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| June 13, 2018

Skip navigation links MGT132. HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT (MGT132) > TAKE ASSESSMENT: EXAM 4End navigation linksTake Assessment: Exam 4 Assistive Technology Tips [opens in new window]Name Exam 4InstructionsThis exam consists of 50 equally weighed questions. Always pick the single best answer. Questions that are skipped or are submitted with multiple answers will be scored as incorrect.Multiple Attempts This Test allows 2 attempts. This is attempt number 1.Force Completion This Test can be saved and resumed later.Show Question Completion Status:Question 1 text Question 12 points Save According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory, when does a need stop motivating?Question 1 answerswhen it is satisfiedit never stops motivatingwhen one moves higher up the hierarchyall of thesenone of theseQuestion 2 text Question 22 points Save Rebecca’s manager wants to acknowledge her outstanding service record for the past quarter. Her manager decides to give Rebecca a bonus of $1000 as a reward. This is an example of using ________ to reinforce behavior.Question 2 answersintrinsic motivationextrinsic motivationphysiological needsextinctionrecognitionQuestion 3 text Question 32 points Save ________ award shares of stock for the achievement of predetermined financial targets such as profit or growth in earnings per share.Question 3 answersNonqualified stock optionsStock appreciation rightsPerformance achievement plansPhantom stock plansRestricted stock plansQuestion 4 text Question 42 points Save The Hygiene-Motivator theory is also called the ________.Question 4 answerstwo-factor theorylearned needs theoryequity theorytheory of extrinsic motivationhierarchy of needsQuestion 5 text Question 52 points Save How often do most firms computer labor productivity measures used in gainsharing plans?Question 5 answersweeklymonthlyquarterlyannuallymonthly and quarterlyQuestion 6 text Question 62 points Save Gainsharing is an incentive plan that ________.Question 6 answersuses a trust to hold stock in individual employee accounts and distributes it to employees upon retirementengages many or all employees in a common effort to achieve a company’s productivity objectives with any resulting cost-savings gains shared among employees and the companycontributes company shares of its own stock or cash to be used to purchase company stock to a trust established to purchase shares of the firm’s stock for employeesprovides tax advantages for employees by deferring income taxes, often until the employee retiresinvolves the firm simply distributing a percentage of profits as profit shares to employees at regular intervalsQuestion 7 text Question 72 points Save The first step in implementing a gainsharing plan is to ________.Question 7 answerschoose specific performance measuresdecide on a funding formuladecide how often to pay bonusesestablish general plan objectivesdevelop an involvement systemQuestion 8 text Question 82 points Save Vroom’s expectancy theory states that a person’s motivation to exert some level of effort is a function of all of the following except ________.Question 8 answersthe probability that the effort will lead to performancethe perceived relationship between performance and obtaining the rewardthe perceive value of the rewardthe amount of intrinsic motivation associated with the behaviorall of these affect a person’s effortQuestion 9 text Question 92 points Save Motivator factors affect a continuum that ranges from ________.Question 9 answersdissatisfaction to satisfactionno dissatisfaction to no satisfactiondissatisfaction to no dissatisfactionsatisfaction to no satisfactionnone of theseQuestion 10 text Question 102 points Save All of the following are advantages of team incentives except that ________.Question 10 answersteam planning is reinforcedworker’s pay may not be proportional to his or her effortsjealousy is reducedproblem solving is encouragedcollaboration is encouragedQuestion 11 text Question 112 points Save The Lincoln incentive system is an incentive plan that ________.Question 11 answersuses a trust to hold stock in individual employee accounts and distributes it to employees upon retirementengages many or all employees in a common effort to achieve a company’s productivity objectives with any resulting cost-savings gains shared among employees and the companycontributes company shares of its own stock or cash to be used to purchase company stock to a trust established to purchase shares of the firm’s stock for employeesprovides tax advantages for employees by deferring income taxes, often until the employee retiresinvolves the firm distributing total annual profits each year among employees based on their merit ratingQuestion 12 text Question 122 points Save Under ________, executives receive units instead of shares of company stock. Then at some point in the future, they receive value (usually in cash) equal to the appreciation of the units they own.Question 12 answersnonqualified stock optionsstock appreciation rightsperformance achievement plansphantom stock plansrestricted stock plansQuestion 13 text Question 132 points Save What type of gainsharing plan uses the formula payroll expenses divided by total sales to determine employee bonuses?Question 13 answersLincolnRuckerImproshareScanlonall of theseQuestion 14 text Question 142 points Save According to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, if a company must restate financial statements due to material noncompliance with a financial reporting requirement, the act requires that the CEO ________.Question 14 answersrepay any bonuses received during the 12 months prior to the issuance of the financial statements in questionmake a public apology to stock holdersresign from the position of CEOopen his or her private records for investigation by an independent auditorall of theseQuestion 15 text Question 152 points Save An employee stock ownership plan is an incentive plan that ________.Question 15 answersengages many or all employees in a common effort to achieve a company’s productivity objectives with any resulting cost-savings gains shared among employees and the companyfocuses on the sharing of benefits between employer and employeescontributes company shares of its own stock or cash to be used to purchase company stock to a trust established to purchase shares of the firm’s stock for employeesprovides tax advantages for employees by deferring income taxes, often until the employee retiresinvolves the firm distributing total annual profits each year among employees based on their merit ratingQuestion 16 text Question 162 points Save Phantom stock plans refer to stock plans that provide ________.Question 16 answersunits instead of shares of company stock. Then at some point in the future, they receive value (usually in cash) equal to the appreciation of the units they ownshares without cost to the executive so that the employee can sell the stock but is restricted from do so for a set period of timeshares of stock for the achievement of predetermined financial targets such as profit or growth in earnings per sharepermit the recipient to exercise the stock option or to take any appreciation in the stock price in cash, stock, or some combination of thesethe option to purchase stock at a stated price, usually the fair market value at the time of the grantQuestion 17 text Question 172 points Save ________ is any salary increase the firm awards to an individual employee based on his or her individual performance.Question 17 answersMerit payVariable payCompetency-based payJob-based payPieceworkQuestion 18 text Question 182 points Save Which of the following is not one of the compensable factors emphasized in the Equal Pay Act?Question 18 answersskillseffortaccountabilityresponsibilityworking conditionsQuestion 19 text Question 192 points Save Which form of equity refers to the perceived fairness of the processes and procedures used to make decisions regarding the allocation of pay?Question 19 answersexternalinternaldistributiveindividualproceduralQuestion 20 text Question 202 points Save According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, if a worker covered by the act works more than 40 hours, he or she will receive overtime pay at a rate of ________ of normal pay for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek.Question 20 answers50%100%125%150%200%Question 21 text Question 212 points Save Direct financial payments include all of the following except ________.Question 21 answerswagesinsurancesalariesincentivescommissionsQuestion 22 text Question 222 points Save According to the Family and Medical Leave Act, eligible employees can take up to ________ weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for the birth of a child or for the care of a child, spouse, or parent.Question 22 answerstwofoursixtwelvesixteenQuestion 23 text Question 232 points Save All of the following occupations are exempt from the overtime provisions stated in the Fair Labor Standards Act except ________.Question 23 answersphysiciansdentistsmanagement traineesteachersarchitects

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