Human Resource Management Study Set 16

Business

Quiz 9 :
Employee Development

Quiz 9 :
Employee Development

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Training focuses on improving employees' performance in their current jobs, while development prepares them for other positions in the company.
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Explanation: Training traditionally focuses on helping employees' performance in their current jobs. Development prepares them for other positions in the company and increases their ability to move into jobs that may not yet exist.

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An employee with a protean career relies largely on his manager to guide him in his career.
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False
Explanation: A protean career is based on self-direction with the goal of psychological success in one's work. Employees take major responsibility for managing their careers.

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The use of work experiences in training is higher than that in development.
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False
Explanation: The use of work experience in training is lower than that in development.

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Psychological success is determined through the signals an employee receives from the company rather than it being self-determined.
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"Boundaryless" means that careers may involve identifying more with a job or profession than with the present employer.
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When an employee takes up a self-assessment test, he or she identifies the needs that are realistic to develop.
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In the career management process, the company's responsibility during goal settings is to identify resources an employee needs to reach the goals.
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Formal education programs include off-site and on-site programs designed specifically for the company's employees.
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Tuition reimbursement refers to the practice of reimbursing the training costs when an employee leaves the organization during training.
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Assessment refers to the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and behaviors that improve an employee's ability to meet changes in job requirements.
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The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is a training tool used by managers to improve interpersonal communication within teams.
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Assessment centers are primarily used to identify employees' technical skills.
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An in-basket is a simulation of the administrative tasks of the manager's job.
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Job enlargement refers to adding challenges or new responsibilities to employees' current jobs.
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Job rotation helps employees gain an overall appreciation of the company's goals and also improves their problem-solving skills.
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Transfers typically involve an increase in job responsibilities and compensation.
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A lateral move occurs when an employee is given lesser responsibility than what she previously had.
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Employees on sabbatical often receive full pay or benefits.
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Most mentoring relationships develop informally as a result of interests or values shared by the mentor and protégé.
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Career support provided by a mentor includes providing positive regard and acceptance.
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