place
Traditional cultures should implement which type of the following pay plans:
A. Piece rate, profit sharing, or group incentives
B. Piece rate, skill-based pay, or sales commissions
C. Piece rate, sales commissions, or group incentives
D. Group incentives, profit sharing, or skill-based pay
Piece rate, sales commissions, or group incentives
Organizations can do which of the following to insure that rewards are actually seen as rewards:
A. Define and measure performance first, and then allocate rewards
B. Use only rewards that are available
C. Only use financial rewards
D. A and B only
A and B only
Three of the most popular job evaluation methods are:
A. Ranking, classification, and banding
B. Classification, point, and banding
C. Ranking, classification, and point
D. Point, banding, and ranking
Ranking, classification, and point
Illegal discrimination is also referred to as:
A. Disparate treatment
B. Adverse impact
An employment relationship where the employer or employee can terminate the relationship at anytime is called _____________________.
B. employment at will
C. adverse impact
employment at will
When an employer discloses untrue favorable performance and this information causes risk or harm to others, such an action is called ____________________.
D. none of the above
The law which makes it illegal to discriminate on the grounds of sex, marital status, and gender reassignment in a limited manner is:
A. Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations 2003
B. Employment Equality (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2003
C. Sex Discrimination Act of 1975
D. Race Relations Act of 1976
Sex Discrimination Act of 1975
In a traditional award system:
A. All employees are paid the same regardless of position or performance.
B. Employees are paid based on performance regardless of position.
C. Employees are paid based on position regardless of performance.
D. Employees are paid based on an equation involving both performance and position.
Employees are paid based on position regardless of performance.
When individuals are rewarded based on how well they perform on the job, this is
A. consistency pay
B. contingent pay
C. constant pay
D. calculated pay
Contingent pay plans address which component of performance?
A. Declarative knowledge
B. Procedural knowledge
C. Organizational knowledge
In a small municipal police department, each member of a team is expected to have higher than average numbers of reports, summonses, and arrests for that team; and promotions and increases in pay are based on these statistics. When
an officer is working on a particularly difficult case, the other members of the team are often unwilling to help that officer with tasks leading to increased overtime. This is an example of
A. individual vs. team-oriented employees
B. poor supervision
C. folly of rewarding A while hoping for B
D. unclear expectations
folly of rewarding A while hoping for B
An organization's culture is defined by:
A. Its employee manual
B. Its mission statement
C. Its employees' attitudes and perceptions
D. Its unwritten rules and procedures
Its unwritten rules and procedures
Which of the following are characteristics of a traditional culture?
A. Lateral communication
B. Top-down decision making
C. Loosely defined roles
D. Bottom-up decision making
Top-down decision making
Which of the following are characteristics of organizations with involvement cultures?
A. Lateral communication
B. Loosely defined roles
C. Neither A or B
D. Both A & B
Both A & B
A reward is defined as:
A. Increased base salary
B. Something that increases the frequency of an action
C. Promotion or recognition
D. One-time bonuses
Something that increases the frequency of an action
Consideration of what skills, knowledge, and abilities are required for each job, how valuable the job is for the organization, and how much pay other organizations allocate to these jobs is:
A. A job evaluation
B. A job structure analysis
C. A job description evaluation
D. A job analysis
A job evaluation
The disclosure of untrue unfavorable performance information that damages an employee's reputation is called ______________________.
Providing a glowing recommendation for a former employee who was actually terminated due to poor performance that, if repeated in the future, could present a risk to the future employer, is called _____________________________.
Which of the following is an example of adverse impact?
A.At a large manufacturing company, only employees with a college degree are considered for supervisory positions. The employees working in the factory are predominantly Hispanic and Asian, but there are no Hispanic or Asian supervisors.
B.A small police department has implemented a physical agility test for all its current police officers. The test includes a short distance sprint, a wall to be climbed, and a requirement that each participant do four underhand, free-hang pull-ups. If any officer fails the test, they will be given three months to retest and if they fail again they are terminated. Fifteen percent of the police officers currently employed at this department are women, and they all failed the test on the first try. Five percent of male officers failed the test on the first try.
C.Language interpreters for a telephone-based interpreting firm are given written and verbal tests to ensure that their language skills are sufficient for certain types of jobs. If an employee fails the test, they are given three months to retest and if they fail again, they are terminated. One quarter of the employees failed the written test the first time they took it.
D.One particular supervisor at an insurance company consistently gives lower performance ratings to employees who are Hispanic or black than he gives to employees who are white or Asian. Low performance ratings effect promotions and pay increases.
A small police department has implemented a physical agility test for all its current police officers. The test includes a short distance sprint, a wall to be climbed, and a requirement that each participant do four underhand, free-hang pull-ups. If any officer fails the test, they will be given three months to retest and if they fail again they are terminated. Fifteen percent of the police officers currently employed at this department are women, and they all failed the test on the first try. Five percent of male officers failed the test on the first try.
Disparate treatment is:
A. When employees are treated differently because of their work performance.
B. When employees are treated differently because of their position with the company.
C. When employees are treated differently because of their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability status, or other status protected under the law.
D. When employees are treated differently because of their educational level.
When employees are treated differently because of their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability status, or other status protected under the law.
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