Question 1
0 out of 1 points When an employer does not routinely offer career development programs, there is very little individual employees can do to take control of their own development. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] False 0 out of 1 points Which term refers to positioning yourself to move ahead in an organization? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Advancement [None Given]

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Question 3
Needs Grading ________ is a company-maintained record of employees' abilities, skills, knowledge, and education. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] Skills inventory

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Question 4
0 out of 1 points Jermaine is a retail associate at a music warehouse. He has recently received a booklet from management that outlines the qualifications and experience he needs to have in order to advance within the company. It shows different alternatives and jobs that he could fill in the future depending on the areas in which he wishes to train and specialize.

 [None Given] Question 5 0 out of 1 points In Fortune 500 companies. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: 15 [None Given]  Question 6 0 out of 1 points Which of the following actions would be LEAST likely to help a subordinate find career anchors? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Setting goals that are easily accomplished [None Given]  Question 7 0 out of 1 points Barriers to the advancement of women and minorities are clearly visible and can be eliminated through career development strategies.Jermaine is probably reading a: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: career path chart. ________ % of seats on the boards of directors are held by women. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] False 0 out of 1 points  Question 8 .

Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] True 0 out of 1 points Eileen is considering assignments.Han is going through the process of identifying his skills. He is in the ________ phase of career development. training programs. Eileen is in the: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: development phase of her career development. and development opportunities that she will need in preparation for being a general manager in the future. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] dual-career couple . values. [None Given]  Question 10  Question 11 Needs Grading A couple whose members both have occupational responsibilities and career issues at stake is referred to as a(n) ________. and interests. leading to dissatisfaction and poor performance. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: assessment  [None Given] Question 9 0 out of 1 points Too much of an emphasis on career development can be detrimental to an organization by creating unrealistic expectations.

[None Given] Response Feedback:  Question 14 0 out of 1 points Many companies view career development as a good way to prevent job burnout.Response Feedback: [None Given]  Question 12 0 out of 1 points An in-basket exercise given to an employee for career development purposes would most likely focus on: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: providing feedback to the worker. . [None Given]  Question 13 Needs Grading What self-development steps are recommended to prepare employees for future workplace challenges? What are the warning signs that an individual's career development activities have become excessive? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] Summary of suggested answer * Create a personal mission statement * Take personal responsibility for your career * Make learning a priority * Find a mentor Excessive career concern is indicated by employees capitalizing on advancement opportunities rather than maintaining adequate job performance. Workers may also focus more on managing impressions and networking than on performing the job.

Rudy produces a recent productivity and quality study that shows significant improvement among employees to support his assertion that a development program is unnecessary.1. wants to invest in career development because he is concerned that the firm is not prepared to meet future needs and challenges. an IT manager. Charles asserts that managers are taking care of their employees well enough and that nothing else is necessary. which are a concern to her. but upper management is 100% Asian-American male. Charles. She asserts that an active career development program would help the company with EEO-related matters. Rudy's comments most likely suggest that he: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] is confused between the concepts of training and development. Refer to Case 9. The workforce is about 30% female and 45% minority. the operations manager. Rudy. suggests that assigning employees to various jobs would give them a wider base of skills at a minimal expense. and a career development program would be a costly duplication. the HR director. Tanya. states that most supervisors currently discuss career options with their subordinates as part of the management process. Answer Selected Answer: [None Given] . 0 out of 1 points  Question 1 Succession planning is more important at large organizations than at small firms. states that CableNet has already invested significantly in employee training.1 Ron.Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer:  [None Given] True 0 out of 1 points Question 15 Case 9. the CEO at CableNet.

[None Given]  Question 3  Question 4 0 out of 1 points The employee-empowerment approach to career development is especially beneficial in flat organizations where advancement opportunities are greater. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] True 0 out of 1 points Mentoring programs: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: make a real difference in careers. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] False 0 out of 1 points Which of the following is NOT a common issue associated with dualcareer couples? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given]  Question 5 Requiring additional health care benefits to cover both .Correct Answer:  False 0 out of 1 points Question 2 Job rotation is closely connected to cross-functional training.

