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One More Time How Do You Motivate Employees


Quiz Questions

1.The surest and least circumlocuted way of getting someone to do something is to administer a kick in the pants-to give what might be called the _______.
PITA
KITA
KATA
SITA
2. The very nature of motivators, as opposed to hygiene factors, is that they have a much longer-term effect on employees’ attitudes.
True
False
3.To measure the _________ effect is to gauge whether productivity and attitudes toward the job changed artificially merely because employees sensed that the company was paying more attention to them in doing something different or novel.
Pavlov’s
Maslow’s
Hawthorne
None of the above
4.In attempting to enrich certain jobs, management often __________ the personal contribution of employees rather than giving them opportunities for growth.
increases
reduces
ignores
None of the above.
5.Which of the following are the general philosophies of personnel management?
Organizational theory
Industrial engineering
Behavioral science
All of the above
6._____________ Theory suggests that work be enriched to bring about effective utilization of personnel.
Behavioral science
Industrial engineering
Motivation-hygiene
Organizational theory
7.Which of the following is a principle of vertical job loading?
Increasing the accountability of individuals for own work
Introducing new and more difficult tasks not previously handled
Removing some controls while retaining accountability
All of the above
8.Job enrichment will not be a one-time proposition, but a continuous management function.
True
False
9.The growth or motivator factors that are intrinsic to the job are_______________.
Achievement
Recognition for achievement
Responsibility
Only a and b
All of the above.
10.________________ believe that human needs are either so irrational or so varied and adjustable to specific situations that the major function of personnel management is to be as pragmatic as the occasion demands.
Organizational theorists
Industrial engineers
Behavioral scientists
Optimists