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11. What is one HR program associated with embeddedness, given that downsizing is unavoidable?
b.off-site child care
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
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?
15.What organizational initiative provides a program of counselling and job-search assistance for workers who have been terminated?
16.What do you call an employee who remains with an organization after a downsizing?
17.Downsizing became a huge phenomenon in the 1990s and then it waned. Which year did downsizing make a comeback?
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?
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.