PSYC 651 Quiz Module 7

PSYC 651 Quiz: Performance Management, Reward and the Legal System

Covers the Textbook material from Module 7: Week 7.

  1. All of the following are conditions that need to be present in order for a CP plan to motivate employees EXCEPT:
  2. An employment relationship where the employer or employee can terminate the relationship at anytime is called
  3. In a traditional reward system:
  4. Illegal discrimination is also referred to as:
  5. When an employer discloses untrue favorable performance and this information causes risk or harm to others, such an action is called
  6. Contingent pay plans address which component of performance?
  7. When individuals are rewarded based on how well they perform on the job, this is called
  8. In a small municipal police department, each member of a team is expected to work with other members of the team to increase efficiency. The yearly individual increase in pay and promotion is based on whether individuals achieve higher than average numbers of reports, summonses, and arrests than their team. When an officer is working on a particularly difficult case, other members of the team are often unwilling to help that officer with tasks leading to wasted efforts and increased overtime. This is an example of
  9. Which of the following are characteristics of organizations with involvement cultures?
  10. The law which makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
  11. Traditional cultures should implement which type of the following pay plans:
  12. An organization’s culture is defined by:
  13. Providing a glowing recommendation for a former employee who was actually terminated due to poor performance that, if repeated in the future, could present a risk to the future employer, is called
  14. Which of the following is an example of adverse impact?
  15. Intangible rewards include all of the following EXCEPT:
  16. Organizations can do which of the following to ensure that rewards are actually seen as rewards:
  17. Which of the following are characteristics of a traditional culture?
  18. A reward is defined as:
  19. The disclosure of untrue unfavorable performance information that damages an employee’s reputation is called
  20. Disparate treatment is:
  21. Illegal discrimination is usually referred to as adverse impact because employees claim they were intentionally treated differently because of their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability status, or other status protected under the law.
  22. A basic principle that guides the design of a fair system is that procedures are standardized and that the same procedures are used with all employees.
  23. Gainsharing links individual and group pay to an organization’s ability to meet strategic goals.
  24. Performance management systems are more effective when results are directly tied to the reward system.
  25. A traditional approach to implementing reward systems is to reward employees based on how they do their work.
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