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Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program’s existence than they were at the program’s start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their jobs.

Each of the following, if true, would weaken the conclusion drawn above EXCEPT:

(A) The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful.
(B) The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles.
(C) While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.
(D) Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that, while participating in Quality Circles in their previous companies, their work satisfaction had increased.
(E) The machine operators who participated in Quality Circles reported that, when the program started, they felt that participation might improve their work situations.
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This is tricky. So I will use POE.
Conclusion : QS program decrease the satisfaction of the participants.

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Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program’s existence than they were at the program’s start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their jobs.

Each of the following, if true, would weaken the conclusion drawn above EXCEPT:

(A) The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful.
This provides alternate cause of dissatisfaction. Hence weakens the conclusion
(B) The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles.
In others it is saying that QS is not worse than alternate program
(C) While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.
emphatic weakener
(D) Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that, while participating in Quality Circles in their previous companies, their work satisfaction had increased.
another weakener
(E) The machine operators who participated in Quality Circles reported that, when the program started, they felt that participation might improve their work situations.
What the operators think is irrelevant to the conclusion. Hence the answer.
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I was between C and E . C says that the operators reported an improvement in Job satisfaction . This is in compliance with with what is stated in the stimulus . The stimulus too says that the m/c operators exhibited a decline in job satisfaction. The workers were less satisfied with their work situations than they were at start of the program.So C does not weaken . However C was not as strong an answer as E
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C seems to be an obvious weakener to me. It suggests that during the program, they exhibited increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.

Meanwhile, I did not understand what you mean by these two, please explain.

C says that the operators reported an improvement in Job satisfaction .

The stimulus too says that the m/c operators exhibited a decline in job satisfaction
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C seems to be an obvious weakener to me. It suggests that during the program, they exhibited increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.

Meanwhile, I did not understand what you mean by these two, please explain.

C says that the operators reported an improvement in Job satisfaction .

The stimulus too says that the m/c operators exhibited a decline in job satisfaction
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We need to look at the answer choices that drives home the point that the Quality Cricle program reduces the machine operators satisfaction.

The option E fits in because the machine operators had an expectation going into the program that it would help them improve their work situations. But if it did not fulfill their expectation, then it surely would be a cause of dissatisfaction. Hence option E is correct!
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Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program’s existence than they were at the program’s start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their jobs.

Each of the following, if true, would weaken the conclusion drawn above EXCEPT:

(A) The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful.
(B) The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles.
(C) While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.
(D) Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that, while participating in Quality Circles in their previous companies, their work satisfaction had increased.
(E) The machine operators who participated in Quality Circles reported that, when the program started, they felt that participation might improve their work situations.


This is a toughie. Let's see
Conclusion: W who participate in a QC --> less satisfied with their job.
Premise: W were less satisfied with their work situation after 2 years of the program’s existence than they were at the program’s start.

So basically, we wan't to look for an answer choice that doesn't weaken the claim that QC causes dissatisfaction. Let's see the answer choices.
We want to find the odd one out.

(A) The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful.--> This could explain the dissatisfaction, so it weakens the argument by providing an alternate cause. Out
(B) The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles--> This one says that the one that did not participate were also dissatisfied. So QC is not really causing dissatisfaction. Out
(C) While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.---> This one says that QC is actually good. This could weaken the argument as well
(D) Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that, while participating in Quality Circles in their previous companies, their work satisfaction had increased. ---> This one says that QC in other companies have proved good. So this could weaken it too.
(E) The machine operators who participated in Quality Circles reported that, when the program started, they felt that participation might improve their work situations ---> Well they had expected that the program might improve their work situation. Now, this doesn't really tell us much. I don't really see how this could weaken the argument. So I think I will go with this one because it is the odd one out
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Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program’s existence than they were at the program’s start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their jobs.

Each of the following, if true, would weaken the conclusion drawn above EXCEPT:

(A) The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful.
(B) The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles.
(C) While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.
(D) Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that, while participating in Quality Circles in their previous companies, their work satisfaction had increased.
(E) The machine operators who participated in Quality Circles reported that, when the program started, they felt that participation might improve their work situations.


I'm going with E on this one.

Well if it’s a voluntary program then it is pretty obvious that they were excited to start the program but this doesn't tell us much.

In A, the recession is what really cause discomfort so it weakens the conclusion
In B, if members that didn’t participate in the program were also dissatisfied then there's something else going on here
in C, the program was actually a good one since they were showing these positive signs
In D, they did the same program at other companies and it worked. Program is good, this also weakens

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Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program's start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their job.

All weaken EXCEPT:

A. The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful
B. The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles
C. While pariticipating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism
D. Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that while participating in Quality Circles in pervious companies, their work satisfaction has increased
E. The machine operators who participate in Quality Circles reported that when the program started, the felt that participation might improve their work situation
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This is my explanation:

A. Alternate premise leads to the conclusion - Weakens
B. Alternate premise leads to the conclusion i.e. inaccurate data leads to the conclusion - Weakens
C. Conclusion given is opposite of the conclusion of the argument i.e. satisfy- Weakens
D. Conclusion given is opposite of the conclusion of the argument i.e. satisfy - Weakens
E. In the same direction of the premise may lead to the same conclusion as the argument - Strengthen/ neutral

Hence, Ans: E
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P1:Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators.
P2: Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program's start.
conclusion: any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their job.

we have causal reasoning: participating in quality Circle program --> become less satisfied with their job

All weaken EXCEPT:

A. The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful
weaken.. it introduces alternative cause for becoming less satisfied
B. The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles
weaken.. it says becoming less satisfaction is not related to quality circle program
C. While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism weaken.. it indicates that the survey data has problem
D. Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that while participating in Quality Circles in previous companies, their work satisfaction has increased the extreme language of the conclusion makes this option a weakener.. conclusion says any workers who participate in a quality circles program so even if employees participate in another company's quality circle program and report increase satisfaction, it weakens the argument!!
E. The machine operators who participate in Quality Circles reported that when the program started, the felt that participation might improve their work situation
this option correctly explains the reason for being less satisfied after participating in quality circle program... their expectation was not fulfilled.
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My reasoning:

Argument: Participation in Quality Circle leads to lower job satisfaction.

