Workplace Productivity & Motivation: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How does employee empowerment workplace?

Question 2 2. What could Manny the manager do to motivate employees and increase productivity in the workplace?

Question 3 3. What should Manny the manager NOT do if he wants to empower his employees?

Question 4 4. _____ are linked to employee motivation and arise from intrinsic conditions of the job itself.

Question 5 5. Ginger just got the promotion she has been after for a very long time. She will be in charge of the entire creative division of her company. What need, according to Alderfer's ERG theory, will be satisfied?

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Question 6 6. Which of these theories is based on the premise that one's needs are acquired over time as a result of their experiences and includes the needs of achievement, power, and affiliation?

Question 7 7. When an employee accomplishes a challenging goal, they are likely to:

Question 8 8. A team designing their company's new marketing strategy has shown loyalty by refusing to accept a job offer from a competing firm. They have shown great knowledge, skill and enthusiasm because they have a belief that they are growing as people within their current job. Which of the following from the above scenario is NOT an input?

Question 9 9. Which of these terms is considered synonymous with the Pygmalion effect?

Question 10 10. How would XYZ Corporation implement Vroom's expectancy theory regarding promotions in the company?

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Question 11 11. Identify the three components of expectancy theory.

Question 12 12. Elton Mayo observed

Question 13 13. Locke's goal setting theory states that goals should have all of the following elements, EXCEPT:

Question 14 14. Which job redesign strategy encourages respect for coworkers doing other jobs ?

Question 15 15. Frustration-regression involves:

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Question 16 16. This type of manager believes employees are inherently lazy and lack motivation:

Question 17 17. Why was Frederick Taylor dissatisfied with systematic management processes?

Question 18 18. How did the Hawthorne Study of five women in a bank writing room change perceptions about what motivates workers?

Question 19 19. Each of the following answer choices represents the fulfillment of one of Maslow's needs. Identify the answer choice that represents achieving the HIGHEST need on Maslow's Hierarchy pyramid.

Question 20 20. Anna is a full-time customer service representative who works from home. Which of these terms describes the job flexibility option that allows an employee to work the majority of their work hours from home or another remote location outside of the office?

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Question 21 21. All of the workers at Ted's Emporium have been shown the cold warehouse where employees who break any of the company rules are sent to work. Just thinking about the possibility of being sent into such a bleak work setting keeps most new employees from even considering breaking a rule. In this situation, management is successfully using the technique of _____ in order to encourage good behavior.

Question 22 22. Maria is a teller at a bank. She was recently given the task of helping customers with the paperwork for opening checking accounts. This is an example of _____.

Question 23 23. Behavioral Management is

Question 24 24. How can Vroom's expectancy theory be used to explain employee motivation?

Question 25 25. Which of these terms describes the job flexibility option that allows employees the opportunity to determine and control the hours in which they work?

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Question 26 26. Tom is the manager of a sales team. Becky is one of his employees with a need for affiliation. What type of work environment would be most beneficial to Becky?

Question 27 27. Which component of Vroom's expectancy theory refers to the level of effort an employee is willing to exert in hopes that the increased effort will result in better performance.

Question 28 28. In Tara's performance review, her boss points out Tara's positive ranking when it comes to meeting deadlines for key projects. In terms of organizational goals, why is sharing this information so important in the performance review?

Question 29 29. One week, shortly after her mother's death, Sarah arrives at work an hour late on two different occasions. Considering Sarah's personal circumstances, her manager decides to ignore the behavior in the hopes that it will disappear over time. Sarah's manager is using the _____ technique.

Question 30 30. According to Herzberg, how can employee dissatisfaction be eliminated?

Workplace Productivity & Motivation: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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