Management Study Set 37

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Quiz 1 :

The Contemporary Workplace

Quiz 1 :

The Contemporary Workplace

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In a(n) __________, countries and people are increasingly interconnected with respect to labour markets and business dealings.
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To survive in the new workplace, people must do all of the following EXCEPT:
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Which of the following statements does NOT describe an implication of technology for the new economy?
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Which of the following attributes accurately describes the new economy?
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In Charles Handy's description of changing careers, a person who performs specific tasks as needed and is compensated on a fee-for-services basis is a:
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Which of the following are appropriate targets for ethical and social responsibility issues?
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Treating certain people unfairly and denying them the full benefits of organisational membership is called:
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The existence of an invisible barrier that prevents women and minorities from rising above a certain level of organisational responsibility is called the:
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__________ is the collective brainpower or shared knowledge of a workforce that can be used to create value.
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The typical career in the 21st century:
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__________ introduces you to the concepts, themes and directions that are consistent with career success and organisational leadership in today's high performance work settings.
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Several technological trends are occurring in the new economy. Which of the following is not one of these trends?
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In the 21st century, organisations and their members will encounter all of the following ethical expectations EXCEPT:
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Differences among members of the workforce -- such as age, gender and national origin -- are characteristics of:
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__________ are successful because they are better than their competitors at gaining extraordinary results from the people working for them.
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_________ is the worldwide interdependence of resource flows, product markets, and business competition that characterises the new economy.
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Someone whose mind is a critical asset to employers and who adds to the intellectual capital of the organisation is a(n):
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The best employers share all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:
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According to Charles Handy, a __________ is a person who pursues career paths with a traditional character.
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All but one of the following workplace pressures involving ethics and social responsibility toward human capital will affect organisations and their members in the future. Identify the pressure that will NOT affect organisations and their members.
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