Chapter 12 Quiz

1. The Joshua Bell example revealed that people didn’t seem to notice the world-class talent who was on display.
a. True
b. False

2. Your authors contend that leaders have the sole responsibility for 1) creating a growth-fostering environment and 2) ensuring that employees become and remain investment worthy.

a. True
b. False
3. To be “investment worthy,” employees should be willing, capable, and committed to which of the following?
a. Adapting
b. Continuously learning
c. Embracing the organizational direction
d. b and c
e. all of the above

4. An organization’s ______ is the statement that addresses “What are the tangible and intangible benefits the organization offers to potential and existing employees?”

a. Talent portfolio
b. Talent development
c. Talent proposition
d. Talent acquisition
5. Leaders are more likely to be “progress makers” if they hire people like themselves.
a. True
b. False