Organizational Behaviour Study Set 2

Business

Quiz 6 :

Motivation in Practice

Quiz 6 :

Motivation in Practice

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When workers are paid according to the performance of their work group, the relationship between individual pay and productivity decreases as the group gets bigger.
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Piece rate pay systems
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Employees and managers seriously underestimate the importance of ________ as a motivator.
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pay

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Restriction of productivity is a phenomenon associated with
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Tanya's work group restricts its productivity.According to the text, this is a pretty good sign that the group members are paid an hourly wage.
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When a portion of employees' pay is based on a measure of performance it is called variable pay.
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Raoul is searching for a new job because he wants to earn more money.He is especially interested in a job in which a portion of his pay is based on a measure of his performance.What kind of pay is Raoul interested in getting?
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________ pay plans can stimulate productivity, but they can also lead to restriction of productivity.
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As the size of the team ________, the relationship between any individual's productivity and his or her pay ________.
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When a portion of employees' pay is based on seniority it is called variable pay.
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Which of the following is most accurate about the importance of pay as a motivator?
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Restriction of productivity has been a problem with wage incentive plans.
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Joe, Margaret, and Denise are co-workers.Joe produces five widgets and is paid $5.Margaret produces twenty widgets and is paid $20.Denise produces fifty widgets and is paid $50.These workers are being paid according to a(n)________ pay plan.
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When a portion of employees' pay is based on a measure of performance, it is called ________.
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Pay is one of the most important and effective motivators of performance.
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Financial incentives and pay-for-performance have no effect on turnover.
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Research on financial incentives and pay-for-performance plans have found that they
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Wage incentive plans have become one of the most common forms of motivation in Canadian organizations.
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Financial incentives and pay-for-performance plans have been found to increase performance and lower ________.
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What is variable pay?
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