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Exam SPHR topic 4 question 37 discussion

Actual exam question from HRCI's SPHR
Question #: 37
Topic #: 4
[All SPHR Questions]

Which of the following would be considered an extrinsic reward?

  • A. A feeling of accomplishment after completing a tough assignment
  • B. A 10 percent salary increase
  • C. Challenging work on a new project
  • D. Recognition by the CEO at a company meeting
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Suggested Answer: D 🗳️
Answer option D is correct.
Extrinsic rewards are nonmonetary rewards where self-esteem comes from others, such as formal recognition for a job well done. Challenging work on a new project (C) is an intrinsic reward. Salary increases (B) are monetary rewards. A feeling of accomplishment after completing a tough assignment (A) is another type of intrinsic reward. See Chapter 6 for more information.
Chapter: Compensation and Benefits
Objective: Total Rewards Defined


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1 year, 3 months ago
Selected Answer: D
Extrinsic is monetary and nonmonetary
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3 years, 5 months ago
This answer is incorrect . Money is an extrinsic reward. Extrinsic means it needs to be monetary in some format.
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