PSYC 651 Quiz Module 1

PSYC 651 Quiz: Performance Management System

Covers the Textbook material from Module 1: Week 1.

  1. All of the following are characteristics of an ideal performance management system EXCEPT:
  2. All of the following are possible benefits of a performance management system EXCEPT:
  3. All of the following are purposes of a performance management system EXCEPT:
  4. All of the following are related to the changing nature of performance management EXCEPT:
  5. An ideal PM system is __________, which means that performance is evaluated and feedback is given on an ongoing basis, the appraisal meeting consists of two-way communication, and performance standards are clear.
  6. An ideal performance management system is correctable. What does this mean?
  7. Current factors that are bringing about changes to the performance management process include all of the following EXCEPT:
  8. Dangers of a poorly implemented performance management system include all of the following EXCEPT:
  9. In what manner is performance management typically similar around the world?
  10. In which country should performance management be adapted to the country’s unique culture?
  11. Information gained from the organizational maintenance purpose of a PM system is used for all of the following EXCEPT:
  12. Linking the organization’s goals to individual and team goals helps reinforce behaviors that will help with organizational goal achievement and communicates the most crucial business initiatives.
  13. PM system information is important for the effective implementation of which of the following HR function(s)?
  14. Performance management systems in foreign subsidiaries often differ from those in home country headquarters as differences in the power distance (i.e., the degree to which a society accepts unequal distribution of power) increase between/among countries.
  15. Performance management systems should be thorough, meaning that:
  16. The ___________ purpose of PM systems is to furnish valid and useful information for making employment decisions including salary adjustments, promotions, and terminations.
  17. The ____________ characteristic allows employees to receive concrete guidance about what is expected of them and how they can meet those expectations:
  18. The current consensus amongst most employees (as reported by the CEB) is that performance review systems are helpful in improving their productivity.
  19. The meaningfulness characteristic of performance management systems includes all the following EXCEPT:
  20. The performance management system should link to other human resources and development activities EXCEPT:
  21. The strategic purpose of PM systems involves constructing the strategic vision for the organization.
  22. Unfair performance ratings are the main problem with performance management systems.
  23. When employees of an organization do not see the PM system as fair, the organization may witness from its employees all of the following EXCEPT:
  24. Which of the following does the text identify as a possible danger of a poorly implemented performance management system?
  25. is a continuous process of identifying, measuring, and developing the performance of individuals and teams and aligning performance with the strategic goals of the organization.
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