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Team Absenteeism & Discipline Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Allowing an employee to engage in _____ is one method for providing positive discipline.

Question 2 2. Giving an employee _____ is the foundation of the disciplinary process.

Question 3 3. A common reason managers fail to provide adequate discipline is because they are:

Question 4 4. Many managers forget that it is important to use _____ as an integral part of the discipline process.

Question 5 5. Which statement about the relationship between policy and discipline is TRUE?

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Question 6 6. Beth is feeling burnt out at work. She needs a change, so she decides to quit her job and take classes to become a real estate agent, which she thinks will provide her with a more flexible schedule. Which of the following describes this example?

Question 7 7. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of 'turnover'?

Question 8 8. To motivate employees to stay with the company, the HR manager recommends an across the board pay raise, which will get the company wages up to current market level. What type of tool is this?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of 'absenteeism'?

Question 10 10. Which of the following may affect intrinsic motivation?

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Question 11 11. A company has an employee discipline policy which states that employees must never share confidential information, must always display respectful behavior to customers, and must never be late. Which of the situations below, should NOT receive discipline due to the vagueness of this policy?

Question 12 12. What is at-will employment?

Question 13 13. Which of the following could be a consideration to an employee discipline policy?

Question 14 14. Which of the following should NOT be included in an employee discipline policy?

Question 15 15. Which situation below might be cause for the termination of an employee instead of a warning?

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Question 16 16. An employee can be disciplined for all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 17 17. Sam works at the local pharmacy. Yesterday, he was arrested for misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance. Which statement is TRUE?

Question 18 18. In employment that is governed by a/the _____, both the employer and the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time for any lawful reason.

Question 19 19. Employees have a strong legal case for unlawful discipline when they can prove that:

Question 20 20. When an employee is being disciplined for theft, an employer can NOT:

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Question 21 21. What is progressive discipline?

Question 22 22. What is a good way to make sure employees don't feel like their bad behavior is the only thing being documented?

Question 23 23. In progressive discipline which warning is the least drastic?

Question 24 24. Mary has a verbal warning already for coming into work late. Now her manager, Sara, has caught Mary doing drugs in the women's bathroom. What action is required at this time?

Question 25 25. George has a tendency of being late a few days a month. He has a verbal warning already on file. Wendy has also started coming in late, but this is new for her, and otherwise she is a stellar employee. What actions should be taken for Wendy and George?

Team Absenteeism & Discipline Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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