Chapter 6: Motivating Workers
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Worker motivation can be defined as
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    employees working hard because they fear losing their jobs
    workers working hard to do their best for the business
    employees travelling a long way to get to work
    workers work hard just when their manager is watching
  • Question 2
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    Q. People work hard for all of the following reasons except
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    earning money.
    having social contact
    gaining recognition
    watching TV
  • Question 3
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    Q. Taylor's views on worker motivation suggests that:
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    workers will work hard when they have clean conditions
    workers will work hard when they enjoy work socially
    workers will work harder when they are paid more
    workers work harder when they are given extra responsibility
  • Question 4
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    Q. According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, workers' self-fulfilment will be reached when
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    they are given challenging  work to do and are recognised
    they are paid a higher salary than other employees
    work in groups and are given the chance to make decisions  
    they have job security
  • Question 5
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    Q. Job satisfaction can be defined as:
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    being happy when work is finished
    being happy when more jobs come in
    being happy when an unemployed person finds a job
    being happy at work because of the type of job being done
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following did Herzberg believe is the best example of job enrichment?
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    the worker is given more work to do and is paid more
    the worker is allowed to change jobs
    the worker is given more physical jobs to complete
    the worker is encouraged to take more responsibility at work
  • Question 7
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    Q. The best definition of wages calculated by time rate is:
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    the hours worked multiplied by the hourly rate of pay
    multiplying the amount produced by a rate per unit of output
     a salary paid each month
    wages added to the fringe benefits
  • Question 8
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    Q. An advantage of the time rate system is that:
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    it encourages workers to produce as much as possible
     it is easy to calculate from a time sheet
     it encourages workers to get the job finished quickly
     income tax does not have to be paid on earnings
  • Question 9
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    Q. One disadvantage of the piece rate system of wages is that:
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    workers have to fill in detailed time sheets
    high output is discouraged as workers will receive more pay
    quality may be a problem if workers work too fast
    little time is wasted by workers
  • Question 10
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    Q. An advantage to workers of being paid a salary rather than a piece rate is
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    there is more security of payment
    higher pay results from higher output
    workers will always receive a higher salary than piece rate 
    working longer hours always means higher salary 
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which of the following is an example of a fringe benefit?
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    Higher pay
    Free Meals at the canteen
    Annual bonus
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