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A company's personnel director surveyed employees about their satisfaction with the company's system for awarding employee performance ratings. The survey data indicated that employees who received high ratings were very satisfied with the system. The personnel director concluded from these data that the company's best-performing employees liked the system.

The personnel director's conclusion assumes which of the following?

(A) No other performance rating system is as good as the current system.
(B) The company's best-performing employees received high ratings.
(C) Employees who received low ratings were dissatisfied with the system.
(D) Employees who receive high ratings from a performance-rating system will like that system.
(E) The company's best-performing employees were motivated to perform well by the knowledge that they would receive performance ratings
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2011, 23:17
well well well...

pls help me with an insight to rule out option C..it says "Employees who received low ratings were dissatisfied with the system"

If we negate it...employess who received low ratings ARE also satisfied with the system..doesnt it break the conclusion?
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2011, 23:22
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 14 Aug 2011, 23:41
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2011, 01:59
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well well well...

pls help me with an insight to rule out option C..it says "Employees who received low ratings were dissatisfied with the system"

If we negate it...employess who received low ratings ARE also satisfied with the system..doesnt it break the conclusion?



+1 for B

Deepti, you may want to check out my post for another CR. ur making the same mistake

http://gmatclub.com/forum/masterpieces-of-literature-118849.html

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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 15 Aug 2011, 07:34
assumption fills the missing link here...
employees who received high ratings were very satisfied with the system...
company's best-performing employees liked the system

The company's best-performing employees received high ratings
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 19 Aug 2011, 22:52
B in 00:43 :)
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2011, 05:34
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 15 Sep 2011, 22:10
b is mine
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 02 Nov 2011, 07:12
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Re: CR:Personal Director [#permalink] New post 02 Nov 2011, 08:26
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Re: A company's personnel director surveyed employees about [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2011, 00:56
choice B connect the high rating system to the best performing employee. So, it is the correct one.
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Re: A company's personnel director surveyed employees about [#permalink] New post 23 Dec 2011, 00:19
Another one with a logic gap. The assumption in B, the correct answer, ties the ends of the premises to the conclusion.
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Re: A company's personnel director surveyed employees about [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2011, 09:44
easy it's B
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Re: A company's personnel director surveyed employees about [#permalink] New post 26 Dec 2011, 10:13
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Re: A company's personnel director surveyed employees about [#permalink] New post 07 Jan 2012, 21:57
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Re: A company's personnel director surveyed employees about [#permalink] New post 09 Jan 2014, 08:35
crick20002002 wrote:
A company's personnel director surveyed employees about their satisfaction with the company's system for awarding employee performance ratings. The survey data indicated that employees who received high ratings were very satisfied with the system. The personnel director concluded from these data that the company's best-performing employees liked the system.

The personnel director's conclusion assumes which of the following?

(A) No other performance rating system is as good as the current system.
(B) The company's best-performing employees received high ratings.
(C) Employees who received low ratings were dissatisfied with the system.
(D) Employees who receive high ratings from a performance-rating system will like that system.
(E) The company's best-performing employees were motivated to perform well by the knowledge that they would receive performance ratings


Negating B will totally tear the argument ppart

So B it is

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Re: A company's personnel director surveyed employees about   [#permalink] 09 Jan 2014, 08:35
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