Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 29 May 2016, 17:26
GMAT Club Tests

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 19 Feb 2004
Posts: 414
Location: Lungi
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 14 [0], given: 0

Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 07 Apr 2004, 07:38
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

100% (01:31) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 15 sessions

HideShow timer Statistics

Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel
less stress than does working longer workweeks. In
addition, greater perceived control over one's work
life reduces stress levels. It can be concluded, there-
fore, that shorter workweeks cause managers to feel
they have more control over their work life.

The argument made above uses which of the follow-
ing questionable techniques?
(A) Associating two conditions as cause and effect
on the basis of their being causally associated
with the same phenomenon
(B) Taking for granted that two factors that have a
certain effect individually produce that effect
more strongly when both act together.
(C) Assuming what it sets out to prove
(D) Using an irrelevant point in order to draw a
conclusion
(E) Basing a conclusion on preconceived views
about the needs of managers
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 30 Aug 2003
Posts: 324
Location: dallas , tx
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 22 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 07 Apr 2004, 09:24
B it is..i see my mistake.. agree with aspire..is A
_________________

shubhangi


Last edited by shubhangi on 07 Apr 2004, 10:11, edited 1 time in total.
1 KUDOS received
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 16 Oct 2003
Posts: 154
Location: India
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 4 [1] , given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 07 Apr 2004, 09:38
1
This post received
KUDOS
I will go with A.

My explanation:

A causes B (Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less stress )
C causes B (greater perceived control over one's work life
reduces stress levels)

The conclusion says that A causes C (shorter workweeks cause managers to feel they have more control over their work life. )

Choice A clearly supports the above reasoning.
_________________

A 750 aspirant.

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 27 Feb 2004
Posts: 185
Location: illinois
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 19 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 07 Apr 2004, 11:34
initially started out with B and then ended up wth A....
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 07 Apr 2004
Posts: 7
Location: montreal
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 07 Apr 2004, 11:55
I would have to go with A on this one
GMAT Club Legend
GMAT Club Legend
User avatar
Joined: 01 Oct 2013
Posts: 7705
Followers: 713

Kudos [?]: 144 [0], given: 0

Premium Member
Re: Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 14 Mar 2016, 21:19
Hello from the GMAT Club VerbalBot!

Thanks to another GMAT Club member, I have just discovered this valuable topic, yet it had no discussion for over a year. I am now bumping it up - doing my job. I think you may find it valuable (esp those replies with Kudos).

Want to see all other topics I dig out? Follow me (click follow button on profile). You will receive a summary of all topics I bump in your profile area as well as via email.
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 01 Jul 2014
Posts: 15
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 50

GMAT ToolKit User
Re: Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Apr 2016, 07:56
even i agree for A. can ny1 provide oa and oe.tia
Re: Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less   [#permalink] 10 Apr 2016, 07:56
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
4 Many people feel that hard work deserves a reward. However, veenu08 8 06 Oct 2013, 07:54
6 Experts publish their posts in the topic Since pollution-causing human activities can cause an bschool83 26 14 Aug 2011, 07:48
3 Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less ajit257 6 09 Dec 2010, 13:25
For-profit hospital managers generally work independently of lexis 18 16 Jun 2008, 04:47
Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less ayushi 10 12 Oct 2006, 10:07
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Working shorter workweeks causes managers to feel less

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.