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Quiz 1: Digital Disruptions and the Workplace Quiz

  • Tai Wei Lim
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1. What are two examples of populist resistance to globalization?
  1. A.

    California-zation and technocratization

     
  2. B.

    Glocalization and Dub Step

     
  3. C.

    Brexit and American First policies

     
  4. D.

    None of the above

     
2. What is not a typical coping mechanism for easing unemployment caused by technological disruptions?
  1. A.

    The governments of developed economies have had to help ease the transition for these workers to be reskilled to get new jobs.

     
  2. B.

    Governments may consider providing welfare support for workers replace by machines till they are able to find jobs.

     
  3. C.

    Social welfare and safety nets will need to be tweaked to help individuals who are unable to find jobs or are retrenched due to outsourced jobs, jobs replaced by automation and other economic changes.

     
  4. D.

    Carry out wholesale destruction of industrial machines to stop them from taking over human jobs.

     
3. Which of the following is generally NOT a soft skill favoured by companies and organizations today when hiring humans? Choose...

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  • Tai Wei Lim
    • 1
  1. 1.Singapore University of Social SciencesSingaporeSingapore

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