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11. What one HR program associated with embeddedness, given that

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11. What is one HR program associated with embeddedness, given that downsizing is unavoidable?

a.flex-time

b.off-site child care

c.defined-contribution plans

d.severance pay

 

 

12.What is one challenge that managers must confront when managing in times of uncertainty and potential downsizing?

a.focus on the short-term

b.pay attention to middle-management

c.control the rumour mill

d.take charge and minimize involvement

 

 

13.Which of the following programs is NOT typically associated with high involvement human resource management?

a.self-managed work teams

b.continuous improvement

c.incentive compensation

d.selective training

 

 

14.If employees believe that they will be rewarded for loyal service and feel protected by job security, what type of contract do they have?

a.employment contract

b.psychological contract

c.union contract

d.long-term contract

 

 

15.What organizational initiative provides a program of counselling and job-search assistance for workers who have been terminated?

a.ethics

b.succession

c.outplacement

d.re-integration

 

 

16.What do you call an employee who remains with an organization after a downsizing?

a.employed

b.victim

c.survivor

d.talented

 

 

17.Downsizing became a huge phenomenon in the 1990s and then it waned.  Which year did downsizing make a comeback?

a.2008

b.2009

c.2010

d.2011

 

 

18.When survivors of downsizing continue to work for an organization, there are several impacts on them personally. Which of the following is NOT an impact experienced by survivors?

a.compliance with workplace safety

b.negative attitudes and behaviours

c.reduced performance capabilities

d.lower organizational productivity

 

 

19.If an organization wants to achieve an effective restructuring, what is one strategy that it might implement?

a.outsourcing

b.rightsizing

c.designing

d.rationalizing

 

 

20.Why do organizations with high-involvement work practices suffer more from downsizing than those with fewer such practices?

a.High-involvement work practices are costly to maintain.

b.High-involvement work practices are for elite employees.

c.High-involvement work practices require a cultural buy-in.

d.High-involvement work practices are linked to competitive advantage.

 

 

 

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