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1) The occupational Safety and Health Act gives workers the right to a job:
A) with a legally mandated wage in which wages are common in the areas of similar kinds of work (B) with fair and equitable wages in order for an employee to enjoy a decent standard of living (C) free from recognized hazard that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. (D) free from assigning duties to workers that require them to lift, bend or move items any time on the job.

2) According to the new social contract:
A) the focus on employers obligation to provide long term job security is emphasized. (B) companies tried to attract workers by giving them interesting and challenging work (C) job security is based on seniority, but salaries may be cut for poor performance. (D) the employer is without any responsibilities towards employees.

3)Which of the following is (are) true about honesty tests
A) Employees welcome the opportunity to prove their honesty (B) It is written psychological test trying to predict employee honesty on the job. (C) It has been found to be an effective way of determining employees' integrity (D) All of the above

4) The Sarbanes-Oxley Act makes it illegal for employers to :
A) sue federal contractors for fraud (B) retaliate in any way against whistle-blowers who report information that could have an impact on the vale of a company's shares (C) hire employees that have a prior record of federal fraud or misconduct (D) B, C but not A

5) Which ethnic group is predicted to have the largest increase in workforce representation by 2020
A) African-Americans (B) Hispanics (C) Asians and Pacific's Islanders (D) Native American

6) In her best-selling book, Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich discovers which of the following about entry-level employment in American .
A) Average minimum-wage workers do not earn enough money to pay for adequate housing, transportation and food (B) Women are able to move through the ranks of employment at most fast food establishment very quickly (C) Ethnic minorities are unlikely to be hired for most minimum-wage jobs (D) All of the above

7) Which of the following is (are) true about child care programs
A) They help reduce employee absenteeism and tardiness (B) They aid in recruiting by improving the company's image (C) They help retain talented employees (D) all of the above

8) According to the Conference Board, by 2005, 37% of workers will be:
A) more concerned about health care that pensions. (B) more concerned about caring for a child than for a parent. (C) more concerned about caring for a parent than for a child (D) more concern about company benefits than salary increase

9) Researchers have found that there is:
A) a weak relationship between viewing violence and violent behavior (B) no relationship between viewing violence and violent behavior (C) a strong relationship between viewing violence and violent behavior (D) an inverse relationship between viewing and violent behavior

10) In general, when dealing with the media, executives should avoid;
A) contact with the media if possible (B) seeing the media as the enemy (C) giving the media any information they can use (D) appearing happy or content

11) Being open and honest is a
A) blueprint for failure in dealing with the media (B) successful media strategy (C) risky strategy for business-media relations (D) acceptable if your firm owns a media company

12) The fact that a Japanese company, Bridgestone, owned Firestone was:
A) an important factor in the Firestone Tire media crisis response (B) used as an excuse by Firestone for a poor media response (C) irrelevant in Firestone's media response to the crisis (D) less important since Ford Motor Company was a U.S firm

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1) The occupational Safety and Health Act gives workers the right to a job:
A) with a legally mandated wage in which wages are common in the areas of similar kinds of work (B) with fair and equitable wages in order for an employee to enjoy a decent standard of living (C) free from recognized hazard that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm. (D) free from assigning duties to workers that require them to lift, bend or move items any time on the job.
C) free from recognized hazard that are causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm This is the purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

2) According to the new social contract:
A) the focus on employers obligation to provide long term job security is emphasized. (B) companies tried to attract workers by giving them interesting and challenging work (C) job security is based on seniority, but salaries may be cut for poor performance. (D) the employer is without any responsibilities towards employees.
A) the focus on employers obligation to provide long term job security is emphasized. The new social contract places more responsibilities on the employers.

3)Which of the following is (are) true about honesty tests
A) ...

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