Essentials of Managing Human Resources, Fourth Canadian Edition

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By Nelson Lecroix, Niagara College
Chapter 7
Recognizing and Rewarding
Employees
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1. Employee compensation refers to:
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a) deciding compensation
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b) directing performance
improvement
c) determining training needs
d) discharging decisions
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2. The more common goals of a
compensation policy include all of the
following EXCEPT:
a) to influence employee
behaviours
b) to retain key staff
c) to control the compensation
budget
d) to remain competitive in the
product market
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a)
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3. Research studies illustrate that after a
pay-for-performance program has been
implemented, employees will increase their
output by:
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b)
c)
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a) 35 to 50 percent
b) 15 to 35 percent
c) 50 to 75 percent
d) 5 to 10 percent
a)
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d)
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4. Among the many forms of employee
motivation, experience dictates that the
most important motivator is still:
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a) power
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b)
c)
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b) money (pay)
c) responsibility
d) achievement
a)
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d)
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5. Blue-collar workers, for example,
employees compensated on an hourly basis,
are also known as:
a) wage earners
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b) salaried employees
c) piecework employees
d) gainsharers
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6. Compensation must be purposefully
linked to the organization’s mission and
general business objectives.
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7. A recent survey has demonstrated that
there is no link between an integrated
approach to rewards and achieving strong
business results.
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8. Compensation should be tailored to the
needs of the organization; not its
employees.
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1. True
2. False
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9. Compensation for work performed in
most organizations has traditionally been on
an hourly basis.
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1. True
2. False
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10. When wage rates rise above existing
area levels, an employer's labour costs may
become excessive; therefore, it is important
to use wage surveys.
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