A. Provides a reason other than Quality Circle for the decreased satisfaction. Weakens.
B. Workers who didn't participate also had decreased job satisfaction. Weakens.
C. During participation, the workers exhibited indicators of increased satisfaction. This could, however, result from something other than job satisfaction. We see an effect, but we have no idea of the cause. Doesn't really weaken nor strengthen.
D. Reported improvement of job satisfaction while participating in Quality Circle. Weakens.
E. At the beginning of the program, the workers who participated felt that participation could improve their work situation -> their job satisfaction wasn't great to begin with. The program could have caused the decreased job satisfaction after two years, but the reason could simply be that nothing has changed, so while at the beginning of the program they were somewhat more satisfied as they thought the program would improve their work satisfaction, now that the program hasn't worked, their satisfaction has decreased. Doesn't necessarily weaken, doesn't strengthen.

In my mind, since E could weaken the argument but C doesn't, C is the most logical choice.
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I know that these question has appear in the forum before but could someone please comment on my reasoning. Thanks.

Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program's start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their job.

All weaken EXCEPT:

A. The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful
B. The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles
C. While pariticipating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism
D. Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that while participating in Quality Circles in pervious companies, their work satisfaction has increased
E. The machine operators who participate in Quality Circles reported that when the program started, the felt that participation might improve their work situation

I ran into a real problem with this one....

A. Weaken
B. Weaken
C. Doesn't necessarily weaken. this can be a result of a number of thing.
D. Other circles are irrelevant to this argument. We don't know how they were structured, who ran than etc....
E. Can weaken -> if there were no promotions, that could be a reason for dis-satisfaction....

How can we resolve this?
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How does "A" weakens the conclusion ? The premise hasn't quoted any number for survey while "A" is specific to Second survey. I thought, just like E, even option A is irrelevant. Pls suggest.
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How does B weaken ? Isn't it implying that the reduction in satisfaction is regardless of participation in training program ?
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How does B weaken ? Isn't it implying that the reduction in satisfaction is regardless of participation in training program ?


What you said in bold implies that B weakens the argument
The conclusion is - Participation in a Quality Control Program causes less satisfaction with the job

One way to weaken a cause and effect conclusion is to find an alternate cause for the effect.

Now since people who didn't even participate in the QCP felt less satisfied with their job and people who did participate also were not satisfied, there has to be some other cause for the low satisfaction because according to the conclusion only the people who were in the QCP were affected and had low satisfaction.

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Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program’s existence than they were at the program’s start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their jobs.

Each of the following, if true, would weaken the conclusion drawn above EXCEPT:

(A) The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful.
(B) The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles.
(C) While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism.
(D) Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that, while participating in Quality Circles in their previous companies, their work satisfaction had increased.
(E) The machine operators who participated in Quality Circles reported that, when the program started, they felt that participation might improve their work situations.


I'm going with E on this one.

Well if it’s a voluntary program then it is pretty obvious that they were excited to start the program but this doesn't tell us much.

In A, the recession is what really cause discomfort so it weakens the conclusion
In B, if members that didn’t participate in the program were also dissatisfied then there's something else going on here
in C, the program was actually a good one since they were showing these positive signs
In D, they did the same program at other companies and it worked. Program is good, this also weakens

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I have a major problem with this one.
D is talking about a different company and different employees. This has nothing to do with the question at hand.
E on the other hand is a WEAKENER. The employees thought that their working situation would improve but it hasn't. That would cause a lot of frustration and they won't be satisfied.
Any input on this?
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Lark Manufacturing Company initiated a voluntary Quality Circles program for machine operators. Independent surveys of employee attitudes indicated that the machine operators participating in the program were less satisfied with their work situations after two years of the program's start. Obviously, any workers who participate in a Quality Circles program will, as a result, become less satisfied with their job.

All weaken EXCEPT:
*To weaken the conclusion the statement has to somehow point away from Quality Circles as a cause of decreased employee satisfaction.
A. The second survey occurred during a period of recession when rumors of cutbacks and layoffs at Lark Manufacturing were plentiful *Rumors of cutbacks and layoffs, rather than the program decreased employee satisfaction.
B. The surveys also showed that those Lark machine operators who neither participated in Quality Circles nor knew anyone who did so reported the same degree of lessened satisfaction with their work situations as did the Lark machine operators who participated in Quality Circles *People with no affiliation to the program have equally decreased employee satisfaction.
C. While participating in Quality Circles at Lark Manufacturing, machine operators exhibited two of the primary indicators of improved job satisfaction: increased productivity and decreased absenteeism *The program has actually increased job satisfaction.
D. Several workers at Lark Manufacturing who had participated in Quality Circles while employed at other companies reported that while participating in Quality Circles in previous companies, their work satisfaction has increased *The program can increase job satisfaction at Lark.
E. The machine operators who participate in Quality Circles reported that when the program started, the felt that participation might improve their work situation *This would point to QC as the source of decreased satisfaction if they had expectations when beginning the program that were not met over the course of it.
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