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Effective Performance Appraisals Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is not a developmental use of a performance appraisal?

Question 2 2. What is a formal system of assessing an employee's effectiveness and productivity called?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways of managing employee performance?

Question 4 4. A performance appraisal that yields the same results regardless of the the person using it has which of the following characteristics?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT an administrative use of performance appraisals?

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Question 6 6. A performance appraisal that is easy to understand and use has which of the following characteristics?

Question 7 7. Jill is concerned that her employees are stagnating and not developing their skills as she had hoped. Jill believes that _____ will help the employees assess their work and generate skill development plans.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a developmental function of performance appraisals?

Question 9 9. What is the basic assumption of the systematic study?

Question 10 10. Employee appraisals are for _____.

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Question 11 11. Tina is a deputy manager in a large PR firm. She tries to understand why John, who worked so well as an intern and was promoted to an assistant in finance, seems to be so negative and is constantly making mistakes. She assigns him to a project she is working on so that she can observe him more closely. Based on her observations, she thinks that he is not satisfied with the amount of money he makes. However, he is actually having trouble with his fiance. Why does Tina make the wrong conclusion?

Question 12 12. When making training and development plans, it is important for managers to:

Question 13 13. An appraisal that can differentiate between effective employees and ineffective employees has which characteristic?

Question 14 14. How would a manager implement Management by Objective (MBO) in her employee appraisals?

Question 15 15. A performance appraisal that provides an employee with feedback from multiple parties is a:

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Question 16 16. Which type of study is similar to systematic?

Question 17 17. A performance appraisal supported by an organization's members has which characteristic?

Question 18 18. Thomas is a CEO at a retail firm. He notices that many employees are depressed and are becoming increasingly unmotivated. In order to combat the problem, Thomas interviews all of his employees and tries to understand the underlying issue. He tries to focus on developing a plan that will give employees a progressive salary with huge benefits if they reach company targets. Which approach is Thomas using?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is not an administrative use of performance appraisals?

Question 20 20. A performance appraisal using criteria correlated to the goal assessed has which characteristic?

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Question 21 21. Top-down appraisals measure employee performance against goals _____

Question 22 22. How does the evidence-based management study differ from the systematic study?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT true about a performance appraisal?

Question 24 24. The CEO of XYZ Corp. will be conducting reviews with his top managers. He has asked them to get feedback from lower level supervisors and outside vendors with whom they work. Which method is the CEO using to review his top managers?

Effective Performance Appraisals Chapter Exam Instructions

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