1. What are the four main career stages according to Super and Hall and when do they occur?
2. Describe the first step in the training process. Why is it needed?
3. Explain three main reasons for conducting performance appraisals.
4. What is the key difference between BARS and the Graphic Rating Scale?
5. What are the key problems with 360-degree evaluations?
6. What is the difference between a right and a privilege? Give an example of the difference within an organization
7. What are the four types of problem employees and how should they be handled?
8. What is job satisfaction largely based on? What is not a major determinant of job satisfaction? Based on the research in the textbook.
9. What is the difference between a lockout and a strike?
10. What are the main reasons that incentive pay systems fail?
11. What are the four types of compensation?
12. Describe expectancy theory.
13. What is the cause of wage compression?
14. What are the three reasons that variable pay is used in organizations?
15. Provide an example of a straight piece-rate plan and of a differential piece-rate plan.
16. Why do extrinsic rewards decrease intrinsic motivation?