and a career development program would be a costly duplication.1. The workforce is about 30% female and 45% minority. Tanya. the CEO at CableNet. the operations manager. Charles asserts that managers are taking care of their employees well enough and that nothing else is necessary. states that most supervisors currently discuss career options with their subordinates as part of the management process. Which of the following best describes Ron's primary concern? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] Preparing employees for anticipated management . Rudy. an IT manager. Rudy produces a recent productivity and quality study that shows significant improvement among employees to support his assertion that a development program is unnecessary. wants to invest in career development because he is concerned that the firm is not prepared to meet future needs and challenges. Refer to Case 9. which are a concern to her.1 Ron. [None Given]  Question 7 0 out of 1 points Case 9.members of the couple  Question 6 0 out of 1 points All of the following are common self-assessment activities EXCEPT: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: participating in succession planning. She asserts that an active career development program would help the company with EEOrelated matters. but upper management is 100% AsianAmerican male. the HR director. states that CableNet has already invested significantly in employee training. suggests that assigning employees to various jobs would give them a wider base of skills at a minimal expense. Charles.

Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] True Needs Grading ________ is an ongoing and formalized effort that focuses on developing enriched and more capable workers. [None Given]  Question 9 0 out of 1 points The use of performance appraisals in career development gives employees and the organization important insights into employees': Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: strengths and weaknesses. Answer Selected Answer: [None Given]  Question 11 . [None Given]  Question 10 0 out of 1 points Organizations that offer tuition assistance programs hope to reduce turnover and encourage employee loyalty.openings  Question 8 0 out of 1 points The purpose of career development has changed over time and shifted its focus from the: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: organization to both the organization and the individual.

including: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: the empowerment movement. Your best choice of an assessment tool would be: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: an assessment center.Correct Answer: Career development Response Feedback: [None Given]  Question 12 0 out of 1 points Which of the following actions would be LEAST likely to help a subordinate find career anchors? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Setting goals that are easily accomplished [None Given]  Question 13 0 out of 1 points You want to use an organizational assessment tool to evaluate an employee's ability to handle certain situations specific to the job and to test for key skills. [None Given]  Question 15 0 out of 1 points . [None Given]  Question 14 0 out of 1 points A number of events and forces in the business environment have shaped the move in career development from corporate to individual responsibility.

0 out of 1 points  Question 17 Which of the following best explains why the career development field has experienced significant change in recent decades? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Career paths are less structured and predictable. As the head of HR. you would most likely: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] realize that giving total responsibility to employees may leave them without the guidance and understanding they need to develop their careers. Answer Selected Answer: [None Given] . [None Given]  Question 18 Needs Grading A couple whose members both have occupational responsibilities and career issues at stake is referred to as a(n) ________. is trying to encourage employee empowerment in the business. Operations Manager of Brant International.Barriers to the advancement of women and minorities are clearly visible and can be eliminated through career development strategies. She supports letting employees take total responsibility for their career development. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer:  [None Given] False 0 out of 1 points Question 16 Chloe.

coaching. and tuition assistance most likely fosters career development and advancement. career paths. job rotation. Response Feedback:  [None Given] Question 21 0 out of 1 points . job-posting systems.Correct Answer: dual-career couple Response Feedback: [None Given]  Question 19 0 out of 1 points An interest inventory is a self-assessment tool employees can use to prioritize their personal values. * Develop interpersonal skills in addition to performance skills * Understanding business trends * Improving communication skills * Being a team player and resolving conflicts An organization that offers mentoring. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] False Needs Grading What are some steps that employees can take to improve their chances for career advancement? What organizational activities suggest that a firm has a culture that supports career development and advancement? Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given]  Question 20 Summary of suggested answer -a more developed list appears under the heading Advancement Suggestions.

in a company newsletter.Most succession planning is: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: handled informally by most firms. their personal lives are less likely to affect their performance. Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: [None Given] job-posting system Response Feedback: [None Given]  Question 23 0 out of 1 points All of the following are recommended activities for career advancement EXCEPT: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: balancing your work and family [None Given]  Question 24 0 out of 1 points When both members of a couple have careers and occupational responsibilities. Answer Selected Answer: [None Given] .  [None Given] Question 22 Needs Grading A system in which an organization announces job openings to all employees on a bulletin board. or through a phone recording or computer system is referred to as a(n) ________.

Correct Answer:  False 0 out of 1 points Question 25 Career development tools such as psychological testing. [None Given] . and performance appraisals are also used in: Answer Selected Answer: Correct Answer: employee selection. assessment centers.

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