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This is a company culture that acknowledges and respects family and life responsibilities and obligations and encourages managers and employees to work together to meet personal and work needs.

A)Personal-work life balance culture
B)Employee personal-life balance culture
C)Supportive work-life culture
D)Family-work culture
C)Supportive work-life culture

Page: 436
While learning and developing socialization within an organization, an employee learning the company's goals, values, traditions, etc. and the backgrounds of the members would fall under:

A)performance proficiency.
B)company goals.
C)politics.
D)history.
D)history.

Page: 437 (Table 12.1)
The negative effects of unmet expectations can be reduced if new employees have a high-quality relationship with the manager. This can be done in which phase of the socialization process?

A)Anticipatory socialization
B)Encounter phase
C)Settling-in phase
D)Realistic job preview phase
B)Encounter phase

Page: 438
Effective orientation programs include _____ of the new employee.

A)active involvement
B)rigorous training
C)flexibility
D)a high learning curve
A)active involvement

Page: 439
According to the book, this needs to be avoided if a company is trying to become a learning organization.

A)Plateauing
B)Sabbaticals
C)Dual-career roles
D)Obsolescence
D)Obsolescence

Page: 446
Sabbaticals allow employees to get away from their day-to-day job stresses and acquire new skills and perspectives.

A)True
B)False
A)True

Page: 447
Career breaks and the ensuing disruptions are far worse for a large company than for a small company.

A)True
B)False
B)False

Page: 448
Research suggests that employees need to have support networks at home, at work, and in the community.

A)True
B)False
A)True

Page: 448
There are as yet no research findings that company policies that help employees manage work and nonwork conflicts enhance employees' job performance.

A)True
B)False
B)False

Page: 450
Companies need to train managers to understand that employees' use of work-family policies should not be punished.

A)True
B)False
A)True

Page: 456